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Menteith Fishery



28nd July 2008
Menteith Weekly Report

6ft Water Temp: 21C Secchi Disk Gateside: 2m
With the water at its hottest this year so far it’s more weather for barbeques and shorts than fishing despite this they are still catching fish on anything from a floating down to a Di5. The places that have been holding the fish this week are; Shear point, Reedy bay, Rookery, The Cage bay, Stable Point, behind Dog Island, Roman Bay and Lochend. Flies that are doing well include Daiwl Bachs, Boobys and Blobs of various colours, Damsel nymphs, Crunchers, Yellow Dancers, Sedges, Cormorants, Kate McLaren, and Cats whisker.

The Evening fishing is now terminating at 10pm.

Saturday say the 13th and last Evening Heat of the Scottish Club Championships sponsored by the Daily Record with additional prizes from the Angling Centre Stirling. Tonight 20 teams were competing and they caught 60 fish for 145lb 1oz. Top 3 man team were Grizzlecats A, (Tom Wilson, Peter Edge, Calum Crosbie) with 8 fish for 21lb 8oz, 2nd Edinburgh civil service with 8 fish for 20lb 12oz and 3rd were Edinburgh Trout Anglers with 7 fish for 16lb 2oz 4th were Stirling Castle with 5 fish for 11lb 10oz. The Top four individuals qualifying for the Champion of Champions were 1st Tom Wilson (Grizzlecats “A”) 5 fish for 14lb 4oz, he caught his fish off shear point on a sink tip line using an orange and yellow blob with 2 diawl bachs. 2nd was Andy Anderson(Edinburgh civil service) with 5 fish 13lb 4oz, 3rd was Kenny Woods(Edinburgh Trout Anglers) with 4 fish for 8lb 11oz and 4th was Arron Philip (Canmore) with 3 fish for 7lb 11oz, he also got the heaviest Fish of the night at 4lbs.

11th heat of the Menteith Boat League sponsored by Angling Centre Stirling, 34 anglers landed 91fish for 225lb. There were 11 limit bags. Top rod on the night was Peter Edge with his 5 fish weighing 14lb 15oz, 2nd Stuart Raybould 5 fish for 14lb 12oz and 3rd was Alan Smith with 5fish 14lb 7oz. The prize for the heaviest fish weighing 5lb 11oz goes to David Paterson. With only 2 nights to go the top three in the league are current champ Andy Dunn on 57points, 2nd, Andy MacKay on 64 points and 3rd, Andy Boylan on 68 points.

Other Notable Catches

Thack A.C. (6 boats) 47 fish 110lb, BP 30 fish 82lb, Dumfries and Galloway Police 9 fish 24lb, Logan/Kennedy (Glasgow) 10 fish 27lb, CSSA 31 fish 81lb 10oz, M.A.A. 21 fish 56lb, Ciba A.C. 19 fish 48lb.


I think my spelling is right this week Donald.