Month: September 2008

My catch return for Sat 27 Sept.

Total of 7 brown trout ranging from hand size to approx 12 inches. Fished from Loders garage up in the morning 1 small fish under the trees before the pool on nymph another the same from the pool and did manage to spot and raise a large brown trout from Giffords pool. Intended to return …

Spot the angler!

What a perfect autumn day and just had to go fishing…..As I stepped into the river, I nearly disturbed another angler who was well tucked away amongst the foliage.. Spot the angler! From Dorchester Fishing Club 2008 There was a hatch of small pale wateries and a few fish started moving, but all where very …

Out of the shadows

Hi John Had a couple of hours on the lower water on Monday morning, and also found the fishing difficult, although the weather was OK and the river valley looked beautiful. One tiny trout was enthusiastic enough early on, and I hoped for some larger ones to follow, but it was tough going after that …

Cold water

I think Jim wrote a fine summary of the state of our beloved river Frome tonight. The river is particularly cold after last weeks rain hence the fishing being a little on the difficult side, but please get out there and try fishing with a Daddy Long legs. I found time today to put up …

Little Success

Given the ideal weather conditions I thought that it was about time I brushed the cobwebs off my rod and got out on the river. I fished the lower water in the morning and the upper water in the afternoon. The river looked in great condition. I have never seen it so full in September. …

River update

Friday evening the river was running clear, during the night we must of had a huge cloud burst, causing the Frome to colour up, so apologies for today’s information, as long as it does not rain again Sunday will be fine! A little colour, but fining down…… The Lower water after topping…..

Rivers and things

The forecast for today would appear to be sunny and warm ! A lot of the colour has dropped out of the river making way for a good weekend of fishing. I would therefore suggest that we all make the most of it as there are only about four weeks left! One of our rods …

Dorset County Show

It was very muddy three days work. Thanks for all those that helped – especially John & Elliot for all their hard work and without them the show wouldn’t have gone on! The MUD! From Dorchester Fishing Club 2008 Liberty tying her first fly From Dorchester Fishing Club 2008 Richard & Elliot From Dorchester Fishing …