Month: August 2012

Working Party

The Riverkeeper needs help in removing a large willow on the River Piddle water on Saturday 22nd September at 9am – park in usual spot..

Evening Rise (at last)

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 …

Olympic Sailing

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 Dorset Chalk Stream Club

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 …