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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 ūüôā

Fly Fishing Holidays

Due to a cancelation early this morning our “Annexe and Home beat” have become available from Sunday the 25th June through to Sunday the 2nd July 2017, please get in touch if you fancy a lovely week here in the Frome valley..¬†¬† This week is now sold ¬†¬† email –¬†or give me a ring on¬†01305 257490

Salmon rods and Syndicate place

Paul Bullimore has these rather fine rods and reel for sale….

1 x Sage TCX 15′ 10 weight, used but in excellent condition¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬£350

1 x Sage Z-Axis 15’ 10 weight used but in very good condition                   £300

1 x Youngs Bob James centre pin reel 2080 (been on the rod once)         £175

In addition, he also has 1 spare rod on his fine lower Frome syndicate Р  and

If your interested please give Paul a call

T:  +44 (0) 1305 816352

M: +44 (0) 7867 388072

A busy start to the year…

January and February are usually fairly steady months work wise for us at¬† 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……¬†¬† Not forgetting the¬† 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…..¬† ūüôā



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 Trust


Four from Dorset, a round trip of 26,000 miles in search of wild Trout Рwith 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 –

  • 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 ‚Äď ¬†
  • 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