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More Flooding

After yesterdays downpour the River Frome is up and coloured. Today I joined the River Keeper (John Aplin) on his rounds. It is amazing to see so much water about, but with the aquifers already full there is only one place the rain can go – downstream!!! Lower Bockhampton Looking Towards Grey’s Bridge

Easter Sunday

It’s Easter Sunday, its cold and the river is bank high & coloured – no fishing for a while 🙁

Top up

After a fairly long dry spell, John G took all our lovely summer weather on holiday with him, replacing it with a few incredable rain showers and some cooler weather, this has done wonders for the river giving it a well deserved flush through and a little top up. The BWO hatches have been a …

A week into the season

Despite the sunny days and the wind coming from the SW, it has remained fairly cold, thus hampering the Grannom hatches, there has been the odd flurry, a few Olives, Hawthornes, and Daddys. As a result of this there has been little fishing taking place, the odd rising fish, only in sheltered places. The fishing …

River update

Friday evening the river was running clear, during the night we must of had a huge cloud burst, causing the Frome to colour up, so apologies for today’s information, as long as it does not rain again Sunday will be fine! A little colour, but fining down…… The Lower water after topping…..

Rivers and things

The forecast for today would appear to be sunny and warm ! A lot of the colour has dropped out of the river making way for a good weekend of fishing. I would therefore suggest that we all make the most of it as there are only about four weeks left! One of our rods …


You will all be pleased to know that the river is back to normal, safe to make a journey from however far away you live, even Prague! But….. they do give a drop of rain on Thursday! I must go fishing, today…….