Month: March 2010

Riverfly gets going…..

Hi All Firstly a big thank you for turning out on Sunday morning for our first Riverfly get together. I am pleased to say that we have our first meeting booked for Sunday 18th April 10am at the Dorset Wildlife HQ just outside of Dorchester. We hope to put various sampling sites on the map …

Riverfly Group

Its been in the pipeline for far to long, but yesterday on the warmest day of the spring so far, we had our first Riverfly get together. A great turn out of caring fisher persons prepared to give up their own valuable time to learn how to monitor water quality by looking at the invertebrate …

Spring clean

That really cold NE wind crept around and came from the south, bringing some warmer air for a couple of days and now as always when this happens, here comes the rain…. We actually need it, the Frome has dropped at least six inches this week, so needs a top up before the season starts.We …

River Fly Morning

River Fly monitoring, a reminder! Lots of you have expressed an interest in being involved in our local river fly monitoring group, covering both the Frome and the Piddle. We are moving forward with our first get together which is going to take place at-Richard Slococks “Wessex Fly Fishing” at Southover, Tolpuddle. Sunday 21st March …

A great night

Last night saw the Association of Ponds Lakes and Fisheries host an evening in Dorchester with the Wild Trout Trust and I have to say what a fabulous evening. We had over eighty people attend, all with a serious passion for water and all that goes with it, folks from the Wild Trout Trust, Environment …

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