Month: December 2010

The melt had begun

Good to see you at Christmas, as you saw for yourself, I did manage to get out after grayling, see report below: Unlike Dorset’s roads, the river was clear and looking ideal on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, but turkey had to take priority over grayling.  By 27th, the melt had begun, leaving a short window …

Merry Christmas Everyone

River Frome Ecosystem Survey

The River Frome Ecosystem on-line survey, is part of a project designed to enable local people to get more involved in decisions about their environment. The surveys are specifically for people living and/or working in the river Frome catchment area in Dorset. Please see below for some commonly asked questions. Where is the River Frome catchment? About …

Suspiciously fat stomachs

The AGM for me is not just the Annual General Meeting, but time for Another Grayling Mission (weather permitting). By AGM day the snow had gone, the water had cleared and the sun was shining, but it was still extremely cold. Things were very lean to start with, the only signs of life being snipe …

AGM.

Last night was the Club’s AGM and it was the night that the Peter Leatherdale retired from the post of Chairman that he has held since 1986. The incoming Chairman Bryan Sennett presented Peter with a travel rod, for his invaluable contribution to the Club over the past years. Over Highlights: Purchase of the Wolfeton …

Snow Fishing

After being stuck in the house for two days because of the snow blocking our road from the outside world, I finally was able to escape to the river for a fish. My temperature gauge measured a chilling -4c as I parked and tackled up.  I tied on two small glass bead PTN’s and fished up 100 …