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The Dorset Chalk Stream Club will have its first autumn social gathering in West Stafford Village hall (DT2 8AG) on Friday the 27th of October 2017 starting at 7.30pm

Just look at another amazing evening we have lined up for you all…

Carved and painted fish – With Ian May…

Ian is a local Masters level AAPGAI fly fishing instructor; based in Fordingbridge, fabulous cabinet maker, photographer and of course fish carver…

Ian will be doing a slide show and talk along with some hands on introduction to this amazing art…

Ian has also just started carving Tim Pike’s 30lb plus recent Gaula salmon… This will be the centerpiece..

 

 

There will also be a stand featuring a rather fine Fly Rod Builder “Tom Regula” Looking for that little treat for Christmas, check out Tom’s website – www.tomregularods.co.uk

 

  • Please bring a plate of good food to pop on that famous Chalkstream Club buffet table.
  • A bottle of your favourite tipple, or grab a drink from the Wise Man Inn
  • Bring along any of your unwanted tackle, flies and books to sell on the second hand tackle table, and if you would like to have a stand (FOC), just give me a ring  01305 257490 or ping me an email –  john@riverworks.co.uk
  • Please bring friends along to meet fellow Chalk stream and fly fisher folk.
  • News on meetings coming over this winter. Could you please avoid parking in the pub car park, use the village hall car park, in front of the pub or please park at our house (The Dairy House, map at the bottom of this link) just a short walk from the village.  Entrance for this winters gatherings will again be free of charge.
  • The heating and website will again be sponsored by West Dorset Foodie
  • The Dorset Wildlife Trust through the Dorset Wild Rivers Project have again very kindly sponsored the hire of the village hall for the  Dorset Chalk Stream Club

Drowners Hut

Not sure if you saw this little piece in the echo a few weeks ago…  We laid on a lovely guided river walk for a group and this appeared a few days later 🙂

A busy start to the year…

January and February are usually fairly steady months work wise for us at http://www.casterbridgefisheries.co.uk  this year our feet have barely touched the ground, a full redd count of the Frome catchment, walkover surveys, lots of fencing and preparation work for our beloved DFC   Guiding and fishing holidays are flying…… www.chalkstreamflyfishing.co.uk   Not forgetting the http://dorsetchalkstreams.co.uk/  which is now into its 5th winter…  Check out the next social and come along…..

A handful of pictures as a taster of what we all get up to here in the Frome Valley, come and join us, its FUN…..  🙂

 

 

March Chalkstream Club

The Dorset Chalk Stream Club will have its March, (pre trout season) social gathering in West Stafford Village hall (DT2 8AG) on Friday the 10th March 2017

starting at 7.30pm

Just look at another amazing evening we have lined up for you all… 

Salmon and Silt a recipe for extinctionwith Bill Beaumont from the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trusthttps://www.gwct.org.uk/fishing/research/

And…..

Four from Dorset, a round trip of 26,000 miles in search of wild Trout – with Richard, John, John and John  

There will also be a stand featuring a rather fine Fly Rod Builder “Tom Regula”

Looking for that little treat for next season, check out Tom’s website – http://www.tomregularods.co.uk/home

  • Please bring a plate of good food to pop on the buffet table.
  • A bottle of your favourite tipple, or grab a drink from the Wise Man Inn
  • Bring along any of your unwanted tackle, flies and books to sell on the second hand tackle table, and if you would like to have a stand (FOC), just give me a ring  01305 257490 or ping me an email –  john@riverworks.co.uk
  • Please bring friends along to meet fellow Chalk stream and fly fisher folk.
  • News on meetings coming over this winter. Could you please avoid parking in the pub car park, use the village hall car park, in front of the pub or please park at our house (The Dairy House, map at the bottom of this link) just a short walk from the village.  Entrance for this winters gatherings will again be free of charge.
  • The heating and website has again be sponsored by West Dorset Foodie
  • The Dorset Wildlife Trust through the Dorset Wild Rivers Project have again very kindly sponsored the hire of the village hall for the  Dorset Chalk Stream Club

New Year Chalkstream Club

Here it is Folks, the January gathering….

The Dorset Chalk Stream Club will have its New Year social gathering in West Stafford Village hall (DT2 8AG) on Friday the 27th of January 2017

starting at 7.30pm

Just look at another amazing evening we have lined up for you all… 

Rivers and the Riverflywith Angus Menzies and Jacob Dew from the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

And…..

River Frome – From Source to Sea, a great little film made and presented by Terry Jane. 

There will also be a stand featuring a rather fine Fly Rod Builder “Tom Regula”

Looking for that little treat for next season, check out Tom’s website – http://www.tomregularods.co.uk/home

  • Please bring a plate of good food to pop on the buffet table.
  • A bottle of your favourite tipple, or grab a drink from the Wise Man Inn
  • Bring along any of your unwanted tackle, flies and books to sell on the second hand tackle table, and if you would like to have a stand (FOC), just give me a ring  01305 257490 or ping me an email –  john@riverworks.co.uk
  • Please bring friends along to meet fellow Chalk stream and fly fisher folk.
  • News on meetings coming over this winter. Could you please avoid parking in the pub car park, use the village hall car park, in front of the pub or please park at our house (The Dairy House, map at the bottom of this link) just a short walk from the village.  Entrance for this winters gatherings will again be free of charge.
  • The heating and website has again be sponsored by West Dorset Foodie
  • The Dorset Wildlife Trust through the Dorset Wild Rivers Project have again very kindly sponsored the hire of the village hall for the  Dorset Chalk Stream Club

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