Positive News

April 1st 1986

Fly Culture Podcasts

With all forms of fishing currently out of bounds and I’m not even preparing for the start of the season on 1st April. To combat this, I suspect a lot of fly fishers are busy fly tying and reading old forgotten fishing books. There is however an excellent series of podcasts, produced by the Fly …

Coronavirus Update

Following the country wide restrictions which have been introduced due to Coronavirus, and the fact that there is now emerging clarity that fishing is not among the approved forms of daily exercise (and the associated essential travel) it is with regret that the Committee of Dorchester Fishing Club have decided that Members must not visit …

Spring

Today spring arrived and a walk along the river was the perfect way to clear ones mind of this surreal time. Kingcups are blooming, willow trees are in bud, the grass is lush, but the river is still high and coloured. Membership is complete, the waiting list has been updated and hopefully you all have …

New Signs

Bryan Sennett our Chairman has had a very productive time in the workshop making these stunning signs for the clubs water, once the levels go down we will be out catching up before the season starts. Regards John Keeper

Interactive Map

We now have an interactive map showing all the Club’s water. It uses Google Maps, which makes it available to your phone and can be a great help if you are locating a parking spot for the first time and whilst fishing ensuring you don’t wander outside the Club’s boundaries,.. It shows all the known …

AGM and Fishing for Schools

After the success of last year’s event, plans have been prepared to hold another Charity Dinner following the AGM on Tuesday 17th December 2019. We are again very fortunate to have been offered the tremendous facilities of Sunninghill Prep School (SPS) in Dorchester to host both the venue for the AGM and then a Dinner …

Autumn Tidy Up

Well another season that rather flew by… Now that the mowing and strimming season is over and done with it is nice to get on with some autumnal projects, surprised by the amount of heavy rain over the last few weeks we have had to juggle our days around rising rivers, luckily with the help …

Working Parties – October 2019

Middle Water

Dear Members – Another whole week of work parties. We have decided to have another full, hands on week cutting back the willow that has gone rather mad over the last few years, encroaching on some of our great fishing and hopefully by letting in some more light we can encourage the Ranunculus to return. …