John You were right, the river was in good condition at the weekend, relatively clear and not too high. The temperature was up to 7oC, so my warmest outing of the grayling season. The question was, would I be able to hook up with the lady of the stream on Valentine’s Day, and would sweet …
The Frome, Piddle & West Dorset Fisheries Association will shortly be announcing some fantastic news in conjunction with the Westcountry Rivers Trust. To find out more you are very welcome to attend the the Frome, Piddle & West Dorset Fisheries Association AGM on Friday 9th April – more details to follow…..
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.
Contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60
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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.