Snargate Fishery Work Party-7th March 2021

Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions, I decided to carry out this work party by myself. I worked on two of the original swims which were created for us by the EA about ten years ago. The Willow berms they installed to stop the swims eroding, had become very overgrown. I cleared the areaContinue reading “Snargate Fishery Work Party-7th March 2021”

Bulls Lock, Sulhamstead and Snargate October 2020

During October I visited the Bulls Lock Fishery and the Sulhamstead Fishery on the River Kennet, and the Snargate Fishery in Kent, so I could replace the existing CALPAC signs with new signs inclusive of up to date information. I also carried out some swim clearance work at Snargate, so there is easy access forContinue reading “Bulls Lock, Sulhamstead and Snargate October 2020”

Sulhamstead Fishery River Kennet

On Thursday 30th July I visited our Sulhamstead fishery to carry out some extra swim clearance and preparation. All the work concentrated on the area between the cattle drink and the 2nd gate. It was very noticeable whilst I was at the fishery, how many different year classes of fish there were cruising around inContinue reading “Sulhamstead Fishery River Kennet”

Padworth Fishery River Kennet

On Wednesday 29th July I visited our Padworth Fishery to fit the memorial plaque to the bench in remembrance of our former General Secretary Malcolm Milford-Scott. It was a privilege for me to carry out this task, because I helped Malcolm install the bench last September. This is the bench he kindly made in remembranceContinue reading “Padworth Fishery River Kennet”