Still time to catch wild brownies on the Usk The trout season on the River Usk ends on the 30th September and with the pleasant warm weather we have been enjoying at Gliffaes over the last few days combined with a good height of water means that conditions are tip top for fly fishing. A [...]
Posts Tagged ‘river Usk’
Come on in…..the water’s lovely. “Wild swimming’ is meant to be all the rage right now but to my mind nothing has changed, it is still just a lovely refreshing swim with in the wild, same as it ever was. No crowds, no chlorine, no ‘heavy petting’ and no bombing. Even though the river Usk [...]
- June 18th, 2011
- What's Going On?
Earlier in the Spring around April / May time we noticed a pair of swans right at the very limit of the Gliffaes water on a small island sitting on a nest. We kept an eye on them without going too close as they were very protective and territorial towards their nest. We found this [...]
- April 24th, 2011
- Great Days Out
The key to enjoying any bank holiday on this crowded island is to avoid the masses at all costs. Hoards of highly decorated people in vests and 3/4 length shorts is not who I wish to share a picnic spot with. If you feel like this then a Gliffaes style picnic on the river Usk maybe for [...]
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