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Archive of posts filed under the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust category.

A Ray of Hope

A ray of good news from the Frome, despite the very low numbers of salmon running the system this year and the almost complete lack of grilse, one mighty fish was recorded going up stream late in the season, measuring 1.35m on the camera at East Stoke, lets hope he finds his mate waiting for […]

Wessex Watermark Award

Frome, Piddle & West Dorset Fisheries Association have won a Wessex Watermark Award for £500 to help them remove the last barrier to enable salmonids reach the upper reaches of the River Frome. Zoe Pittaway Catchment Coordinator for Wessex Water www.fromeandpiddle.co.uk; Richard Slocock the Vice-Chairman of the Frome, Piddle & West Dorset Fisheries Association and […]

Salmon & Sea Trout Report

There was very little movement on the counter until the third week in May at about the time the wet April and early May rains finished. From the 22nd of May we started to see good numbers of MSW fish, including six of our tagged, fish with sizes ranging from 70cm up to about 1m. […]