Month: November 2010

A nice comment

Hi John, I’ve just had a good look through your blog and I’m positively amazed at how you and your team have changed the Frome around Dorchester, to the extent that I barely recognise many of the spots… well done and keep up the good work! In particular the two stretches that were always void …

Top Cat 3

We found the weather was on our side for our November trip out with Ivan on his fab new boat “Top Cat 3” and despite a really cold NE wind blowing we all caught a few fish, and on this trip I think all the fish were returned, hows that for conservation!! (We didn’t actually …

Trees on dams, not good…..

One of the most important aspects of  lake management is keeping your dam free of any tree growth, a few saplings cannot do much harm, leave them a few years and the root system can lead to a dam that leak’s, if your monk is close to the dam the roots can cause problems here …

Wet and windy…

Yes it is wet and windy, and at last….According to a little local knowledge the last long spell of wet weather here in Dorset was back at Easter so we are more than over due a spell of unsettled weather! Our rivers need it desperately, they need a good flush through, the levels need to come up …

Plugging

Libs and I headed off this afternoon for a spot of plugging. A flat calm sea, clear water, a flooding tide and stunning light, we caught only one small Sandeel and took loads of pictures, a nice quiet afternoon………..

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