Don’t forget to purchase your rod licence before the start of the season:- Valid EA Link BUT BEWARE THERE IS A ROGUE WEBSITE CLAIMING TO SELL ROD LICENCE From the Environment Agency:- Dear all, We have come across a website claiming to sell rod licences on our behalf www.fishingrodlicence.com/index.htm They advertise themselves as an application …
It was a glorious day to be down by the river and the fresh spring growth certainly enhanced the closeness of the 2011 season. We cleared overhanging branches on the lower section of the Stinsford Side Stream and thanks to everyone who turned out to tidy this magical little stream.
Conditions were not perfect but I did manage to get down to the Frome for a couple of hours on 28th February for my last cast of the season. The water was fairly high and a bit coloured, but by no means impossible. The wind was chilly though, and temperature around 6C. When I reached …
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.
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.