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Plan B

With the river rising to a dangerous level after last nights storm, a Plan B was required. The work party was diverted to the Southover Beat on the River Piddle for its annual trim. Thanks to everyone who turned up, we really did clear a huge amount of willow… Tomorrows work party is scheduled for …

So Far, So Good

An amazing length of the Upper Water has been trimmed back with the help of John Aplin, Kevin Ackerman and big thanks to Colin Hawkins who came along with his slew to help remove the larger trees. Also thanks to all the Members that have been out helping with the work. Still three more days …

Storm Callum

The forecast for today was a little harsh to say the least, gales touching “nine” with heavy rain…. We decided to go ahead with our planned work party on the Lower Water, die hard workers Robin and Bryan (massive thank you) keen to lend a hand, resulting in a great deal of tree trimming…. A …

A Late Trout Saves a Blank

I spotted a dimple under a bank. Probably another leaf, or something falling from the overhanging branches or nettles. The afternoon had not been productive, and although I had seen plenty of fish, they had been unapproachable with the river so low and clear here. Then it happened again. Definitely a fish, and it was …

Storm Bronagh

Yesterdays work party was spent clearing up a fallen willow after Storm Bronagh and there is still plenty of bank clearing left to do in the next planned day – Friday 12th October – see you there Good work Rob, many thanks – John Aplin

Golden Day Ticket

Still plenty of fishing to be had before the season ends, like these two day ticket holders found out… Hi John Had another great day, lots of fish between us most on nymphs and a few on dries, including the big brown Cam had. Thanks again, Steve and Cam

Strange Mayfly Season

I agree with comments made by others , it has been a strange mayfly season this year , requiring more effort and covering more water to find a hatch and more importantly rising fish . I found this lovely wild one in an out of the way lie , and made the usual hash of …

A Brace of Big Fish

To catch one big fish in the Frome may be considered fortunate, but to catch a brace the same size on the same day borders on the miraculous. The first was in the morning on a carrier, in a difficult place (aren’t they always ?), but I saw it in a shaft of sunlight, nicely …