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Radio 4 Farming Today.

Audio clip from BBC Radio 4 program Farming Today, first broadcast on 10th September 2019, with Hans Staartjes, Jan Szakowski, and Andreas Topintzis.

Discussing the Club’s involment and the  importance of River Fly Monitoring.

2019-09-10T12:00:25+01:00September 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Radio 4 Farming Today.

Steeple Langford Carp Census

Steeple Langford Carp Census

To help the Club understand the numbers of carp in both Whitebird and the Pleasure lake,  when you catch a carp please do the following:

Take a mat shot of both sides of the carp,

Record the weight.

Complete online submission form:  View here

This project may be getting extended to other species in the future.

All records are confidential and are being used to help calculate the biomass of the lakes.

Many thanks,

Ben Bentley

SDAC Committee

2019-09-05T22:28:04+01:00September 5th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Steeple Langford Carp Census

UK:Weed Cutting Dates River Nadder 2020

Weed Cutting Dates 2020  River Nadder

The following dates have been approved by the Environment Agency and Wiltshire Fishery Association for weed cutting in the 2020 season.

Weed growth at the start of the year will be closely monitored and cut early in the allocated period if required .

  • Free weed cutting period – Wed 15th & Tuesday 28th April
    This period allows for a maximum 3-days light cutting (by hand only) which includes clearing down. Anyone cutting must inform their downstream neighbour before cutting commences and after clearing down. Representatives from EA, NE and WFA will continue to monitor weed cutting.
    EA weed booms will not be deployed.
    Areas where there are salmon and trout redds and a potential for juvenile fry emergence, especially after a cold winter/early spring, should be left uncut.

Chalk Stream Weed Cutting

River Nadder

Weed Cutting Dates 2020 Cleardown Dates
Thursday 14th to Sunday 24 May Monday 25th  &  Tuesday 26th May
Monday 29th June to Tuesday 14th July Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th July
Monday 17th to Monday 24th August Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th August

WFA Weed Cutting Dates Download

2019-08-22T13:07:35+01:00August 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on UK:Weed Cutting Dates River Nadder 2020

UK: Weed Cutting Dates River Wylye 2020

Weed Cutting Dates 2020  River Wylye

The following dates have been approved by the Environment Agency and Wiltshire Fishery Association for weed cutting in the 2020 season.

Weed growth at the start of the year will be closely monitored and cut early in the allocated period if required .

  • Free weed cutting period – Wed 15th & Tuesday 28th April
    This period allows for a maximum 3-days light cutting (by hand only) which includes clearing down. Anyone cutting must inform their downstream neighbour before cutting commences and after clearing down. Representatives from EA, NE and WFA will continue to monitor weed cutting.
    EA weed booms will not be deployed.
    Areas where there are salmon and trout redds and a potential for juvenile fry emergence, especially after a cold winter/early spring, should be left uncut.

Chalk Stream Weed Cutting

River Wylye – Bathampton to Chilhampton

Weed Cutting Dates 2020 Cleardown Dates
Thursday 14th to Sunday 24 May Monday 25th  &  Tuesday 26th May
Monday 29th June to Tuesday 14th July Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th July
Monday 17th to Monday 24th August Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th A