The AGM went very well, it was good to see so many Members there and many thanks to John Aplin for another super illustrated talk on the Club’s activities.
I will be sending out the subscription reminder & minutes ASAP.
Members may fish for pike and grayling between October & February under the conditions described in rule 25. Please ALWAYS inform the Keeper when you intend to fish outside the trout season. Returns of fish caught, including dates and locations must be made to the Honorary Secretary at the end of February.
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
For more details
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.