Month: June 2008

Bass Fishing

Please come Bass fishing on Friday 6.00pm Ferry Bridge, a fab tide, and lots of Bass and Mackerel about bring your spinning and Fly gear, ring me on 07889 680464.Look forward to seeing you all. Mackerel, kind of on the fly…. A little variation to our chalk stream fishing, lots happening on the river, but …

Almost a great evening’s fishing!

Weather was perfect as I made my way 1/2 mile downstream to fish the evening rise back to the car. It was then I realised I had forgotten my glasses and spent the next 30 minutes trying to thread my fly on! Thankfully I was successful in the end and fished on up with a …

Proposed New Housing Development

Yes when I first heard the Duchy were planning to develop the Red Cow Farm, St. George’s Road I was not surprised, but I was very worried on how it would affect the River. So yesterday John Aplin and I attended a public consultation exhibition to chat with the landscape architect. First sight of the …

Fish pass

Great to see the Louds Mill fish pass in full swing, I visited the site today, had a look at works so far, and was shown the drawings, very impressive! All go at the Mill…

Louds Mill Fish Pass Construction

Finally the work to build the Loud’s Mill Fish Pass has started:- here’s a short update from the EA. “The construction works for the fish pass at Louds Mill weir started yesterday, with the work scheduled to be completed in 9 weeks. This week will see the site being set up and they are due …

Grayling Genetics Update

This is a brief e-mail to inform you where we are at with the grayling genetics project and to thank you all for your involvement so far. To date, we have collected over 700 samples and these will be sent over to Bangor University today. A post doc will be undertaking the lab analysis work …

A day of rest

What a great day, Libs and I set off early to sort out our Bee problem on the lower water, and later in the day the three of us set off back to the lower water for a spot of pond dipping, and a cast or two for me…. DFC, how lucky are we….. We …