Month: February 2009

A Big Smile!

My guest Andy had heard about the huge Frome Grayling but despite many hours of helping me on the Wylye I hadn’t got round to inviting him down in the winter for a crack at them. With a small window left in the season and the Frome fining down just in time we set off …

Not long to go

I have to say, this past week has put a smile on every angler’s face, with the first hint of spring, carpets of Snowdrop’s and now a few Daffodils along the river banks, birds singing and a river full to the brim with crystal clear water, all looking great for this coming Trout season now …

Town Stream

They have started to repair the footpath that leads down from Hangman’s Cottage. The first step is to remove all the over hanging trees so they can repair this footpath, this will also have the added benefit of letting more light in and increase the weed growth. From Dorchester Fishing Club 2009 There will be …

Spring?

George was down again to try & land a 3lb+ grayling; conditions could not have been any better, river was full but clear – the sun was shining brightly, giving an early spring feel to the day… From Dorchester Fishing Club 2009 But after fishing from 8am to 11am, we hadn’t landed or even had …

Southover Farm Water, River Piddle

The Membership is now complete and you will shortly be receiving the March Newsletter, Membership Card etc. We have unfortunalety lost the lease on the top bit of the River Wrackle and our fishing now ends just above the old hatch at Cuckoo Pound. I have sent out a new map showing the limit of …

River full, but…

The river is very full as expected, but it is now clear and very fish’able. February Floods From Dorchester Fishing Club 2009