||WEEKLY FISHERY REPORT|
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Scottish Club Championships Results: The seventh heat of the Scottish club championships sponsored by the Daily Record and Bowmore with additional prizes from the Angling Centre Stirling; saw 24 boats land 63 trout for 132lbs. Qualifying teams: 1st Strathleven, 2nd Pitlochry and 3rd were Inverclyde FF. Individuals through to the Champion of Champions are 1st A.MacKay of Inverclyde who was fishing buzzers and diawl bachs on a floating line with a 26foot leader – at dog Isle, 2nd C.Morgan, 3rd R.Thomson and 4th A.Walker. Biggest fish A.MacKay 7lbs 12oz.
Glenkinchie Boat League 5th Night 15th May The 29 anglers caught 57 trout for 91lbs. Top rod was Paul Garner with 6 fish for 12lbs 9oz. Paul had 2 fish on a cat, 2 on a PTN and 2 on dries and was fishing in the Heronry, Gateside and Reedy Point. 2nd was D.Downie with 5 for 8lbs 15oz and 3rd was A.Wallace with 4 fish for 8lbs 8oz. Hot spot on the night was Kates Brae. The old Duck (it has seen better days) was awarded to Grant Mackay for his unrewarding blank and well done for hanging around for the presentation. The League Placings are now 1st J.Litster 2nd G.Hayward, 3rd J.Kaye 4th A.MacKay. More information at www.menteith-fisheries.co.uk
Scottish National Fly Fishing Championship Semi Final: In the first of the two semis at the Lake 52 anglers boated 163 fish for 300lbs 3oz. The cut off weight for a place in the finals was 4 fish for 7lbs 8oz and 16 anglers went through. There were 3 limit bags and 2 blanks. The vast majority of anglers resorted to dry fly and this provided the best sport. Peter Auchterlonie was first with 8 for 16lbs 8oz, 2nd was R.Gilbert and 3rd N.Anderson.
Club Results: IBM (10 boats) 40 fish for 74lbs,
Edinburgh Fly Dressers 6 boats 24 fish for 55lbs, Dalzell 6 boats 23 fish
for 52lbs, Grangemouth 5 boats 5 fish for 14lbs, Perth CSSA 5 boats 9
fish for 21lbs, Fly Dressers Guild 16 boats 45 trout for 84lbs, Perth
RASC 6 boats 14 fish for 36lbs, Cleveland Police 23 fish for 47lbs, Lochinch
AC 6 boats 13 fish for 42lbs