Day Tickets are now available and for those lucky people who have booked dates for £35 per rod per day. Please make your cheques payable to “Dorchester Fishing Club”, with a stamped address envelope to: Ray Aplin 1 Athelstan Road Dorchester Dorset DT1 1NR
River Fly monitoring Lots of you have expressed an interest in being involved in our local river fly monitoring group, covering both the Frome and the Piddle. We are moving forward with our first get together which is going to take place at- Richard Slococks “Wessex Fly Fishing” at Southover, Tolpuddle. Sunday 21st March at …
We had a river walk, on both the Frome and the Piddle last Saturday, casting our eyes over a few trees that need clearing and as a result of this there are a couple of dates for your diarys. Taking a look at the Piddle. 9.00am Friday 12th March River Piddle, tree work. 9.00am Friday …
John, I had a couple of grayling trips on Sunday 10 and Monday 11 Jan (yes it was cold). On Sunday I didn’t have much time and was struggling to find any fish, when a good-sized grayling hit the nymph hard, raced across the stream and jumped out of the water, so I could estimate …
Membership is now closed for the 2010 season, welcome to all the new Members and we will be arranging a New Member’s Day in March… Day Tickets are selling well and there are only 17 left, so if your intend to have a day on the Frome, I suggest you book a day ——- NOW!
John, Following Doug’s post on the Club’s blog, the member to which he referred I guess was me. Derek and I had a very enjoyable, if cold, morning looking for an elusive winter grayling on the lower water on the 28th. The best of two fish caught was a 16in beauty which the attached photo …
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.