Last Cast Supper

A Vintage Reel and Two Classic Trout

The early fog gave way to some pleasant autumn sunshine this morning for my last trout session of the season on the Club water. For a bit of fun I fetched my oldest rod out of retirement and fitted on an even more elderly vintage reel. Not a valuable reel, actually one I bought for …

Old Ladders Needed

Chairman Bryan Sennett is still after some old metal ladders, these will allow access to and from a few steep sections. With this in mind, if anyone has an old metal ladder that could be used, please contact Bryan email : Bryan Sennett

Duchy of Cornwall Water

The Managing Committee is pleased to announce that the Club has secured the lease on the Duchy of Cornwall waters for another 21 years. This covers water from Hangman’s Cottage to the by-pass at Whitfield Hatches and the Lower Water from below Deadman’s Pool to above 10-Hatches. To witness the four Trustees signing the lease, …

Last Cast Supper 2021 – UPDATE

Final arrangements have been made and everything is in place. The supper will have a 7.00pm start to give enough time to get drinks etc. The meal will start at 7.30pm. The price for the meal is £20.00p and may be paid to me via Bacs at Sort code 202662 Account no. 00590746. I hope …

Tom Fort – Casting Shadows

Casting Shadows

The Dorset Literary Festival have a talk by angling expert Tom Fort featuring his book “Casting Shadows”. His subject matter is the history of freshwater fishing from ancient times to the present day and promises to be informative and entertaining. The talk is on Wednesday 13th October at 2.00pm at the Dorford Centre,Top of Town …

Automatic Fly Fishing Reel?

Our Chairman Bryan Sennett is after a loan of an automatic fly fishing reel for a fly fisher who has lost some mobility in his right arm after a stroke. If you do have one that he could borrow, please contact Bryan directly email : Bryan Sennett

Angling Centre West Bay

We have been kindly offered 10% discount at Angling Centre West Bay – they stock a Hardy, Greys, Airflo, Cortland, Fulling Mill, Semperfli, Leeda, Veniard, Turrall, Wychwood and many more – they also have a great range of sea and course fishing tackle – just say you are a Member of the Dorchester Fishing Club. …

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Fisheries Team

Salmon Parr Tagging

Once again, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Fisheries Team will be Electric Fishing and tagging salmon and trout parr throughout stretches of Dorchester Fishing Club controlled River Frome between 25th of August and 17th of September. If you see us working please come and say hello. We would like to thank you all for, …