Month: October 2009

In Stream works

We have now completed our in stream works for this season, the dead line for these works is the 1st November, so thanks to our lovely pre longed summer and obviously low flows, we have achieved a huge amount on the Frome this autumn. Lots of woody debris added to our flow deflectors on the …

Bad Weather

It’s a good day to walk along the river and check out all the improvements John has completed in the past month and with the extra water in the river, you can see them all starting to take effect. New island at Whitfield HatchesIslands above the Withy BedFlow deflectors on the Top Stinsford

Nearly finished

We took a few days out to do a small restoration project up on the river Nadder for the Environment Agency, and now we are all back in force to finish off our work on the Frome before our end of October deadline. You can see here the addition of come Coir netting along the …

Bream etc

Monday we were on the DFC water doing a little more to our habitat improvement project, and purely by chance we came across a horse that had been injured by barbed wire, blood as far as the eye could see, amazingly Chris a mate of mine and a top paramedic was walking his dog and came to the …

Riverworks

Just a little update on our latest projects, we have had some rain over the last couple of days which was great for showing us the flow around our new islands, so we did build them in the right places. The bank side revetment we have done up at Poundbury will hopefully collect lots of …

Autumn projects

Well what a fantastic indian summer, but a little hot and bright for spectacular fishing, add to that crystal clear and low water and you narrow it down again to that good old percentage, ten percent of the anglers catching ninety percent of the fish. John G and I spoke in detail about some more …