Water Temp: 15C Secchi Disk Gateside: 2.1m
There has been a good hatch of Damsels and some dragonflies have been
spotted in the sheltered corners. The places that have been holding the
fish this week are; The Road shore, Shear point, Cage bay, Lochend, The
rookery, Katie’s Brae and the Gravel pit. Some of the Flies that
are catching the fish include orange Blob, Damsel nymph, Cormorants, Boobys,
Black Pennals, Kate McLaren, Daiwl Bachs and a red headed Cats whisker.
The fish are in the top couple of feet so using anything from a floating
line to a Di3 should be enough.
The 2nd Sana open attracted 30 anglers, they caught 71
fish for 154lb 8 oz. In the individual comp top rod was Calum Crosby with
6 fish for 14lb 6oz, 2nd was Eddie Bonner 6 fish 12lb 15oz and 3rd was
Dougie Ingles with 6 fish for 11lb 15oz. In the pairs Father and son duo
Eddie and Tam Bonner caught 10 fish 21lb 4oz, 2nd Ian Jones/Calum Crosby
9 fish 20lb 8 oz, 3rd was Peter Edge/John Morton 7 fish 19lb 3oz.
RAF Trio Warren Gains 12lb, Wayne Ketchell 8lb 13, Rob Wickens
The RAF northern league was fished and 28 fish for 77lb
were caught, with Warren Gains Getting the heaviest fish of the day weighing
12lb on a cruncher fished on a DI3.
Thursday saw 44 anglers fishing in the Sana semi to book
a place in the final on the 8th October. They caught 196 fish for 402lb
11oz with 19 fish returned. The top rod was Colin Elder from Monifieth
caught 11 fish for 22lb 7oz, 2nd was Nigel Burns with 9 fish for 18lb
12oz and third was Alan Brock with 9 fish for 17lb 4oz. 19 qualified with
the cut off weight being 12lb 1oz. Adjudicator George Mackenzie caught
a lovely fish weighing 8lb 3oz.
9th Evening Heat; Scottish Club Championships Results –
sponsored by the Daily Record with additional prizes from the Angling
Centre Stirling. 25½ boats landed 100 fish for 214lb.
Top 3 man team were Bank of Scotland with 10 fish for 22lb 15oz, 2nd Johnston
Fly fishers with 9 fish for 20lb 9oz and 3rd were Lochgilphead with 8
fish for 18lb 13oz. The Top four individuals qualifying for the Champion
of Champions were Mike Connet (Bank of Scotland), Jim Klegg, Michael Ward
and Billy Burns. Top tactics – Cages Rookery and Road Shore, Booby
and orange blob, SSI line. Heaviest Fish was 6lbs 5oz, caught by Neil
Ward from lochgilpead.
7th heat of the Menteith Boat League sponsored by Angling Centre
Stirling, 34 anglers landed 62 fish for 136lbs. Top rod on the
night was Local expert! D Stewart with a limit bag weighing 13lb 8oz,
2nd Alan Smith 6 fish for 13lb 4oz and 3rd Arthur Wilkie 6 fish 12lb 12oz.
The heaviest fish of the night was caught by Ian Campbell. The Duck was
this week was earned by Dougie Carr. Current League Positions remain unchanged
with J.Litster in 1st with 49 points, Dave Paterson 2nd 50 points and
A.Dunn in 3rd with 52pts.