Month: March 2008

What a Difference a Day makes

The River is fine, it does still have a little colour but plenty fishable. I also recieved a report of hatching grannom and rising fish from Riverkeeper John.. See you all tomorrow along the riverside – somewhere! 31st March 16:38

British Summertime Begins

The sun is out and the wild flowers are starting to bloom Unfortunately the rain also fell yesterday, the river is now up and coloured and the chances to fish on the 1st April are low. I will post an update tomorrow evening for any brave soul that intends to turn out on the opening …

Ten Hatches

Great stuff…The new fence is well under way and will be finished by the start of the season, a big thank you to Simon Johnson fencing and his team. lots of room for the back cast.

Swallows and Olives

What a week weather wise, snow, rain, gale force winds, sunshine and its not even April…. There is a hint of spring, yesterday was warm, and today we saw two Swallows, a Butterfly, lots of Olives and a rising fish. What a great place for an office… The last gales caused a certain amount chaos, …

Licence Reminder

Just a reminder to make sure you buy a licence before the season starts – Buy online from the Environment Agency

Looking good

I walked most of the clubs waters today and the one thing that stood out was the prolific growth of Water Buttercup, the best it has looked at this time of year for years, fortunately I have already written to the Environment Agency for consent to cut throughout the coming season, (look out for future …

New Members Day

Today was chance for the new members to be shown round the Club’s water. We started up at Gascoyne Bridge and the river is looking in great condition, with plenty of water and great flow. Everyone should be aware of the new parking restrictions in Loders layby – I think it means you can’t park …

Not long to go

Less than four weeks to go till we gracefully tread the banks of the Frome, amongst the dappled spring sunshine and confused Grannom, blown downstream on a freshening south westerly, cant wait….. A busy start as always, tree trimming and planting, willow laying, one or two new seats, a spot of fencing, on the whole …