Sunday 5th October, 2014 
  
It has been another good week for fishing  and the rain and the colder weather 
has made the fish much more active.  Today the fish were being caught on the  
top and about a foot down with a wide variety of dries and lures. 
  
Bridge Inn FC, Linlithgow yesterday caught 12 fish for 36.1/2 lbs with 
M Nelson having the heaviest basket for 14.1/2 lbs on a Diawl Bach. 
  
Joseph Thain Jnr              Callendar              5  fish  21 lbs best two for 12 lbs   Black Nomad 
  
Joseph Thain Snr             Callendar              5  fish   14.1/2 lbs            Black Buzzer 
  
Harry Isherwood              Cumbernauld      2  fish     8 lbs best 5 lbs    Ally McCoist 
  
Harry Graham                  Glenrothes           3  fish     8 lbs                    Diawl Bach 
  
Mark Brownrigg               Callendar              3  fish    11 lbs                   Blk & Yellow Dancer 
  
W. Davies                          Cumbernauld       4  fish    13 lbs                   Blk/Gr & Red/Blk Buzzers 
  
A Hoggan                           Bonnybridge        2  fish      8.1/2 lbs            Olive Damsel 
  
Ryan Sinclair                      Ballieston             3  fish     12.1/4 lbs           Blk&Gr Nomad 
  
Brian Logan                        Alloa                      2  fish     10.1/4 lbs  best 6.1/2 lbs    Buzzer 
  
Jim Prentice                       Tullibody               2  fish        8 lbs                 Dries 

 


 
Sunday 24th May, 2015
 
It has been a great week for fly life and some really good fishing with dries and
the May flies were out today which only happens every second year.   As
usual lures have also been catching fish with the depth varying.   It is great to see
the natural fly life coming off the water, we just need more good warm days.
 
Yesterday the Falcon FFC had a good morning competition catching 29 fish for
77.1/4 lbs with Jim Russell having the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 12.1/4 lbs
on a Nomad.
 
Matt Ritchie                Perth                  2  fish  8.3/4 lbs          Buzzers
 
Keith Lloyd                  Perth                   1  fish  3 lbs                 Black Ant
 
Allan Duncan              Alva                     4  fish   11.1/2 lbs       Damsel
 
Jim Hunter                  Sauchie               4  fish   10 lbs               Damsel
 
Chris McFaddon        Stirling                 2  fish     8 lbs               Nymphs
 
Callum McLean         Stirling                  2  fish    4.1/2 lbs         Spider
 
Jim Speirs                   Stirling                 2  fish     5 lbs                Daddy
 
Johnny Methven       Dollar Academy 2  fish     5.1/4 lbs         Buzzer
 
Geoff Daniel               Dollar                   1  fish     3 lbs                Coachman
 
I & B Holleron            Bo'ness                 4  fish     8 lbs                Dries
 
Dougie Allan              Callendar              2  fish     6 lbs                Buzzers
 
Alistair Lennox          Cupar                     2  fish     8 lbs        
Saturday 16th May 2015
 
It has been another challenging week for the fishermen with the
extremely varying weather for this time of year.
 
Today The Goth FFC from Fallin had a good day catching 55 fish for 147 lbs
with the Charity Pairs match with John Thomson and Robert McLean winning
with 21.3/4 lbs.
 
Graham King               Almondbank         3  fish  12.1/2 lbs   best 6.1/4 lbs  Kate McLaren & Dunkeld
 
Dave Lawson               Methven               3  fish   12 lbs  best 7.1/4 lbs          Damsel
 
Ian Millet                      Tullibody               3  fish     9 lbs                Nymphs
 
Alec Fitzsimmons        Fintry                     2  fish     5.1/2 lbs         Tadpole
 
Ian Cartwright              Abernethy            3  fish     6.3/4 lbs         Hopper & GH Daddy
 
Iain Wilkie                     Auchterarder       2  fish     7.1/2 lbs         Cut Throat Cat
 
Iain Weir                       Airdrie                   3  fish     8.1/2 lbs         Blk & Gr Fritz
 
Ross Pirie                      Perth                      2  fish    7 lbs                 Dries
 
John McCulloch           Cumbernauld        3  fish  10 lbs                Blk Buzzers
 
Wm Stanfield               Bridge of Allan      2  fish  11 lbs  best 6 lbs  Black           
 
Sunday 10th May
Another week of very mixed weather for May, which makes the fishing
more challenging as the depth changes rapidly In a very short time.
When fishing in Scotland you have to be prepared for all weathers,
from sun, freezing cold wind and rain  to snow, not like Spring.
 
