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We are an established company, specialising in all aspects of water, fishing and fishery management.

  • A Dorset based Fishery Management Company
  • River Projects & Maintenance
  • Lake Projects & Maintenance
  • Ponds and Water Feature Maintenance
  • Exclusive Chalkstream Fly Fishing & Accommodation
  • Please contact us for some friendly advice - John Aplin
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    Fully Insured & Members of the IFM, The Wild Trout Trust, The Association of Ponds Lakes and Fisheries,
    The Frome Piddle and West Dorset Fisheries Association, Salmon & Trout Association, Angling Trust


    Below is my informal blog, keeping you updated with anything that might be of interest..... "Enjoy"


    Latest Post


    Three pound Grayling

    The big Grayling on the Frome this winter have been tough…..  But those who have put in a little time have been rewarded with some truly great fish, we have had a number of Grayling to well over that magical three pound mark from this part of the world… Including this great fish for our friend Rich Hart , carefully guided by Alex Jardine….

    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 – http://www.chalkstreamflyfishing.co.uk/chalkstream-fly-fishing/guided-salmon-and-sea-trout-fishing/  and http://chasingsalmon.blogspot.co.uk/

    If your interested please give Paul a call

    paul@nautilus-uk.com

    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 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

    DFC work parties

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