Month: November 2011

Winter Weekends

Saturday we had a great morning working on the Frome with the usual hard working souls that make the “Dorchester Fishing Club” the rather fine chalk stream club that it is today, this was followed by a rather nice dinner in the evening catching up with friends and toasting by the wood burner talking about food, …

Still No Rain….

The odd heavy shower here and there, any longer spells of rain just miss us here in Dorset, we are rapidly approaching  the end of November and our Dorset river’s are not even up to summer level, whatever that is…. The Frome in places is running crystal clear, making the Grayling fishing a real challenge, only …

Spawning Sea Trout

Yesterday we were out on the river doing a bit of maintanence, when totally out of the blue I heard a big fish move, sure enough there was a pair of big Sea Trout cutting a redd with the help of a couple of our local Brown Trout, the wonders of nature…….. With a little patience I managed …

Dorset Wild Rivers

Just off out with the DWT under the banner of their “Wild Rivers” project, we have designed some great enhancement projects for the Dorchester Fishing Club on the river Frome and we are out measuring up and producing  plans ready for flood defence consent from the EA. These projects will be delivered next year, but …

Longshoreman

This book is well worth a read over these dark evenings……. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Longshoreman-Benjamin-Pond/dp/1857566645/ref=sr_1_1

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