Ponds & Lakes Association picnic

Arrived at Long Bridge at about 5:35 – John was first to arrive and then a multitude of cars trying to find parking spots. We headed down stream at about 6:05 and I guess there must have been a good 20+ people – a grand turn out.

Loud’s Mill

The weather was absolutely fabulous and the river looked in fine fettle, even after the overnight rain. On the way down stream we bumped into Liam Spencer who was day ticket fisherman from Lancashire and then into Richard Millar and his guests – Apologies Guys

We showed and explained where the river improvements were to take place and what work was to be completed. Then back up to below Loud’s Mill for a picnic in the setting sun. I sat and ate while a few practised their pond dipping skills.

The catch

Picnic time

As the sun started to set, it was time to head home and say our goodbyes – just as the fish started to move to the clouds of BWO’s

1 Comment

  • John Grindle says:

    Dear John & John

    A popular meeting and an excellent attendance !! Thank you so much for devoting your evening to show us your lovely river, it must be one of the most beautiful stretches of the Frome.

    Thank you for devoting your time when I am sure there were thousands of things to do ! it was much appreciated.

    I do hope you can come along to the “End of Season BBQ” at Alan Bastone’s on 21st September – just “bring a bottle”!

    Thanks again John for a memorable evening.

    Kind Regards

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