TV cameras visit Ross to report on River Wye phosphate pollution.

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TV cameras from ITV Central visited Ross this week (Thursday 25 March) to report on the dramatic findings of Ross-on-Wye Angling Club’s water quality monitoring project. Charlotte Cross, the station’s Environment correspondent, interviewed Rob Leather and Trevor Hyde from Ross … Continued

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Salmon season off to a terrible start.

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Despite heroic efforts on the part of local members of Ross Angling Club as yet not a single salmon has been caught by Club members in the 3 weeks since the season started. In 2019 the last year where normality … Continued

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Ross AC phosphate campaign on local radio.

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As part of Ross AC’s campaign to bring the sad state of the Glorious River Wye to the attention of the public and to put pressure on the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales the Club Chairman Rob Leather and … Continued

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Shocking results for River Wye phosphate pollution.

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How Ross on Wye Angling Club is working to save your River. Months of water quality monitoring carried out by Trevor Hyde have revealed shocking levels of damaging phosphates in the river Wye around Ross. The club is supporting an … Continued

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What a monster!

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Personal best barbel to Derrek Williams of 13lb 7oz. He caught this fin perfect giant just before the coarse season ended on 11th March. It’s got to be one of the biggest barbel from Ross AC waters. It was one … Continued

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Up early for the last day.

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Kim Harman was up early to bag a favourite place on Weirend for a short session on the last day of the coarse fishing season and all his fish came in the two hours after he made his first cast. … Continued

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Gary and Colin make a start.

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Those Members who have been out and about recently are very aware of how bankside trees are starting to encroach on swims on both Benhall and Weirend. Club Chairman Rob Leather says “In anticipation of all the work we will … Continued

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Gary gets it right.

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Member Gary Spavins thought he would have a days trotting on Weirend for chub rather than sitting rods pointing skywards waiting for the barbel to show interest. The pictures show that was the right decision on a cold March day … Continued

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Weirend barbel for Peter.

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The appetite to go fishing has been subdued in the cold weather recently apart from the considerations of Covid. But with the weather turning warmer in the last few days more members have been taking their exercise down by the … Continued

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