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2nd to 7th April (incl) 2003



The strong wind made it a hard start to the week but it calmed down for some good fishing.The water Temperature is 9C at 6ft with the Secchi Disk reading 1.8m.The front of the Hotel is still holding a good number of fish, Lochend, the Butts, close into the shore at Kate`s brae and also up at the heronry. The Lake was stocked on the 2nd and 3rd of April with 1170 rainbow trout. The fly's that are doing well are Small cat`s whisker, black and green fritz, red headed damsel, Diawl bach, the smaller flies like bloodworms and buzzers are taking the bigger fish.

Tuesday 1st April: 9 boats landed 34 fish for 62lbs 11oz. Milngavie (3 boats) 5 fish for 11lbs 3oz. M Smith (dundee) 6 fish 12lb 2oz

Wednesday 2nd April: 23 boats landed 77 fish for 141lbs. J.Gardiner/J.Heenan 15 for 26lbs. F Smith (Glasgow) 12 fish 24lb 12oz.

Thursday 3rd April: 29 boats landed 97 fish for 169lbs. Strathclyde Police (15.5 boats) 59 fish for 97lbs. R Porter (Grangemouth) 7 fish 14lbs.

Friday 4th April: 30 boats landed 180 fish for 340lb 8oz. Ciba AC (10 boats)64 fish 117lb 12oz , including 4 brownies, there outing was won by Davie Coyle with 7 fish for 15lb 15oz he also had the best fish of the day weighting in at 4lb 6oz. T Ross/D Stenhouse`s limit weighed in at 27lb 12oz. other limits were R Russell (dumbarton) 29lbs. F Tullet/D Cook (Kilmarnock) 28lb 12oz.

Saturday 5th April: 29 boats landed 198 fish for 384lbs. I.B.M. (10 boats) 92 fish 189lb15oz with 4 fish 0ver 4lbs. Bothwell & Blantyre AC (6 boats) 31 fish 53lb 9oz. Clydesdale bank (7 boats) 37 fish 70lb 5oz. I & P clarke (Cardonald) 11fish 21lbs.

Sunday 6th April: 28 boats landed 186 fish for 310lbs. Lochinch AC (12 boats) 80 fish 134lb 2oz. Townhill (8 boats) 58 fish 89lb 14oz. Tillicoultry AC (5 boats) 26 fish 44lbs.

Monday 7th April: 13 boats landed 51 fish for 90lbs. J Arnott/G Connelly (Kirkcaldy) 12 fish 21lb 12oz. J Law (motherwell) 6 fish 12lbs 8oz.