Time for Mayfly Patterns

Due to a late club cancellation we have plenty of boats available this Sunday 12th June

Water temperature reached 18C on Monday with a secchi disk reading of 2.5m – but this cooler weather should keep the action on top of the water and bring the temperature down.

Some good fun was had with large mayfly imitations and resident fish earlier in the week.  Colin Riach and Jimmy Millar were well into the 20s with their paraloop spinner (see pics below) and Irene and Paul Clarke had similar action on dry fly patterns or buzzers and fabs. Hotel Bay, Roadshore, Lochend and the Butts are the places to be – apparently……


Scottish Club Championship Results
In heat 4 on 4th June the competitors had a warm sunny evening for the first time this year.  The 12 teams caught a total of 131 fish.  The top four teams from each heat go through to the semi-finals and the top six individuals go through to the the Champion of Champions.  The top team on Saturday night was Neilston FF “A” represented by Peter Cameron (16 fsh), Mark Stephen (6 fish) and Paul O’Neill (3 fish) to give them 25 fish for 50lb 3.7oz.  Peter, Mark and Paul each received a  box of flies provided by My Fishing Flies and as a team they received a £30 voucher for the Lake provided by Life Technologies.  The Scottish Club Championship committee wish to thank the Lake of Menteith, Snowbee, Hope Embroidery, Glencairn Crystal, Life Technologies, Angus Angling and My Fishing Flies for their sponsorship of the championship.
Tweed Valley Tanglers “A” were second with 13 fish, Glasgow PO “A” were third with 13 fish and Glencoe FF “A” were fourth with 14 fish and these three teams along with Neilston go through to the semi finals.
Top rod on the night with 16 fish was Peter Cameron of Neilston FF “A” and he goes through to the Champion of Champions along with David Deans (2nd), Robert Wilson (3rd), Bill Brown (4th), Brian Kennedy (5th) and Derek Barclay (6th).  Peter is unable to attend the Champion of Champions and his place will be taken by Andy Smith (7th).
The heaviest fish on the night went to the scales at 4lb 15.4oz and was caught by John Simpson of Glasgow PO FFC “A”.