Not Long Now

Last Gasp…….

Presentation Night

Dorchester Fishing Club celebrated it’s 140th anniversary in 2017 and a dinner was organised by committee member Rob Ayles. To coincide with this, a raffle was held and the proceeds from this went to Fishing 4 Schools. The prizes were procured by River Keeper John Aplin using various means and huge thanks are due to …

140th AGM & Anniversary Dinner

The 140th AGM was held on Saturday 9th December in the Wessex Hotel, Dorchester. After sixteen years of looking after the Club’s funds, Jim Chalmers retired as the Honorary Treasurer. The Chairman thanked him for his sterling work over the past years. Jim was also elected as an Honorary Member in recognition for his service …

December 2017 Work Party

A small group of Members helped the Keeper clear a few trees above Whitfield hatches today. Last call out for the 140th Anniversary AGM & Dinner next Saturday night – there is still time to book a seat, just contact Rob Ayles r.ayles@btopenworld.com If you can’t attend, why not buy a few raffle tickets – …

November 2017 Work Party

Weather was against us, but we still cleared plenty of willow along the Poundbury beat and time for a brew at the end of the morning.

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, …

October Work Party

We had a fabulous weekend of work parties, a good turn out and we all had great fun clearing willow and maintaining some old flow deflectors and as usual lots of pasties, coffee and cake in the breaks… The club AGM and dinner is looking rather exciting, better get your names down rather soon, and …

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 …