Safeguarding the future of the river Usk
Ongoing issues: ‘Stop commercial export of elvers’ petition, Welsh Assembly Government consultation. a new NRW consultation about new fishing controls to protect salmon and sea trout stocks in Wales. Read about all three here.
Welcome to the Usk Fishing Association (UFA) website! In the past UFA was known as the United Usk Fishermen’s Association.UFA is an independent association representing riparian owners, clubs, associations, organisations and all persons interested in the preservation of fishing on the river Usk and its tributaries. It has been actively involved in some important issues relating to river Usk such as buying out salmon nets and successfully fighting against an Usk barrage. UFA is currently influencing discussions and decisions on:
All these matters affect, directly and indirectly, the health of the river and associated livelihoods and enjoyment.
The UFA website has interesting articles and there is a discussion section for topical issues involving the Usk and its tributaries. The website also includes gauge heights, a picture gallery and other pertinent material regarding the Usk catchment area.
Enjoy browsing this website. If you have ideas about what else may be useful to have on this website that is relevant to UFA’s purpose we would be pleased to learn. Contact details are on ‘Get in Touch’.