John and his team have been busy over the past few days planting trees down on the Lower Water to encourage wildlife and provide excellent cover for the fly life. There is a good mix of trees oak, ash, hazel, spindle, hawthorn etc. They have been bought with money from our rod licences and it good to …
Membership for 2011 season is complete and huge welcome to all the new Members. We will be holding a new Members day on Saturday 26th March where you will be shown around the Club’s waters. (more info in the March Newsletter) We have also provisionally sold all our Day Tickets and if you are one of the …
There was a real feel of spring as this months working party started it’s work on the Upper Water by the Withy Bed. First we headed up to see the effect the small islands that were installed last year. They had worked brilliantly over the winter months, creating some wonderful gravel bars and features that …
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.
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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.