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Lake of Menteith 30th April

Clarity 2.3m 6ft Water temperature 9 C

Another windy week with some fierce gusts meant that the best fishing was again in the sheltered drifts, and with the wind swinging from south-west to north-west sheltered areas were a little variable. Good fishing was had at Lochend, Tod Hole, Butts, Dog Isle, Stable Point/Gateside Bay. Various tactics from sink tip to fast intermediate with diawl bachs, boobies, cormorants, cats and dancers.

Evening fishing commences on Wednesday 1st May and the first heat of the Scottish Club Championships takes place on Saturday 4th May.
Below: Stevie Docherty and dog from Corpach had 16 fish in the shelter of the Butts on Monday 29th – willow buds out and swallows on the wing. A good hatch of black buzzers was reported. Bottom: A rainbow lands in the Rookery.


 

 

Club Results: Stewarton AC 7 boats 46 trout 97lbs and 12rtd, Stanley Anglers 4 boats 28 fish 63lbs, Newmarket AC 4 boats 15 fish 31lbs, CIBA AC Paisley 5 boats 18 fish 46lbs.