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Dorchester Fishing Club / Fishing for Schools raffle

This year the famous Dorchester Fishing Club is celebrating its 140th Birthday…  At the coming AGM and dinner we will be holding a grand raffle to raise money for the fabulous charity “Fishing for Schools

Raffle tickets will be on sale before and are available to all persons keen to support, you can e mail me john@riverworks.co.uk  or ring me on 07889 680464 / 01305 257490 – we can post tickets…

Tickets priced at £5.00 will be on sale at Fridays Chalkstream Club, West Stafford Village Hall 7.30 pm 24th November .

Hows this for an amazing list of great raffle prizes…  Buy those tickets now folks….

DFC Dinner Grand Raffle Prizes

All funds raised are for the charityFishing for Schools

  • Sculpture by the lakesFishing lodge for four and fishing for two.
  • SportarmSmart Fly Fishing Place Mats and Fly Fishing For Pike book.
  • Charles R-WA day for one on the Frome at Frampton during Mayfly.
  • Russell BrownFramed Mayfly print..
  • Portland ShellfishLobster voucher.
  • The Wild Trout TrustCap and a free years membership.
  • Neil KeepA day for two on the river Otter at the Deer Park Hotel.
  • David BurtonTwo rather lovely Trout prints.
  • Orvis SherborneGift Voucher..
  • Casterbridge Fisheries LtdA day for two on the famous “Home Beat”
  • Wise Man West StaffordVoucher.
  • David MillerPrint.
  • Funky Fly TyingVoucher.
  • Ian MayHampshire Fly Fishing GuideCasting Lesson.
  • Devon School of Fly FishingA guided Salmon day for one rod, on a private beat on the river Taw.
  • Colin AndersonChampagne. 
  • Derwen Organic FarmVoucher.
  • Smokin Drag FilmsDVD and new film viewing
  • Ian StirlingDamson Gin.
  • John GrindleA bottle of Dorset’s finest wine
  • Simon WardTwo dozen hand tied Frome flies, with notes…
  • Kris KentFishpond fly waistcoat.
  • Lee MoretonA guided day foraging Fungi..
  • Tom PutnamA first day cover set of British River Fishes stamps -1983, along with a box of rather interesting items and notes..
  • Doug PritchardA box of Czech nymphs tied by real Czechs.
  • Conyers Tackle and Guns9ft 6″ fly rod reel and line.
  • Peter LeatherdaleTwo Trout landing nets and four bottles of fine red wine.
  • Gavin McCourtA fabulous days hurdle making or one or two people.
  • Tony TrickyA rather nice Single Malt.

A truly massive thank you to all those who have been so generous with their donated prizes…

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…..  🙂

 

 

DFC work parties

This picture just sums up the DFC work parties…  Great people committed to the improvement of the river Frome…..

A bit more Frome fun…

We have been having a little fun along the way, and possibly one of the most hectic Januarys on record….

The DFC grayling social, a great write up with Kris Kent and John Grindle in Total Flyfisher, then a day with Dominic Garnett and Neil Keep prepping an article about the history of the famous DFC for FF & FT…

Random Frome Valley Pictures

Another busy few weeks here in the Frome Valley, a selection of pictures that Andrea and I have taken….

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