Author archive for Roger Patrick

  • Dec142018

    River Report October 2018

    It is Thursday 11th October and the River is at its lowest since we started to keep records. The gauge at…

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  • Sep122018

    River Report September 2018

    The River continues to show her bones and although water temperatures have dropped very slightly from the highest level in…

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  • Feb142018

    River Report February 2018

    It’s in “good knick” – Well, it certainly was when I walk along the banks in the snow and rain last…

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  • Jan232018

    River Report January 2018

    As the Festive Season arrived so did the rain and rather a lot of it: on 23rd December the Damery…

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  • Dec122017

    River Report December 17

    It was rather surreal walking the River last Friday in the falling snow: it was a silent place save the squelching…

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  • Oct292017

    River Report October 2017

    Autumn: for some a happy time, for others a difficult time, for many a busy time, for the fish a…

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  • Oct292017

    River Report September 2017

    It has been raining, quite a lot, but as ever, not a much as we need: the annual rainfall in our…

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  • Oct292017

    River Report August 2017

    We wished for more rain and it came, sometimes in buckets, but never as constantly as is needed. The ground was…

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  • Oct292017

    River Report July 2017

    Well, we have had some rain: unfortunately, not enough and often as extremely heavy down pours: the sustained rain that…

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  • May152017

    River Report May 2017

    In the early hours of this morning I was woken by an unusual sound: after days, if not weeks, it…

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