Month: October 2010

B.W.O Supplementation Programme – Update

BLUE WINGED OLIVES SERRATELLA  IGNITA HABITS It would appear that  the habits of BWO”S are changing  , from what might have been expected some years ago. The appearance of Sherry Spinners and consequent  egg stripping  began this year in  very early June , actually during the Mayfly season . Very recently (late September) I had …

River Frome Rehabilitation Draft Plan

The Draft Report of the River Frome Rehabilitation Plan is now available for public consultation. The Draft Report is available electronically at www.environment-agency.gov.uk/Frome or hard copies can be viewed at the public libraries in Wareham and Dorchester between 1st November – 1st December. The River Frome has many interest groups and to help us ensure …

Last day of the season

Spent the last day of the season on the water today; probably the coldest last day that I can remember with the temperature struggling to a chilly 11 oC and the river a degree lower. Thankfully the northerly wind was quite gentle. After a chat with John Aplin and companion I dropped in below and …