Thanks to everyone who attended our beginners day at Llyngwyn today. It was great to meet you all and hopefully we will be able to hold a similar event soon.
1st Paul Metcalf - 6 fish - 3lb 10oz
2nd Roger Lewis - 6 fish - 3lb 9oz
3rd Phil Price - 6 fish- 3lb 9oz
Heaviest fish - John Felton 1lb 0oz
Best Specimen - John Felton
Millennium Doubles winners Phil Price & Ken Holroyd
Very tough conditions for our 2nd club competition today. 10 fisherman caught 28 fish. Best flies were Montana Nymph, Black Pennell, Black and Peacock, Kate McLaren and Bibio fished on floating lines. Next competition is the Claerwen Shield on Sunday 16th June at Claerwen reservoir. Meet at the dam.
Colin Caldecott of Wrexham caught a Rainbow of 6lb which was the heaviest fish of the month. The fish was caught from the bank on a Black Gnat.
John & Christine MacDonald from the Isle of Wight had an excellent day catching a combined 29 fish from the boat. These were taken on Diawl Bach's, Black Pennells and Black Fritz.
Ron Cornwell of Rhayader had 10 trout up to 3 1/2lb and a Carp of around 4lb on various flies from the bank.
Ken & Steve Holroyd both had 9 fish each from the bank with both taking fish up to 3 1/2 lb. These were taken on Buzzers, Damsels and Dry's
Mr Giles of Hay on Wye also had a Carp of around 4lb and 9 trout from the bank. All taken on Buzzers.
Buzzers were also success for B Densombe of Llandrindod Wells who landed 9 trout from the bank.
Best flies for April were –Buzzers, Diawl Bach, Damsels and Dry's
We will be holding an open day at 2pm on Saturday 25th May at Llyngwyn. The session will be free and is open to anyone wanting to start fly fishing. Anyone interested will need to message us so that we have an indication of interest. If successful we may hold further sessions later this summer.
Children under the age of 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult. You'll need to ensure that you wear appropriate footwear and clothing and also bring sunglasses/eye protection. Fishing tackle will be provided.