The River Keeper John Aplin has organised a work party for a ‘mornings gentle tree trimming’ at Whitfield Hatches. Please come along and help or just come along to give moral support!!
Day starts at 9am
We all knew the weather would change but did it have too on the Summer BBQ day! Thanks to all those who came along and HUGE thanks to Sarah Williams from the Dorset Wildlife Trust for her wonderful cakes and a special HUGE thank you to John & Andrea Aplin for the use of their home – well done
There was an auction of some wonderful fishing on the River Frome and this alone raised £260.00 – thanks to everyone who contributed a days fishing and to Liberty Aplin for being master of ceremonies..
The Honorary Treasurer Jim Chalmers spotted an article in The Times this week regarding Samuel Edward Valpy Filleul. He was a Member of the Club and caught a dry fly record brown trout 12 3/4lbs 11th September 1907.
The Times article is only viewable if you subscribe www.thetimes.co.uk, so here is a link to the Bournemouth Daily Echo www.bournemouthecho.co.uk and The Daily Mail www.dailymail.co.uk which actually has a photograph of the Reverend.
Here also is a link to the Reverend’s own account of the capture of his record trout Click Here
The EA will be undertaking a fisheries monitoring survey at Greys Bridge Meadow. They hope to undertake the survey on the 29/08/13 environmental conditions allowing.