Month: May 2015

This Beauty

I had a great visit to the upper water yesterday afternoon – with a decent hatch of mayfly, though strangely localised, and a heavy fall of spinner from 5.00 pm onwards. A spinner imitation caught this beauty who was feeding greedily. Just time for a quick photo, before she was safely returned to the water …

Found Landing Net & Mayfly Report

Just back from a splendid evenings fishing, plenty of mayfly and rising fish. My guest who I shared a rod with found a rather nice net along the bank under Poundbury, so if you have lost one please get in touch with me 07535 889171.. (owner of net found) A fat escapee rainbow I caught …

Mohican Mayfly

Fished yesterday (Friday) and was very pleased to see a steady stream of mayfly coming off and more rising fish than I’ve seen in some time; I thought I was in for a bumper day but as it turned out it was one of the most frustrating days I’ve had. Although the occasional dun was …

Happy Dorset Fisher

I had a couple for hours to spare on a glorious midweek afternoon and heavy rain was on the way, so I telephoned our esteemed river keeper and asked him where I might find good fishing before the weather turned. He suggested a stretch somewhere between Lower Bockhampton and Wrackleford (heh heh) so off I …

Tree Removal

Busy clearing a fallen tree on the Upper Water this week & giving the bank a quick haircut! John Aplin

First Season

This is my first season in the Club, so I have to pull myself away from more familiar waters to get to know the Club beats. April was good, plenty of fish, but very frustrating that all the fish on dry fly turned out to be Grayling! Hoping that early May would be just as …