Latest Posts Under: Riverfly Partnership

Biosecurity for anglers – planning for the future

A very interesting read from Stuart Crofts, a fly fishing guide and invertebrate expert with the Riverfly Partnership, on how anglers and all water users need to act now and take biosecurity measures on board to prevent further spread of invasive species in our freshwater environment.  He has put a lot of effort into liaising with several …

River Monitoring Scheme

Angus Menzies and I are  the coordinators for the River Monitoring Scheme of the Dorset Wildlife Trust. We are closely associated with a similar scheme run by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. The scheme is of interest to keen anglers and wildlife enthusiasts alike, who both share a concern for the present and future health of …

Fly Boards

As club members or their guests are likely to see this strange looking contraption in the river from early next season , I would like to explain its design and function in advance to possibly alleviate their natural curiosity. Desgin The boards unusual plastic outriggers are necessary to prevent Otter turnover. Otters are by nature …

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Riverfly Partnership

There is a new page being built to highlight the terrific work that a few dedicated Members are doing on behalf of the Club. To find out more please click here Riverfly Partnership

Riverfly gets going……..

Hi All Firstly a big thank you for turning out on Sunday morning for our first Riverfly get together. I am pleased to say that we have our first meeting booked for Sunday 18th April 10am at the Dorset Wildlife HQ just outside of Dorchester. We hope to put various sampling sites on the map …

River Fly get together

River Fly monitoring, a reminder! Lots of you have expressed an interest in being involved in our local river fly monitoring group, covering both the Frome and the Piddle. We are moving forward with our first get together which is going to take place at-Richard Slococks “Wessex Fly Fishing” at Southover, Tolpuddle. Sunday 21st March …

River Fly monitoring

River Fly monitoring Lots of you have expressed an interest in being involved in our local river fly monitoring group, covering both the Frome and the Piddle. We are moving forward with our first get together which is going to take place at- Richard Slococks “Wessex Fly Fishing” at Southover, Tolpuddle. Sunday 21st March at …

River invertebrate monitoring for anglers

Richard Slocock and I recently attended a course run by the “Riverfly Partnership” and the “Wessex Salmon and Rivers Trust“, in fact John G and I have had our fair share of training over the last ten years in basic entomology, and I feel that now is the time to get you all on board. …