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Wasp Nests **Updated**

There is a wasp nest under Poundbury just upstream of Kelly’s bridge, true left bank – SY 68273 91288 and also on the upper water at – SY 67350 91990 again true left, just where you slide in…. **UPDATE** 3rd August – two more nests above 10-hatches Regards John Aplin Poundbury Wasp Nest Location Upper …

Weeding Cutting and Day Tickets

A small band of Members braced the wet conditions and helped River Keeper John Aplin with a weed cut on the Affpuddle beat. The beat is now looking in tip-top condition ready for the BWO evening rises. Unfortunately this beat is not available on a Day Ticket, but it is now possible to purchase Day …

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 …

Last Cast Supper

Hot off the press – Latest news on the Last Cast Supper. Open to all with a passion for our chalk streams. 12th of October at West Stafford Village Hall 7.00pm arrival. Supper served from 7.30pm. Great end of season menu catered by the Wise Man Inn Steak, Portobello mushroom and red wine pie with …

Electric Fishing

Notification of Electric Fishing and tagging of salmon and trout parr is scheduled to take place on various stretches of Dorchester Fishing Club controlled River Frome between Bockhampton and Gascoigne Bridge on the 5th and 15th of September. We would like to thank you all for, once again, supporting our research. Further information on this …