I waited till the weather warmed up a bit and went out fishing on Monday for my first trip of 2011. I had decided it was time to catch my first Frome pike (I must admit I have seen very few there, never mind caught one). I cast to the likely spots with my usual …
Just back from the first working party for 2011 where we worked on our wonderful Wolfeton Fishery. It was tree trimming day, to open up the river and allow more light in, hopefully increasing the weed growth. We also left a few over hanging branches to give the trout some extra cover. We also reinstated …
An opportunity presented itsself to me which meant I could snatch a quick trip down south to try for a grayling or two. John Grindle kindly put me up for the night and I made start at around 10am. River looked fine and with a good flow but did not manage any fish until further …
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MEMBERS OF DFC, WISHES FRIENDS FROM CZECH REPUBLIC
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
If you see any fishing, netting or trapping you think is illegal, please don’t tackle it yourself.
Contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60
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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.