I couldn’t resist a quick trip to the river on Sunday, and was surprised to find that a good few members had had the same idea. Admittedly conditions looked good, water not too clear, no wind, and temperature somewhere around 3C. It was one of those days when it was actually possible to change the …
First work party of the year and we worked hard up from Whitfield Hatches clearing over hanging trees and bushes. Shame more people didn’t turn out because with more help we could have achieved so much more. We also checked out the trout hatchery which is helping to boost the natural head of trout. We …
I had a good day on DFC water yesterday with eight grayling up to 40cm, one tiny sprod grayling of less than 10cm, plus a couple of wild browns (possibly the same fish once in the morning and again later in the afternoon). I fished through the area we discussed with small tungsten bead nymphs, …
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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.
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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.