Year: 2011

Merry Christmas

I had a bit of time on my hands so was able to get out after grayling on Christmas Eve and also Boxing Day. The river was in fine shape, just the right amount of colour in the water so the grayling could be caught unawares. There were plenty of fish throughout the lower water, …

Boxing Day Walk

Pre Christmas Trim

The weather was amazingly kind to those who turned out for today’s work party, especially as there was some horrendous weather  forecast. Unfortunately it was again a very low turn out and it was down to the usual suspects to tidy the banks from Giffords Pool up to the Withy Bed, but we were unable to …

Work Party Dates

New work party dates have been added, along with a planned Boxing Day walk along the Lower Water in the hope to see a few salmon. Please bring the family along for the walk or come on your own and escape the Christmas chaos for a few hours! Working Party Dates  

Work Party

A great mornings work above 10-Hatches, with all the encroaching tress and bushes removed – thanks to those who turned out and helped.. Before After

Work Party Saturday

Saturday 26th November – 9am – Ten Hatches – tree clearing – meet London Road lay-by (next to Piddlehinton turning)

Defeating the Aliens

Tuesday 15 November  7:30 pm Herrison Hall — Charlton Down — Watts Room Speaker: Sarah Williams, DWT Dorset Wild Rivers Officer We shall fight them on the river banks : defeating the aliens It’s big, it’s strong, it comes from the Himalayas and it stifles any living thing within reach.  No, not the mythical yeti, …

Czech nymph

I did get to the Frome on Monday 31st October as planned, the water was slightly coloured, and conditions were good. Sure enough, the grayling were still well spread out in view of the relatively high temperatures. Plenty of grayling came to the nymph, mostly with delicate takes so I am sure there were many …

Working Party Cancelled

We have been praying for rain for months and it finally arrived this week, unfortunately it means that tomorrows working party has to be cancelled due to the flooded river.. More dates to follow……………………………  

Catch Returns

Now that it is the end of the season, please can you submit your catch returns online. This will help the Managing Committee decide on the stocking policy for 2012. Please also add any day tickets that you issued over the season. Members Annual Catch Return Day Ticket Catch Return