Month: August 2009

APLF Picnic

Tonight was the combined river walk & picnic with the members of the Association of Ponds, Lakes & Fisheries (APLF). John Aplin was our guide. First to the fishery below ours at Lower Bockhampton, to show everyone work that was completed last Autumn. new riffles Then we headed upstream to our water to show how …

Solid Contact With a Fish

Hi John, Many thanks for the guest tickets which arrived safely, I used the first of them last Thursday 13 August 2009.Unfortunately the ticket got soaked in my pocket whilst wading so please accept this email as my return for the day. I started at Lower Bockhampton about 12.30pm and fished up as far as …

Good Condition

John I was out on the upper water above Whitfield Hatches on Saturday. Quite breezy and with sun threatening to break through but never quite managing it. The fish didn’t seem to mind, and although there wasn’t really much hatching off the water the odd fish were taking stuff blown off the banks. The deeper …