A Chepstow arts group has secured funding for a SEAL TRAIL in Chepstow ,celebrating good old Sammy the seal . They have uttered the magic words Sustainability , education ,global warming and bingo , we have a seal trail...... Sammy is not alone on the river wye he has a few mates who also range well up into the river system. They feast on Eels , Salmon & Twaite shad on the river and are said by NRW in a press release to have no impact on stocks........... Has the world gone m
Our facebook page has really taken off with 19,000 " followers " throughout the world. Hard to believe that 25 years ago few would have ever known about a lave net outside the district. The exposure has led to many new contacts and lots of new avenues to explore in the future . It is uplifting to us to have such positive support .
3rd March sees the start of the Salmon angling season on the rivers WYE & USK , these two fisheries will fish right up to 17th October , almost three times longer than our Severn estuary fishery..... Both rivers have no limit on numbers of salmon they catch or anglers that can fish unlike our fishery that fishes under a catch and fisherman limit. With all traditional salmon fisheries on the estuary in effect closed you have to ask the question , where now lays the potential t