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……………………………
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
Here a few photographs of the recent works carried out on the Lower Water – the Keeper today reports that fish have moved back in and waiting to be caught! Fish Survey The First Cut Dr Allan Frake directs proceedings! Willow is laid back to provide shelter Complete
To help in the Lower Water Project, there will be a work party Thursday 13th October @9am – meet at Lower Bockhampton Bridge.
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.