Month: March 2007

The Good the Bad & the Managing Committee

Managing Committee river walk today – we walked from Lower Bockhampton along the river to Gascoyne Bridge. The River was in excellent condition throughout and a grannom was spotted on the return journey. Thanks to Vicky for the soup. The Good The Bad& the Managing Committee (& John)

Don’t Forget

To purchase your rod licence http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/New licences for 2007/08 now available. Any angler aged 12 years or over, fishing for salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels in England (except the River Tweed), Wales or the Border Esk and its tributaries in Scotland must have an Environment Agency rod licence. Money from the sale of licences …

Brilliant News

The campers at Giffords Pool have moved on and the area has been tidied up by the council & the Police. Lets hope the campers don’t rush back and blot the English country side again! Giffords Pool The River Wrackle is full of water and will fish well during the first few months of the …

First Grannom

I stopped on the by-pass bridge at Whitfield this afternoon and spotted my first grannom of the season 🙂 Spring Time Clean Gravels and Fresh Growth

Landing Nets

The attached are wooden scoop nets that I make and I would be interested if any of your members would be interested in buying them. The idea started as a retirement gift for a friend and as I enjoy carpentry the idea grew. They are entirely hand made from steamed beech with an oak insert …

Stinsford side stream

Spring was definately in the air on Saturday as we grafted on this delightful piece of fishing, a little light tree trimming and lots and lots of pre season banter, I forgot my camera (again) so no before pictures, but I took one or two after pictures today. Many thanks to Jim, Trev, Brian and …

Flies for Spring

Another very wet Sunday and a few ideas for your fly box. First on my list is of course the GRHE, these are excellent and can be used to represent the early hatching olives. GRHE Then a few grannom patterns will be needed for the end of April when the hatches are at there best. …