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Waiting List and Mentions

It was decided at the recent Managing Committee meeting to close the waiting list at the end of 2021. We now have 107 people waiting to join the Club and we felt that those joining the end of this list, will have to wait approximately 12+ years before being offered a place. We will of …

Last Cast Supper

What a wonderful evening at The Last Cast Supper, a jolly shoal of anglers gathered together to enjoy great food and fishy talk to celebrate the past season. Many thanks to Rob Ayles for organising the event and to all the other helpers on the night. Must also thank the Wise Man crew for their …

Old Ladders Needed

Chairman Bryan Sennett is still after some old metal ladders, these will allow access to and from a few steep sections. With this in mind, if anyone has an old metal ladder that could be used, please contact Bryan email : Bryan Sennett

Duchy of Cornwall Water

The Managing Committee is pleased to announce that the Club has secured the lease on the Duchy of Cornwall waters for another 21 years. This covers water from Hangman’s Cottage to the by-pass at Whitfield Hatches and the Lower Water from below Deadman’s Pool to above 10-Hatches. To witness the four Trustees signing the lease, …

Last Cast Supper 2021 – UPDATE

Final arrangements have been made and everything is in place. The supper will have a 7.00pm start to give enough time to get drinks etc. The meal will start at 7.30pm. The price for the meal is £20.00p and may be paid to me via Bacs at Sort code 202662 Account no. 00590746. I hope …

Tom Fort – Casting Shadows

Casting Shadows

The Dorset Literary Festival have a talk by angling expert Tom Fort featuring his book “Casting Shadows”. His subject matter is the history of freshwater fishing from ancient times to the present day and promises to be informative and entertaining. The talk is on Wednesday 13th October at 2.00pm at the Dorford Centre,Top of Town …

Automatic Fly Fishing Reel?

Our Chairman Bryan Sennett is after a loan of an automatic fly fishing reel for a fly fisher who has lost some mobility in his right arm after a stroke. If you do have one that he could borrow, please contact Bryan directly email : Bryan Sennett

Angling Centre West Bay

We have been kindly offered 10% discount at Angling Centre West Bay – they stock a Hardy, Greys, Airflo, Cortland, Fulling Mill, Semperfli, Leeda, Veniard, Turrall, Wychwood and many more – they also have a great range of sea and course fishing tackle – just say you are a Member of the Dorchester Fishing Club. …

Keep Vigilant

Sorry to announce that another car, this time a Members guest’s car has been broken into parked at Lower Bockhampton. Please be vigilant and never leave any valuables on show, maybe best to park in the field through the double gates.

Track Closed at Whitfield Farm

The track from Whitfield Farm to Whitfield Hatches (true right bank) on the Upper Water, is currently closed. There is a huge beech tree that is at a dangerous angle and could fall at any second. It is away from the river, but until it is sorted I would stay clear of fishing directly below …