Month: May 2008

wet wet wet!

Tuesday was touch and go but the right decision was made to go ahead with some electro fishing on the middle Frome, lots of lovely wild Brown Trout, Grayling, a few Pike to 17lbs and more Dace than usual, and a big thank you to Scott and George from “Kingcombe Aquacare”, more weed cutting in …

Bank Holiday RAIN

I should have gone fishing Friday evening, the Mayfly were pouring off where we were working, but I had some paper work to finish. Snoozing after supper, a knock at the door and there’s Ashley on his “fishing bike” and with him tales of a fantastic evening rise, one or two released fish, and the …

Willow weaving

Firstly, I have to express my gratitude to my understanding family for their respect of my love for Chalk Streams, as always this time of year is really busy, I seem to be working seven days a week !! Sleep seems to be last on the agenda, up early, out on the river, home, out …

Gentle day mowing

Great, sunshine, the Riverworks team out stocking various beats of the upper Frome with fine fish from Hooke Springs Trout farm, lots of mowing on some of the best fishing the River Frome has to offer, lots of anglers out making the most of the first Mayfly, I feel that next week we could be …

Busy May….

What a frantic May, lots of river work, getting all our beats up together prior to Mayfly, then off to the Florida Keys for what turned into the fishing holiday of a life time! Scott Rice from Kingcombe Aquacare, myself and Henry Gilbey (check out his fab diary), flew out to Miami, collected our rather …

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