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Guiding and afternoon tea

After a seriously busy week working on various rivers in Dorset and Hampshire with our www.casterbridgefisheries.co.uk gang, today was set aside for a spot of guiding on our Home Beat, casting, water craft, entomology, lunch, fishing, afternoon tea and a little more fishing….

Afternoon tea on the Frome

Chalkstream Dreams

Come and fish with us at home or get a day ticket for the fabulous www.grhe.co.uk fishing (only nine ticket’s left for the rest of the season)….

In search of Salmon

Tonight we headed to the lower Frome in search of Salmon, a stunning evening, but all we found was a Pike, some small Perch and a Trout, oh and Paul had a nasty encounter with a bunch of very un friendly Wasps…..

Lower Frome

Electric fishing surveys

Last week we were busy carrying out post enhancement works fish population surveys, on several sites with the Dorset Wildlife Trust, and the Dorchester Fishing Club.

It is a great feeling to know that the chalk stream restoration projects are working!

Electric fishing survey

Elliot in action

My good friend Elliot in action on the river Stour tonight, fishing with one of Harry’s sedge patterns….. We are now planning the winter meetings for the http://www.dorsetchalkstreams.co.uk/ any ideas for future meetings please e mail me @ john@riverworks.co.uk and please send over your photos of this seasons fishing for the first slide show….

The fun of Fly Fishing

Despite the weather today our fly fishing party had a seriously great day today, fly fishing, good food, some stunning wines and lots of laughs…. A huge thank you to http://www.charlesjardine.co.uk/  Lost for words……