I drove up to Hooke fish farm earlier today and noticed that the Frome was about to burst its banks at Maiden Newton, fortunatly for Trev and his guest the flood water takes a few hours to get below Dorchester. On my return to town I grabbed my camera and went in search of the …
The AGM went very well, it was good to see so many Members there and many thanks to John Aplin for another super illustrated talk on the Club’s activities. I will be sending out the subscription reminder & minutes ASAP. Pike & Grayling Fishing Members may fish for pike and grayling between October & February …
I cannot believe that the clubs AGM has come around already, its tonight, so dont forget, an action packed evening. We managed to get our egg box installed today, but it looks like we over mended the hatch….. Eggs going in just before Christmas. Egg box ready to go
The river is now up and very coloured, after 24 hours of fairly heavy rain. If your going Grayling fishing you will need at least a 7 swan loafer….. I need it to fine down in the next few days so we can install our hatchery box… An image of spring.
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
If you see any fishing, netting or trapping you think is illegal, please don’t tackle it yourself.
Contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60
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Angling’s representative body, the Angling Trust, has a web site for anglers to record sightings of cormorants, goosanders and mergansers throughout the UK: www.cormorantwatch.com The site is easy to use and will gather vital data to help persuade government of the need for action to protect fisheries.