What perfect still frosty morning greeted myself and my grayling fishing friend George, as we tackled up. The river was in great condition for grayling fishing, still high from the weeks rains, with just a tinge of colour. We were long trotting and it wasn’t long before we had the first hungry fish landed. George …
We now have another stretch of fence free fishing. Live stock are not using the meadow at Whitfield hatches, for a year or two so we have removed the fence. Progress is also being made on the fence upstream of Ten Hatches. Safe back cast zone
At last, we have consent from the agency for our hatchery box and its 25000 diploid Brown Trout eggs. The day was spent repairing the hatch that was blown out by the great flood of 07. Now we can again obtain the head of water needed to run our box….. Anyone joining us for our …
John I managed to slink off between 1 and 3pm today what a stunning afternoon, more like April than November without the biting easterly. Fishing around Grey’s Bridge I had grayling and one trout on a killer bug – shouldn’t that be renamed the killer maggot ?! The river was quite low and clear with …
The Club is a private one, founded in 1877, of approximately sixty-four members and six Town Rod subscribers. The Club’s waters consist of about 12 miles of wild brown trout & grayling fishing in the main River Frome, River Cerne and River Piddle, together with attendant carriers and side streams. The waters extend both above and below the town of Dorchester and the Club employs a part-time keeper.
Friday 15th February 9.00am Poundbury - tree clearing
Saturday 23rd February 9.00am Affpuddle - tree clearing
Friday 8th March 9.00am River Cerne - tree clearing
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