Month: September 2006

Deer and Two Kingfishers

I started in the lower stretch at 11.00. Very few fish were rising so I decided to fish a pheasant tail nymph. Nothing came to my fly but the low clear water and the bright conditions did not help. However, it was a fine September day and the the river bank looked quite beautiful tinged …

Electrofishing Day

Misty Morning The morning was still but very misty as we all met at Lower Bockhampton and the expectation was that the sun would burn through later in the morning. The kit and boat were unloaded and we were ready to go. As in the past few years we were joined by Anton Ibbotson and …

Skunked!

Looking Good Parked up along the causeway to fish under Poundbury. Walked down to Giffords Pool and in just below the trees. The water was so, so clear and you could see fish on the fin so easily. Unfortunately they could also see me! Fished on up trying a spider pattern, then a small nymph …

Lower Water Works

The river improvement works will be starting on the 2nd October. There will be a digger on site, so fishing on the Lower Water will be effected. But please do pop along to see the work, I’m sure they will find you something to do….

Blustery Day

A second day of dreadful weather for the Dorchester Show. Parked up at Loder’s Garage – wind very strong and a very damp feel in the air. Started with a small gold head size 16 and on my second cast I had a lively trout. Wind making casting very difficult and I caught a couple …