Latest Posts Under: River Work

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

Not Long Now

Saturdays work party was rather chilly, a biting gale force easterly followed with a blizzard. A good turnout, we successfully moved back parts of the fence, that were in the river spoiling a number of good fish holding runs… John Aplin Don’t forget to buy your Fishing Licence https://get-fishing-licence.service.gov.uk/buy/licence-length

December 2017 Work Party

A small group of Members helped the Keeper clear a few trees above Whitfield hatches today. Last call out for the 140th Anniversary AGM & Dinner next Saturday night – there is still time to book a seat, just contact Rob Ayles r.ayles@btopenworld.com If you can’t attend, why not buy a few raffle tickets – …

November 2017 Work Party

Weather was against us, but we still cleared plenty of willow along the Poundbury beat and time for a brew at the end of the morning.

October Work Party

We had a fabulous weekend of work parties, a good turn out and we all had great fun clearing willow and maintaining some old flow deflectors and as usual lots of pasties, coffee and cake in the breaks… The club AGM and dinner is looking rather exciting, better get your names down rather soon, and …