Conditions are excellent today and the river is clearing nicely. Expect the hatch to start around 13:00, but before then a well placed imitation will bring the trout to surface. The weather forecast is a mixture of sunshine and showers, but nothing that will effect the fishing..Mayfly pattern that’s doing well for me this season
12:30 Just nipped out for a couple of hours today and I decided to fish the Middle Water. As I walked downstream I didn’t notice any mayfly but a few fish were rising so I tied on an artifical mayfly (elk hair compara dun) and started. I was also suprised to see the river still …
Jim Chalmers: I fished the middle and lower waters today. I nearly did not go because of the strong wind. I began fishing the middle water at 1030. Not many Mayfly were about but within a few minutes I had my first fish. It came from no where to grab my mayfly when I was …
Started on the Lower Water, the river was still coloured and a very strong wind was blowing down stream, it just didn’t look friendly! While I was tackling up a mayfly hatched, a fish rose and took it – ah that’s better. I battled with the wind all morning and was catching plenty of fish, …
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.
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