With the river rising to a dangerous level after last nights storm, a Plan B was required. The work party was diverted to the Southover Beat on the River Piddle for its annual trim. Thanks to everyone who turned up, we really did clear a huge amount of willow…
Tomorrows work party is scheduled for the Lower Water, but this again depends on the water levels. If you are coming along, best to give John a call on 07889 680464 from 8:30am onwards to see if another Plan B is required.
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.