Category: Dorset Stour

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Dorset Stour – Air Ambulance Open – 16th September 2023

One of my favourite matches of the year, I always look forward to this one, after meeting Nick we made good time and were soon arriving at the pub for breakfast followed by the draw. There was a great turnout of 60+ including lots of familiar faces including Steve Maynard who was on his way back to Cornwall after fishing the festival

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Dorset Stour – Air Ambulance Open – 17th September 2022

I fished this match for the first time last year and absolutely loved it, superbly organised and for a great cause as well. Nick P and Parker ‘The Pole’ both said they fancied it as well so I booked us in and was really looking forward to it. Up early, I met the others before heading off, we made good time and

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Dorset Stour – Air Ambulance Open – 18th September 2021

I’ve been dying to fish the Stour after seeing posts and videos Des Shipp was putting on Facebook, it looked lovely, balling in groundbait and catching roach along with skimmers and bream in some pegs and even the odd tench. Russell Hilton asked if I fancied going down to fish this open in aid of the air ambulance but then realised he


Dorset Stour – 20th September 2014

My mate Steve Hurford offered to take me barbel fishing at Throop on the Dorset Stour as a thank you for giving his wife Sally all the info I could to help her arrange a surprise trip to Gillhams in Thailand for his 50th birthday earlier this year. Steve arranged all the day tickets etc and Scott Russell very kindly leant us a couple