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FISHERY REPORT 28th JUNE
 
Water Temperature – 15C, Clarity (Secchi disc)2m.

The Weather is starting to improve now the schools are on holiday and the fish are getting seen and caught out in the middle of the Lake. There is no need to go deeper the a Di3 and fish are getting caught on Diawl bachs,  Buzzers, Pheasant tail nymphs, Cormorants, fabs, and boobys, fish are getting caught in most areas particularly Cages, Rookery, Silage pit, Sandy bay, the Butts and International bay.


Scottish Club Championships


 

On Saturday night 51 anglers landing 95 fish for 219lbs. Top team were East Kilbride (left, l to r; Stewart Mclean, Willie Winning and Creag McKeen) how all caught their  limits weighing 32lb. 2nd were 2007 champions Inverclyde with 11 fish for 25lb, 3rd were Port Glasgow with 10 fish for 24½ lb. Top rod of the night was Ian Cambell from Inverclyde (Below) his 5 fish weighed 12lb 3oz caught his fish behind Dog Island on dries, joining him in the champion of champions are George Martin (Port Glasgow), Alan Renshaw (Clan Chiefs), Craig McKeen and Willie Wining both from East Kilbride. The competition is sponsored by Famous Grouse Whisky and the Glasgow Angling Centre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water aid
On Scottish water held their annual fundraiser on the lake the 24 boats caught 77fish for 190lbs top team was BASF Fly fishers with 17 fish, Top rod was Chris Evans from Anglian water had 9 fish. over £10,500 was raised so well done to Robin Lambert for organising the event.  

 

In the Menteith ACS Boat League on Wednesday, Anglers opted to fish to total catch and release rules with tied places being decided on the time of the first fish caught. Anglers were free to fish to the bag limit for their own needs. 22 anglers caught 104 fish. George Whyte caught 11 to his rod to finish top on the night. George was fishing up in Gateside bay on diawl bachs on a midge tip line, second on the night was Ian Stuart with 10 fish and third was James Fairlie who is currently leading the league.


The rush to get to the fish at start of the 5th semi final of the Scottish National Championships.

 

There are still boats available the early morning session this Saturday 2nd July, 4 am till 9am.

 

The food van won’t be at the lake of Friday and Saturday late shifts (11pm), food will be available in the lodge over the weekend.