Well it was advertised to be shown this evening, but I guess that’s show business!! The River Frome is the star of tomorrow nights show 20:00 BBC2 – make sure you watch because Simon King was guided by our very own Riverkeeper John Aplin…! BBC Springwatch website
Escaped for a couple of hours this evening and fished my usual stretch, covered very little water owing to a good number of fish of all sizes rising freely to Mayfly with a few aerial displays thrown in from the smaller fish. Mayfly imitation worked well and landed two fish pretty smartly. Had great satisfaction …
Great memories made yesterday afternoon , rod sharing with my 16 year old son – teaching him ,( or was it the other way round ), the arts of Mayfly fishing on the upper water. He escaping from GCSE revision and me from the office . A steady hatch , an upstream wind (mostly) and …
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
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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.