Month: January 2013

Chalk Stream Club

There and Back Again The next meeting is on Friday 1st February 7.00pm in West Stafford village hall. A very informal gathering of like minded people, an evening of fishing, fly tying, second hand tackle and chalk stream chat….. Slide show “There and back Again” by John Grindle & Glyn Williams – fly fishing adventures …

Jurassic Coast

A seriously cold wind over looking the stunning Ringstead Bay….

Old and New

We failed to catch a Grayling in the snow yesterday but the bird life in a flooded, frozen, snow filled Frome valley was amazing. This picture of old wading boots and a new reel is just one of a few here http://www.facebook.com/pages/Casterbridge-Fisheries-Ltd/151391694948872#!/media/set/?set=a.397793503642022.100092.151391694948872&type=1 Please add this to your favorites, 45 people attended our last gathering…. http://www.dorsetchalkstreams.co.uk/ …

Redd Counting

At last the upper part of the Frome catchment is in a great condition to begin our detailed redd count, we will be spending a fair amount of time researching the upstream spawning range of Salmon during a year of very high water levels. Yesterday we mapped redds higher up the river than we have seen in …

Cold Snap

At last a settled spell of dry cold weather, the Frome has dropped a little and we were out Redd counting yesterday. More redd counting today and hopefully a little filming on the Home Beat…. Fingers are now very crossed that the river levels behave and we can begin to catch up, after all the …

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