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Dorchester Fishing Club / Fishing for Schools raffle

This year the famous Dorchester Fishing Club is celebrating its 140th Birthday…  At the coming AGM and dinner on the 9th December we will be holding a grand raffle to raise money for the fabulous charity “Fishing for Schools” Raffle tickets will be on sale before and are available to all persons keen to support, …

Big Fish Sightings & Work Party Dates

Firstly as autumn approaches our beloved Frome Valley I have seen a rather encouraging number of three pound plus brown trout on the fin over the last few days while working on both the upper and lower water… These fish are not for the faint hearted and may well require some serious stalking and a …

The Club is 140 Years Old

This year we will be celebrating our 140th birthday, the same age as The All England Club Wimbledon Tennis Championship! This year’s AGM will be followed by an informal dinner topped off with an after dinner speaker, the one and only Mr Charles Jardine, the makings of a most memorable evening I am sure. We …

ORVIS – Discount

Orvis – As a Club Member you can have a 10% discount on any fishing related product – just say you are a Member of the Dorchester Fishing Club, in any Orvis retail shops.

Flyfishing & Flytying – April

Dorchester Fishing Club

We are in this months edition of Flyfishing & Flytying, a wonderful article on the history of our Club, written by Dominic Garnett. We spent a very chilly but enjoyable day in January with Dominic. We talked about the history of the Club and how we collaborate with other organisations to improve our fishery, for …

Joseph Tallents – ‘Joe’ – 1938 – 2016

Joseph Tallents - 'Joe' - 1938 - 2016

Sadly today we said goodbye to Joe, who died on the 15th September. He was a Member of the Club since 1988 and in 2010 he was made an Honorary Member for his long service with the Club For those who didn’t know Joe, he was the guy that travelled around the river on a …

Cuckoo Pound – Upper Water

Cuckoo Pound - Upper Water

We are pleased to say that the Club has received some funding for a project on the “Upper Water” from Gasgoyne bridge downstream to the Cuckoo pound fence, this project is to include some crown raising and tree clearing to reduce some of the shading, installation of several “LWD” flow deflectors and some hinging of …

Lower Water

Wessex Water will be repairing a manhole cover between 4th July & 30th July, it is situated in what was the cricket bat willow field. We are not sure what disruption this will cause, hopefully none, but it may colour the water for a time..

Lost

Either on the upper Wrackle or around the second bend up from the Willow pool on the main river, a pair of prescription sunglasses. REWARD IF FOUND. Please ring Colin Anderson on 07771361483 or email colinanderson4@icloud.com

Day Tickets 2016

The club has available 45 day tickets each season for non-members to enjoy the Club’s waters – £50 per day or 3 days for £100. The day tickets are only available during the trout season (1st April to 14th October) on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Bank Holidays. (Between 16th May & 15th June the waters …