Month: March 2010

New Members Day

What a fantastic turn out for the new members day. The weather was kind, but no rising fish were seen, although a grannom has been spotted – high hopes for some fly for the start of the season next week…

Riverfly gets going……..

Hi All Firstly a big thank you for turning out on Sunday morning for our first Riverfly get together. I am pleased to say that we have our first meeting booked for Sunday 18th April 10am at the Dorset Wildlife HQ just outside of Dorchester. We hope to put various sampling sites on the map …

Twelve days to fishing….

The rain is lashing against the office window, its been very cold and the start of the 2010 season is only twelve days away. The river looks as good as ever and we have seen our fair share of dark Olive’s hatching, no Grannom yet, they are going to hang on until we get those …

River Cerne Pre-Season Tidy Up

It was the turn of the River Cerne & Wolfeton Fishery to have their pre-season tidy up. Many thanks to John, Richard, Bryan, Jim, Rod & Dave, it was a great to see so many giving up their time on such a wet day. Both waters are now looking great and already for the start …

River Fly get together

River Fly monitoring, a reminder! 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 …

River Piddle Working Party

Today’s working party tackled the River Piddle and we were welcomed by Richard along with his wonderful tractor. Next working party is next Friday, please come along and lend a hand.. This made tree removal painless and the Piddle is looking perfect for the new season….. before after

Day Tickets

Sorry folks our allocated 45 day tickets for the DFC fishing have now been sold.

Day tickets

Due to the outstanding value of the day tickets avaliable on the clubs fabulous chalk stream fishing there are now only two tickets left to sell. If you have booked fishing please insure that payment is made fairly shortly, and grab those last tickets before they go… Regards John River Keeper

The Wild Trout Trust in Dorchester

Shaun Leonard, Director of the Wild Trout Trust, will be presenting a talk on the work of the Wild Trout Trust, in particular demonstrating projects that have been undertaken by the Trust to restore valuable salmonid habitat on some of Britain’s most challenged rivers ands streams. He will be illustrating his talk with examples of …