Month: April 2015

Dorset Chalkstream Club

The Dorset Chalkstream Club will have an outdoor spring gathering at the GWCT river lab at East Stoke. Tuesday 5th May at 6.00pm onwards, I am sorry this is at such short notice but they are in the middle of the Smolt run and we will get to see the whole research centre in action… …

The Upper Water

Had a great morning tidying up the DFC upper water this morning, one or two Grannom, masses of Hawthorne and a few rising fish.. Day tickets are available on this lovely fishing đŸ™‚

What a weekend

I guess the weekend really began a few days ago when I was fishing a tiny stream, on the way back from working on another stream…. The rather stunning, totally wild Dorset Trout was 17″ and on my trusty 7′ 3wt was the boss until safely in the net đŸ™‚ Friday was just the loveliest …

Eel Pass

For a number of years we have been involved with habitat improvement work on a small east Dorset stream, firstly helping the Sea Trout population and now the Eels. We have recently finished the restoration of an old weir and installed Eel pass brushes to the wall to aid the safe passage of both Elvers …

Forth of the Forth

I absolutely love the start of the season, it should be happening, but its not… Cold NW and NE winds, very patchy sunshine, it will get better, the Trout, and the birds are desperate for that massive first Grannom hatch, hungry… I ventured out today in poor light to grab a few pictures, bumped into my …

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