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August 28, 2019
Wendy presented her dad's cup for the first salmon of the season to Matthew at our open day .
Joanne Morgan presented Matthew with her dads trophy for the biggest salmon of the season.
The day was the biggest and best yet . Supported by our local community and folk from far and wide .
Without our fishery this would be another facet of our community and country life that would just disappear.
This day almost 20 years ago started with a few family & frie...
August 23, 2019
All our hard work is now coming together with our 2019 open day this saturday .
Chepstow coast guard ,S.A.R.A. , Sudbrook museum & Weston bay shrimpers will be supporting our day.
There will be" lave net training" & " guess whats in the box " for the children, an exhibi...
August 17, 2019
Only the second thornback ray we have ever caught in the lave net.........We have caught hundreds over the years on rod & lines but it is very rare to get one in the net .
August 14, 2019
Our friends from across the estuary will exhibit at our open day on 24th Aug . 1-5 pm .
They will set up a net and talk about it's use .
A great bunch of guys with plenty of information to share .
Our fishermen's low tide finds given the Rolf Nobel treatment . This recent visitor to our fishery produced some brilliant pictures.
All our "finds " will be on show at our open day .Sat 24th Aug. 1-5
copyright Rolf Nobel
August 6, 2019
Our Black rock lave net fishery facebook page ,a suggestion by Matt. our youngest fisherman has really taken off with well over 2000 followers.
we try to keep this fresh with our lives on the estuary throughout the year with many different things all built around...
Seeing fish on most calm tides out on the estuary can only be good . a few have been missed by our fishermen.......a slice of luck is often required out there .
Martin ,after missing three ! at last got his net under one ,a nice "botcher ". No wooden spoon for h...
July 31, 2019
Great to welcome TV presenter Sean Fletcher to our fishery yesterday . What a great team !
Sean filmed with us in "The Gut " for a TV series highlighting things of interest along the welsh coastal path .
This will be screened in the new year.
It was very sad that NRW refu...