Had a very memorable evening fish with my good friend Adrian, who is down for a weeks fishing. We bumped into the Chairman who was enjoying the carrier, catching a few fish on a large humpy pattern. There were already spinners in the air and one rested on my rod for a while. We had …
A few days ago I took an Australian officiating at the Olympic Sailing Event for a day on the river. Hugh is a mad keen trout fisherman from Sydney who had brought his rod and reel to the UK just in case he got the chance to go fishing. A rest day from the Laser …
The first meeting is on Friday 21st September 6.30pm at West Stafford village hall. A very informal gathering of like minded people, an evening of fishing, fly tying, second hand tackle and chalk stream chat….. Our first guest speaker to very kindly come forward for our launch of the “Chalk Stream Club” is Charles Jardine …
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.