The flooded river is currently too dangerous for any work, so the River Keeper John Aplin and the Chairman Bryan Sennett have been hard at work on dry land preparing the stiles ready to be installed for when it all dries out. The materials for these easy access stiles (see them in action) have been …
A friendly, amateur bit of fun that will be judged at the October 2014 Chalk Stream Club social. You are all invited to take pictures for each of the following categories. 1. Evening Rise 2. Mayfly 3. Trout 4. Grayling 5. Tackling Up 6. Wet 7. Wading 8. Flora and Fauna 9. Water 10. Tackle …
Day tickets are now available for the 2014 season – click here to view details
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.
Contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60
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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.