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Lake of Menteith 25th April 2012
6ft Water Temperature  10.5C , Clarity (Secchi disc) 2.2m.

The road works at Gartmore are finished and you can now approach via Aberfoyle as Normal.

Angler’s should be aware that the catering van is non operational and teas and coffees are available free from inside the fishery hut.

The Lake continues to fish well with 28 boats netting 357 fish in the first heat of the National Championships at the Lake yesterday. The rod average in the heat was 6.4 with a fish mean weight of 2lbs 5 ½ oz.  
Kevin McCabe (below right) from East Lothian was top rod by a mile with 21 fish – mainly from Reedy Bay. Alan Smith (centre) of Kinross was second with 13 fish and George Learmonth from Falkirk was third with 14 fish. George and Alan were fishing in Butts Bay. All three were fishing a midge tip line and buzzers.
Of the 56 anglers taking part 50% qualified for the second round. Full results at  www.sanacc.org.uk.

 

 

 

Douglas Scott from Earlston ( left) landed this nice on grown 7lb 8oz specimen from the Malling shore on a buzzer. On Friday  the “ancient”  West of Scotland Fishing Club (below) landed 13 fish with 7 boats and SSEB AC landed 51 fish for 130lbs. At the weekend: Tillycoultry AC landed 23 fish with 3 boats, Falkirk FD landed 34 for 93lbs and returned 12 with 5 boats, Falkirk Municipal landed 42 fish for 100lbs with 9 boats, Ayr Travellers weighed in 15 for 42lbs and returned 80 with 6 boats, Thack weighed in 41 with 6 boats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another composition from Bailiff Douglas Fraser entitled "Boxing Day Lunch"