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Archive of posts filed under the River Brit category.

Leaps and bounds

Passage issues for migratory fish on the Brit/Asker systems have come on leaps and bounds in the last year or so. Four organisations consisting of Friends of Rivers (Brit and Asker), Environment Agency, Frome, Piddle and West Dorset Fisheries Association and the Westcountry Rivers Trust have really come together to tackle the problems head-on. After […]

Fish at Gundry’s

It’s that time of year again; we have had over three inches of rain this week and the rivers have been in spate. Hils and I have been out and about looking at the weirs and there are a few fish up. Sadly we didn’t see any at Jessop’s, I say sadly but of course […]

Past Achievements

Annual gravel cleaning and redd counting: 44 more redds recorded in 08/09 above Dorchester for the first time; Continuing the promotion of river-sensitive farming methods in the upper catchment; New hatch opening regime implemented at Palmers’ Brewery in Bridport, allowing Sea Trout and Salmon access to new spawning grounds; Successful campaigning against the closure of […]