LAKE CHARITY COMPETITION in aid of CHAS and YOUTH ANGLING.Tuesday 20th October: Great prizes: (new top range electric), Lake Permits etc and hopefully a crack at Gateside with the nets off.
Contact Fishery for sponsor/entry forms or Kevin McCabe.
Must collect £100 sponsorship to be elegible for prizes
|WEEKLY FISHERY REPORT|
Boat bookings: Tel.01877 385 664
The Water temperature and clarity at Gateside is 14C and 1.6m. Hot spots in the preceding week have been the eastern shore; from Reedy Point to Lochend Bay. Recent wind direction has been moderate to strong south-westerlies or westerlies and anglers have gone to the Lochend/Butts drifts to find shelter. The loch will be stocked in two stages this week. The western basin from Gateside to the Butts was stocked on Monday 28th. The remaining half will be stocked Tues/Wednesday.
Scottish Club Championship Semi-Final Results
The 23 three man teams, 69 anglers caught 307 fish for 684lbs (103 returned), a rod average of 4.4 fish per angler. The Teams through to the final of the Scottish Club Championships are Ed Trout (22 fish 46lbs 13oz), Rothes Oak 22 fish 46lbs 10oz, Inverclyde FF 20 fish 41lbs 2oz, Crieff A, Balfron Pisc, Crieff B, Change B, Alba FF, Beith St.Inans and Strathleven. The cut off weight for qualification was over 30lbs. The Final will be a 5.30 finish with the meal at the Forth Inn Aberfoyle at 6.30 for 6.45pm. Pictured below: the Blobs give a Christmassy feel at the start of the Scottish Clubs semi final.
Strathclyde police 7 boats 51fish 118lbs plus 10 rtd, Central Scotland Police 8 boats 38 trout 91lbs plus 6rtd, Pentland FF 3 boats 19 fish 42lbs plus 8 rtd, Bank of Scot 8 boats 37 trout 81lbs, Dundee AC 5 boats 25 fish 56lbs, Kinglassie 6 boats 24 fish 50lbs, Townhill AC 5 boats 42 fish 90lbs, Cove and Kilcreggan 5 boats 22 fish 46lbs, MFI 4.5 boats 18 fish 37lbs 11.
Pictured below left; Bailiff Douglas Fraser (centre) with two Pollack somewhere near Ailsa Craig. Below Right; The return of Tam Ward this week was a pleasant surprise – as was his nice resident blue of 5lbs. QG