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 …
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 …
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.
If you see any fishing, netting or trapping you think is illegal, please don’t tackle it yourself.
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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.