Auction Catalogue - Fishing
One day with lunch, or two evenings, for 1 rod on a private syndicate beat of the Middle Usk, guided by Lee Evans. The Usk is famed for its early season trout and hatches of Large Dark Olives, March Brown and Grannom. Your guide is local fisherman and Level 2 qualified angling coach, Lee Evans. Some expertise wading and fishing in medium/large river required to get the most out of the day. Date by arrangement. 2019 trout season.
Two nights’/days’ sea trout fishing for 2 rods on the Plas Madoc beat of the River Conwy in North Wales. Possibility of salmon. Approx 2 miles of double-bank fishing with four or five good sea trout pools. The best fishing is from mid-June. Other syndicate members may fish at the same time. The donor will give directions and advice on tides, pools and local accommodation if required. Dates by agreement but must be taken before the end of July 2019.
One day for 1 rod, trout fishing on the lower River Usk, just downstream of Usk town. This is a rare opportunity to access one of the exclusive beats on the Lower Usk. The Usk is renowned for trout as well as salmon. Your host for the day is Rob Kerby, who has fished this river for many years and will advise you of the best spots and safe wading. Picnic lunch included. 2019 season.
One place on an introductory/improvers fly fishing course at Llyn Brenig in North Wales. The morning will see you receiving instruction while in the afternoon you will put into practice what you have been shown, seeking out rainbow trout! Date by mutual convenience and when a course is scheduled in 2019.
One day for 2 rods fishing for grayling on the Welsh Dee near Bala, accompanied by a club member. Wading can be tricky so bring a wading staff. Grayling up to 3lb have been caught on the Club’s sections of the Dee. Bacon sandwich breakfast and lunch at the Bryntirion Inn included. 2019/20 grayling season. Date by arrangement and subject to river levels.
One day for 2 rods to fish the upper River Usk between Sennybridge and Brecon accompanied by Denise Ashton of the Wild Trout Trust. The Usk here is a medium-sized river with lots of features – pools, riffles and waterfalls. The fish are often spooky but are a decent size and will rise well, especially early in the season. The March Brown and Large Dark Olive hatches in the middle of the day in late March and April can provide bursts of fast and furious activity. Date by arrangement, 2019 trout season.
A 2-hour casting lesson with GAIA qualified instructor, Justin Connolly on the River Usk near Gilwern, Abergavenny. Salmon or trout at an advanced level including slack line and spey casts for either discipline. Casting solutions to catch those hard-to-get-at fish and different fishing methods to fool them. The lesson will be tailored to your needs, wishes and ability. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods fishing Llyn Gwyddior, a 25-acre lake high above the village of Llanbrynmair, Mid Wales. Access is via forest tracks with spectacular views during the journey. Up here a good fish is about a pound, with some over 2lb. Includes use of one of the Club’s boats and an electric trolling motor (not supplied) may be used. The lake can also be fished from the bank. A 4x4 vehicle is required for the steep descent to the boat and in wet weather. Best in summer. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods fishing a mountain lake near Bala. Meet your guide, Noel Hulmston, at 9am in Bala, North Wales. Fortified with a bacon sarnie, you will be taken by your host to the lake to fish for wild brown trout. Waders required and a reasonable level of fitness for working around the lake. Lunch provided. Date by mutual agreement, 2019 season.
One day’s trout or grayling fishing for 2 rods on the Welsh Dee, Carrog (1½ miles right-hand bank).The Dee is without doubt one of the most significant fly fishing rivers in Wales, with healthy stocks of very beautiful wild trout and grayling. Now internationally famous for the quality of its grayling fishing, the river at Carrog offers varied water suitable for dry and wet fly, spiders and nymphing all set in stunning scenery. 2019 excluding 1 September to 17 October.