Latest Posts Under: River Work

Team Effort

A bit of a team effort at Whitfield, trimming back a little overgrown willow, great work Kev, Robin and John

Winters Work Parties

The last of the winters work parties, a good turnout for some gentle fencing work on the upper water, a bonfire to clear up the remainder of the cut willow and a celebratory pasty and doughnut. A huge thank you to all who turned out to help over the last few months, we have achieved …

Affpuddle Beat

The weather for yesterday’s work party could not have been better, glorious warm sunshine. A day’s work party on the delightful Affpuddle beat, a great turn out resulting in a rather productive tree trimming session covering the whole beat apart from a couple of designated sanctuary areas. A few LDO’s hatching for the fish to …

River Cerne

We were blessed with early spring sunshine and warmth for our little work party, I had planned to have another go at the trees under Poundbury but as only two keen helpers showed we quickly headed on to the delightful River Cerne, a tree trim on the whole beat was completed, this little gem looks …

Burn

With some drying cold easterly winds we have been burning up some of the massive piles of willow cleared from some of our lovely beats, more to do in the coming weeks, aiming to make our fabulous fishing even better for next season. As always a huge thank you to the additional help and the …

Round Up

Something to round up the week 🙂 After a seriously long dry spell we arrived on the Monday morning for the first day of a week of work parties to find a rather coloured and rising river, this has been the course for all of the week, tweaking days to safely fit in with water …

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 …

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