We had an early start and what a magnificent morning greeted us as we made our way across the water meadows. Our task for the day was to remove the fence above 10-Hatches, ready for the contractors in March to come in and erect a spanking new fence, allowing fishermen plenty of room to fish …
Today we got agreement from the farmer to replace the fence above 10-Hatches. The new fence will provide easier access to this lovely stretch.. Thanks to Richard & John for their help.. Saturday 16th February – Removal of fence @ 10-Hatches – curry lunch providedContact John Aplin for more details – John@Riverworks.co.uk Although getting there …
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.
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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.