Month: January 2008

Cape Verde and back

Last week we had a fantastic family holiday on the island Sal, one of the Cape Verde islands just off the west coast of Africa. Fine warm weather, fabulous sea food, fab beach (Libs said fab pizza) lots of walking, and a tiny bit of fishing, grand total of bites……0……. Most days we walked into …

January

Winter, January etc….. One or two salmon moving, hatchery boxes flooded, Frome valley flooded. Managed to go fishing last night, one 5lb mirror during the night, a 5lb Common in the morning and a rather fine steak supper,and two glasses of wine, and then two more and so on…. rain and gale force winds!!!! Somehow …

Redd counting

Boxing day, and most of Dorchester would head to louds mill, to walk off Xmas, and watch the Atlantic Salmon trying to leap the weir, fifteen years ago you struggled to find a space to watch, for the last few years its just been me!We are in the middle of our annual redd count, we …

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