Dear John, I fished early saturday morning with my brother and we had a cracking couple of hours sport. The river looked superb, fast flowing with plenty of water but clear. The fish were all taken on a white maggot , ( one , two or three per hook , it didn’t seem to matter …
I thought that you might like to know how I got on with my latest attempt at grayling fishing. I fished the middle stretch above Grey’s Bridge yesterday. It was a very mild day so I did not suffer from numb fingers that can often spoil winter fishing. As I could not think of anything …
A Saturday with blue sky, sun and no wind; I just had to go fishing! Here’s a photograph of blue sky if you had forgotten what it looks like! Blue Sky! Fished around Grey’s Bridge and 10 Hatches; the river was in tip top condition, almost as perfect as the weather; plus there were even …
My friend George came down from Liverpool for his annual grayling fish. The river & weather were perfect for a very welcome change! George was soon into some fish, his first was a good 2lb+. We fished all day and we both ended with a grayling of 2lb 10oz+
Checked out the river and it had cleared a little since yesterday; So back home to dig a few worms from the compost and I was soon parking up at Long Bridge. River is still very full and has a good flow on it, but just clear enough to catch a grayling. I tried above …
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