Month: October 2008

Bittersweet Autumn Day

Hi John, I used the ticket you kindly sent me last Saturday 11th October. I was blessed with one of those brilliant but bittersweet autumn days – warm sunshine, hatching pale wateries, feeding fish but tinged with that sinking feeling that the seasons end was just around the corner. I arrived at the water at …

It’s Working!

Hi All, I thought you would appreciate and enjoy these 2 video clips of fish to using the Loud’s Mill fish pass. Our consensus of opinion is that the first is a salmon and the second is a brown trout. Sizing the fish is difficult as it is all relative to the camera, but the …

Czech Republic

Just back from an amazing trip to fish the rivers of Southern Bohemia with fellow Club Member Doug. I was treated to some of their best grayling fishing in truly wild & beautiful rivers. From Dorchester Fishing Club 2008 There was also the small matter of a fishing competition and the winner would be the …

Electro Fishing 2008

Today we electro fished the river to remove the unwanted pike. Conditions were fantastic, although a strong and rather cold down stream wind made the morning feel very chilly. From Dorchester Fishing Club 2008 We started at Lower Bockhampton and fished up to Loud’s Mill, where we encountered similar numbers of pike as last year, …

The Club Needs You!

After 12 years as Honorary Secretary, I have decided it’s time for me to hang up my notepad and let someone else take the reins. It has been a great honour and a privilege to serve the Club as Honorary Secretary, during which I have made many great friends and have had many great experiences, …