Lake of Menteith 26/06/18
Water Temperature – 17C, Clarity (Secchi disc)3.8m.
The Sun has come back out in the past few days so it’s chasing the fish back up into deeper water so cages and rookery are the favoured areas. Flies doing well include Cat or Candy boobies, Damsel nymphs, Cormarants and diawl bachs.
Could you please remember to fill the catch return sheets even if you were on catch and release.
On Wednesday night the 7th night of the FARIO FLY BOAT LEAGUE, last year’s winner Bill Ramage was top rod with 9 fish - he had a few on his famous cat with the floating line but also was catching them on snatchers and buzzers, again on the floater. Second was Craig Ingles with 8 fish and third was Brian MacKenzie with 6. Full results is on the Lake website.
On Saturday night heat 8 of the Scottish club championship 11 teams took part catching 134 fish, top team was Lintrathen ff ( Pictured below) with 20 fish, Second was Caley liners also with 20 fish and Third was Ayr travellers ff “a” with 18 fish. Top rod of the night was Gary Wilkinson (pictured below)with 9 fish Gary also got the heaviest fish of the evening . Full results are on the SANACC website.
Other notable catches include : the retired police with 59 fish all safely released on bail. Grizzlecats 25 fish returned, Donnie Mcbeth 12 fish. John Dailly 2 fish 4lb 6oz and 10 returned, Campbell Morgan 14 returned.
Pics courtasy of Paul Barr