Safeguarding the future of the river Usk
In this section you can keep up to date with all of the latest news, UFA meetings and events concerning the UFA and the river Usk, with the most recent updates appearing at the top of the page.
This interesting presentation made by the Wye and Usk Foundation at their Annual Meeting in October last year focuses on why we experienced such low salmon numbers last season and how our river is performing. Whilst there is information in this presentation that relates to the River Wye, it is still interesting to see how our river is performing.
New FEB Information section added to the website for member only access.
The Angling Trust has written to Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon MP asking him to to reduce the red tape tangling up the process for applying for a licence to control fish-eating birds, which cause untold damage the UK’s £3.5 billion angling industry. Many angling clubs and fisheries which have been in existence for generations are struggling to survive, putting at risk vital direct and indirect rural employment. Without adequate fish stocks, their rivers or lakes cease to attract visiting and local anglers.
The long awaited Response from Jane Davidson to the Sustainability Committee Report and Recommendations on Access to Inland Water was released on the 22nd September.