Fishing Report 05/05/15
6ft Water Temp down to 8C. Clarity 1.7m
Ben Robertson and Mike Wilson of Fishers of Penicuik tackle shop caught their limit by 10.12 (42 mins) today. A specially limit of 10 fish was agreed for the Scierra Pairs comp which Phil Dixon is running at the Lake today. Ben and Mike caught their fish at Sam's Point fishing a sink tip with a fab and three buzzers. The competition is organised on a time bonus basis with anglers free to go back out and fish catch and release after they have weighed in. Lots of fish still on the eastern drifts (Kates Brae and Lochend) plus also reports of fish at Lochend.
Scottish Club Championship
Eleven clubs took part in heat 1 with the top three teams qualifying for the semi finals and the top 5 individuals qualifying for the Champion of Champions. Conditions were cold, wet and squally and the competitors caught 127 fish for 268lb 2oz. of which 57 were released.
Top team were SPRA West "A" with 26 trout for 52lb 7oz. Second were Change FF AC "A" with 23 trout for 47lb 7oz and third were Kahts Whiskers AC "B" with 12 trout for 26lb 15oz.
Top five individuals were:-
1. Alan Hill of SPRA West with 17 trout for 34lb 15oz
David Barwick of Stanley & District AC had the heaviest fish of the night at 3lb 1.8oz.
Top club, top individual and captor of the heaviest fish all received bottles of Famous Angler whisky. Thanks to SANACC for results.
Scottish Championships 30th April Lake of Menteith
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Davie MacMillan Sr (2nd - 25 fish) North Shetland FF, Scott Aitken (Tartan Tyers 1st - 26 fish) and Andrew McAdam (FAFA 3rd - 24 fish) were the top rods in the recent SANACC heat on the 30th April which saw record catches for a SANACC heat at the Lake. 29 boats killed 154 for 339lbs and returned a further 396. 1st and 3rd were straight lining buzzers whilst Davie was using the washing line.
More information on the website (www.menteith-fisheries.co.uk) and facebook pages.