PINK SALMON

 

Natural Resources Wales appeals
to anglers and the public for continued help in identifying and reporting pink
salmon catches.

Natural Resources Wales is urging netsmen and anglers to report unusual
catches after the first capture of a pink salmon in the river Dee at the Chester
fish trap monitoring station.

Numerous capture reports were made around the UK in 2017 especially […]

From the Welsh Government

Marine and Fisheries Division

Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs 

16 July 2019

Dear Mr Eardley,

I would like to update you on the outcome of the Local Inquiry relating to Natural Resources Wales’ (NRW) proposed Byelaws for Salmon and Sea Trout.  The Planning Inspectorate concluded the Inquiry and provided the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs with a […]

Outcome of the Local Inquiry on Natural Resources Wales’ proposed ‘All Wales Salmon and Sea Trout Byelaws

THE FOLLOWING IS COPIED FROM THE REPORT : THE APPEAL HAS BEEN LOST AND THE FOLLOWING WILL BE IMPLEMENTED FROM 2020. PLEASE SEE THE NEW BYELAWS WEHEN PUBLISHED FOR FULL DETAILS.

The Byelaws 7. The proposed byelaws are detailed in full in Inquiry documents Ref. CD APP/52 & APP/53. The proposed byelaws are time limited to […]

Reply from Hannah Blythyn AC/AM

Deputy Minister for Housing and
Local Government

Ein cyf/Our ref
DC/HB/05335/19

Mr
W G Davies Chairman

Merthyr
Tydfil Angling Association w.gary.davies@sky.com

12 June 2019

Dear Gary,

Thank
you for your letter received on 3 June, on behalf of Merthyr Tydfil Angling
Association, regarding an invitation to meet.

Access to inland
water has long been a contentious issue with both user communities passionately
believing that they are in the right, both […]

From W G Davies (Gary) Chairman MTAA to: Hannah Blythyn.AC, AM. Deputy Minister Local Gov and Housing

Mr. W.G. Davies:        Chairman.           3 Blanche Street,

                                         Dowlais,

                                                                                                            Merthyr
Tydfil.

                                                                                                            CF48
3PE.

                                                                                                            01685
371981.

                                                                                                            
07974806032

    E mail:W.GARY.DAVIES@sky.com                                                                                                                 3/6/2019

To:  Hannah Blythyn.AC,  AM. Deputy Minister Local Gov and Housing

Cc: 
Dawn Bowden AM.  Mr Gerald Jones
MP.

Ref:- Access inland water – “Legislation”

Dear Minister,

To say I am dismayed would be a vast understatement
considering the work
has been done over the past TEN years, trying to […]

Last update: 18th July 2019

Letter from Minister to Chris White

Page […]

Update from Chris White

The minister has sent a written statement to all AM’s saying she has received the inspectors report see the attachment.  Note she intends to make her decision before the summer recess so not much will happen until after July and probably not until September when the Assembly returns.  I cant see any changes to the […]

Welsh Dee Smolt tagging reports

Joel Rees Jones, of NRW, has been good enough to share the various reports relating to the smolt tagging experiment currently in its final year on the head of the River Dee click here for […]

Chris White's letter to The Minister

Dear
Minister,

Following
an email from the Planning Inspectorate re the delay in the release of the
Inspectors report on the above Inquiry please see the attached letter outlining
our very real concerns on the lack of transparency with regard to the inquiry
and the withholding of the inspectors report until a decision has been made by
the Ministers.

Regards

Chris
White

Conservation
officer: Campaign for the […]

Commentary from CPWF Conservation Officer

As
I am away next week following discussions with the key CPWF objectors I have
sent the attached letter to the Minister this evening (and received
acknowledgement of its receipt). 

I
am not sure if this will make any difference and expect to receive the standard
‘I can’t comment until I receive the Inspectors report’ reply from the
Minister.  However by sending […]

Update from Chris White

All,

Some
of you will already have received this email from the Planning Inspectorate
(PI) to say the inspectors report will now not be completed until 3 June. 
We should not be surprised that the inspector is having difficulty ‘due to the
complexity’ of the inquiry.  This is direct result of the Minister using
her Planning Inspectorate and calling this a […]

Chris White: Notes on the Welsh Fisheries Forum

Attendees

Stephen Marsh-Smith

Afonydd Cymru

Richard Garner Williams

Welsh Salmon & Trout Conservation Cymru

Mark Lloyd

Angling Trust

Alan Winstone

Clwyd, Conwy & Gwynedd Rivers Trust

Paul Edwards
[…]

Chris White: Report on Welsh Fisheries Forum

The second meeting of the fisheries forum was held in Newtown on Thursday 2 May, I have attached a summary of the notes I took at the meeting, the formal minutes will be available via the NRW website once approved, I will forward a copy to you as soon as I receive the draft copy.

The […]

Angling Trust and their help.

The Angling Trusts CEO Mark Lloyd, who was subject to considerable pressure during his presentation at the hearing was asked why the Angling Trust had not represented all speaking on on behalf of anglers, particularly, why he had not provided a barrister as had NRW, his response was as follows.

“It is preposterous of […]