Month: February 2013

Frome, Piddle and West Dorset Fisheries Association Annual General meeting

You are invited to attend the Frome, Piddle and West Dorset Fisheries Association Annual General meeting. This will be held on Monday 8th April 2012 at 18:00. The venue will be the River Laboratory Freshwater Biological Association East Stoke Wareham Dorset, BH20 6BB Our guest speaker will be Yorkshire maestro Stuart Crofts, Stuart is a …

Putting on the Stile!

A quick test today of the new easy access stile and it proved to be a great success, but please don’t expect the Chairmen to be there to help you over every stile!!. If you are free tomorrow or Saturday, please come and join in the work parties.. Friday 22st February improving access Gasgoyne bridge …

Grayling Workshop

A cold damp day didn’t stop a good turn out for the grayling workshop. John Aplin talked everyone through the art of nymph fishing, from using a sight indicator, to using two heavy nymphs Czech style. Along with all the different types of flies expertly tied by Harry Wallace. Then Trev Stroud and Stuart Brown …

Grayling fishing workshop

It is on, but with a change of meeting point – Saturday 9th February 2013 Program 9.00am meet at Lubbecke Way, Dorchester (off Kings Road). We will have volunteer instructors from the club who are keen to share their knowledge of winter Grayling fishing with others. We will be covering both nymph fishing and the …

River Monitoring Scheme

Angus Menzies and I are  the coordinators for the River Monitoring Scheme of the Dorset Wildlife Trust. We are closely associated with a similar scheme run by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. The scheme is of interest to keen anglers and wildlife enthusiasts alike, who both share a concern for the present and future health of …