Wherwell 2019

Wherwell Beat 10

The trip to Wherwell this year was on the same weekend as the Rugby World Cup semi-finals, this turned out to be a blessing in disguise! The weather on the Saturday morning was appalling, very heavy rain and wind gusting to 40 knots. Some brave souls ventured onto the water early but six of us met at the White Lion at 8:30 for breakfast and watched the England v New Zealand game. By 11:30 the weather situation had not changed much and continued for the rest of [...]

November 24th, 2019|

2019 AGM

John Poote Roy Walker Cup; John Goldie Secretary Plate

This year’s AGM was again rather lacking in numbers but those that did attend enjoyed a sociable evening. After the business was finished and coffee and biscuits Bob Sharp and John Gamon tied us some of the flies that they have found successful this year. On the Business side at present there are 22 paid up members. The treasurer reported that the funds are healthy and that it is not proposed to increase either the annual subscription or the evening workshop/speaker [...]

November 23rd, 2019|

Bob Sharp at Denford

A report about a trip on the 1st November.

On 1st November, Bob Ayres and me were fortunate enough to get a day on the Denford Fishery on the
River Kennett. This is a small estate of mainly carrier fishing which has undergone drastic
improvements over the last 4 years, after it seems, years of neglect .As yet, it is not completely settled down.

Big catches are not yet the order of the day at Denford, the fishing, in the main, is not easy, but the Estate is very pleasant and [...]

November 19th, 2019|