The AGM was very well attended and with the Chairman unfortunately unable to attend, I was thrown into the deep end and chaired the meeting. Highlights:Charles Dutton reported that the EA will be starting the fish pass at Loud’s Mill in 2007!The work to make the weir at Bindon Abbey passable has been completed.You will …
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 …
Three picnickers’ arrived and we headed down to Fisherman’s Hut where we would picnic. The river looked stunning with great growth of ranunculus and John’s well kept riparian banks made the setting perfect. We were caught up by the Streeter picnic gang and shortly after by the Galbraiths. We laid the blankets, opened the wine …
The weather was perfect for the occasion and it wasn’t long before John & I were set up and trying out his 9wt fly rod that he uses for bass fishing. Rob Ayles & Dave Rabson (waiting list) were first to arrive and soon after that Doug Pritchard dropped in. It wasn’t long before we …
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.
Day Tickets are only available during the trout season and only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Bank Holidays. (season 1st April – 14th October)
The Police have made it quite clear that poaching is a crime in progress covered by the 1968 Theft Act. Members should always call 999 to report it and not phone the keeper. Without a report the police will not be aware of the extent of a problem.
If possible note or photo vehicles.
Stress if you are vulnerable/elderly or at risk of intimidation..
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Angling’s representative body, the Angling Trust, has a web site for anglers to record sightings of cormorants, goosanders and mergansers throughout the UK: www.cormorantwatch.com The site is easy to use and will gather vital data to help persuade government of the need for action to protect fisheries.
Biosecurity for Anglers
Invasive plants and animals can carry diseases that kill fish, block waterways and banks, interfering with fishing. They can be small and hard to spot, so are easily spread on damp clothing and equipment.
Protect the environment and fishing you enjoy, by keeping your kit free of invasive plants and animals.
To find out more please visit the NNSS Website