John Aplin is organising a fishy Thursday 4th July gathering – if you are free and fancy a chat, gather at John’s house at 9am for coffee and to formulate a plan for the day! Casterbridge Fisheries Ltd The Dairy House West Stafford Dorchester DT2 8AL t: +44 (0)1305 257490 m: 07889 680464 e: John@Riverworks.co.uk
I’ve managed to get out a few times over the last couple of weeks to make the most of the mayfly hatch when it finally got going. One of the most striking observations of the river is how the conditions are in stark contrast to last year; the flows are continually strong and high and …
We met Monday lunchtime. I found one fish moving, under the right bank. Just as I was about to cast so a roe buck floated around the bend! I don’t know which of us was most surprised but as he was way out of his depth I had time to swop the rod for the …
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.