Hello John, I would like to thank you for a really enjoyable days fishing on the beat at Bockhampton on 14th July – it was a really memorable day on your magical stretch of the Frome and it was a real privilege to fish this lovely stretch of river. Although the day had its challenges …
After a fairly long dry spell, John G took all our lovely summer weather on holiday with him, replacing it with a few incredable rain showers and some cooler weather, this has done wonders for the river giving it a well deserved flush through and a little top up. The BWO hatches have been a …
Just a note to be aware that there is a wasp nest just before the second stile upstream of Gifford’s Pool, we had just finished weed cutting, decided to clear a way to the stile, when all hell broke loose, I got stung on the chin, but we escaped quietly via the river……..As we waded …
I have just realised that I have not posted anything on the DFC blog for a while, rightly or wrongly I hoped that folks were reading my blog, so I did neglect the DFC one, for this I am sorry. The clubs news letter is due in the very near future with detailed accounts of …
Here is one of Zdenek with a slippery troutVlada is not standing in a field, but surrounded by weed…Other stretches were less choked.A decent fish in Martin’s hands.And finally, the elusive bass to the fly!
The Club is a private one, founded in 1877, of approximately sixty-four members and six Town Rod subscribers. The Club’s waters consist of about 12 miles of wild brown trout & grayling fishing in the main River Frome, River Cerne and River Piddle, together with attendant carriers and side streams. The waters extend both above and below the town of Dorchester and the Club employs a part-time keeper.
Friday 15th February 9.00am Poundbury - tree clearing
Saturday 23rd February 9.00am Affpuddle - tree clearing
Friday 8th March 9.00am River Cerne - tree clearing
If you see any fishing, netting or trapping you think is illegal, please don’t tackle it yourself.
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Angling’s representative body, the Angling Trust, has a web site for anglers to record sightings of cormorants, goosanders and mergansers throughout the UK: www.cormorantwatch.com The site is easy to use and will gather vital data to help persuade government of the need for action to protect fisheries.