Month: August 2006

17 August

Apologies to any of our rods fishing on this fine evening, as we had a river picnic on the lower water, for the Ponds Lakes and Fisheries Association and a fine turn out i must say, a fine evening finished with a display from the Blue Winged Olive at dusk a thank you to John …

Ponds & Lakes Association picnic

Arrived at Long Bridge at about 5:35 – John was first to arrive and then a multitude of cars trying to find parking spots. We headed down stream at about 6:05 and I guess there must have been a good 20+ people – a grand turn out. Loud’s Mill The weather was absolutely fabulous and …

Nights Drawing in!

Got down to Whitfield Hatches at around 7:30, still early and the only thing that was moving were few minnows rising. The river looks really good and the weed growth is certainly keeping the water levels up. Shame about the amount of Himalayan Balsam, we were hoping to get a grant from the EA to …

Fence Removal (Day 2)

We removed a lot of the fence on the friday, and even more on the saturday, infact we completed the task by mid afternoon. The GangFence removal, easiest way to remove the old posts was to drive the old drover straight over them, a huge thank you to all those who helped make it a …

Fence Removal

First of the two day working party to remove the fence down at Lower Bockhampton. Met up with John and was good to see Dave Rabson who’s on the waiting list coming out to help. We cut through the fence and heading up to the top to work back down. We were going well, one …