Month: September 2013

Peanut Slab

I had a very pleasant session on the river fishing the Upper Water last Saturday. The water was clear and a reasonable height, with not too much wind. I was hoping for a large trout, having spotted a good specimen there previously, and did manage to spook a few, but none of them the monster …

The Catch

I received this email from a past Member (soon again to be a Member) and it is one post that doesn’t require photographs because he paints the scene so deliciously with words:- PS> he’s in British Columbia fishing for steelheads!! Tourists and sun-lovers are in their element, this extraordinary hot Fall, John Sunlight falls on …

Seat Repairs

The Dorset Show with all its hustle & bustle was only happening just upstream, but down on the Lower Water we didn’t hear a thing, just the tweet of the kingfisher as it headed downstream. A lot of the seats had been vandalised over the summer months and I was helping John Aplin repair them, …

Parr Counting

The Chairman Bryan Sennett came across the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust tagging parr on the Upper Water yesterday and they were really pleased with the numbers of salmon parr – for more information on their wonderful work please follow this link www.gwct.org.uk