Robert McKinnon        Dunblane             4  fish  15 lbs              Montana
 
Jim Black                       Stirling                  4  fish   13.1/2 lbs      Kate McLaren
 
Dave Lawson                Methven              3  fish    13 lbs best 7.1/2 lbs  Howie's Gismo
 
George Hamilton         Blackford             2  fish     6 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
Mark Brownrigg           Callander             3  fish     8 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
Brian Harper                 Tullibody              2  fish     9.1/4 lbs       Ally
 
Cameron Ward             Dollar Academy  1  fish     2.1/4 lbs       Red Muddler
 
Dougie Allan                  Callander             2  fish     5 lbs               Red Hopper
 
Allan Duncan                 Alva                      2  fish      7 lbs               Damsel
 
Dougie McKenrick        Alva                      2  fish      6 lbs               Yellow Dancer
 
Bob Ross                        Kilsyth                   2  fish     7 lbs                Ally
 
Harry Isherwood          Cumbernauld       2  fish     5 lbs                Pink & White Lure
 
Sunday 3rd May, 2015
 
It has been a quiet week with the turn in the weather back to winter.
The anglers who have braved the wind have been rewarded with plenty of
fish being caught on a wide variety of flies.
 
Hector Wilson         Bannockburn         3  fish  12 lbs            HH Olive Fritz
 
Dougie Stewart       Tullibody                 2  fish    5 lbs            Loch Ordie
 
James Henderson    Stirling                    1  fish    3 lbs            Olive Dancer
 
David Wilson            Edinburgh               4  fish   12 lbs          HH Damsel
 
Mike Christie            Scone                       2 fish      7 lbs          Yellow Blob
 
Tom McGarry           Dunbarton              3  fish     9 lbs           Buzzers
 
Ron Thomson           Caputh                     3  fish     9.1/2 lbs   Olive Fritz
 
Wm Stanfield            B of Allan                2  fish      6 lbs          Black Nymph
 
David Brown             Stirling                     3 fish        9.1/4 lbs  Ally McCoist
 
Jack Gibb                   Clack                        2  fish       6.1/2 lbs   Diawl Bach
 
Sunday 26th April, 2015
After a lovely week yesterday  the Falcon FFC, Larbert had a rather
cold wintery morning taking 33 fish for 92 lbs with Gregor Paterson
having the heaviest basket in the morning competition with
4 fish for 11.1/4 lbs on a Ally McCoist.
 
Greig Hoggan              Stirling                3  fish  12.1/2 lbs            Montana
 
Jim Marshall                Stirling                3  fish  11.1/4 lbs            Black Snake
 
Mike Lord                    Murthly               3  fish  9 lbs best 4 lbs   Black Pennel
 
Jim Prentice                Tullibody             2  fish  6 lbs                      Black Damsel
 
Alistair Lennox            Cupar                   3  fish  8 lbs                     Red Buzzer
 
Jack Gibb                      Clackmannan     2  fish  7 lbs                      Diawl Bach
 
Hamish Carmichael    Alloa                     2  fish  6 lbs                      Diawl Bach
 
Stuart Wilson              B of Allan             3  fish   7 lbs                     Damsel
 
Wm Stanfield              B of Allan             2  fish   8 lbs                     Green Damsel
 
Ian Wilkie                    Auchterarder       2  fish   7.1/4 lbs              HH Damsel
 
Jamie Deans               Auchterarder       3  fish   8.1/2 lbs              Bug
 
Ron Thomson            Caputh                   2  fish   5 lbs                     Yellow Dancer
 
Saturday 18th April, 2015
 
The weather has been changeable this week again with slight frost in
the morning, and then lovely in the sun, but there is still a cold
bite to the wind.    The fish have been getting caught in the first 3 feet
with plenty showing on the top on a very wide variety of flies.
 
James Brookes              Grangemouth          3  fish  10 lbs            Buzzers
 
K MacAlpine                  Thurso                       3  fish  16 lbs            Ally
 
W. Lindsay                      Strathyre                  2  fish   5.1/2 lbs      Kate McLaren
 
Craig McNeish               Bishopton                 4  fish  12 lbs            C.D.C.
 
Gerry Kane                     Cumbernauld           4  fish  11.1/2 lbs     Dry Black Spider
 
John Brindley                 Liverpool                   2  fish    6 lbs             Bloodworm
 
Richard Jackson             Perth                          3  fish    9 lbs             Black Tad
 
Matt Ritchie                   Perth                           2  fish   6.3/4 lbs      Buzzers
 
Scott Duncan & Brother  Alva                          6  fish   12.1/4 lbs    Damsel
 
Davy Black                      Lochgelly                     3  fish     6.1/2 lbs    Buzzers
 
D. Moodie                      Stenhousemuir           2  fish     5.1/2 lbs    Diawl Bach
 
Veronica Lusher            Perth                             2  fish     6.1/4 lbs    Diawl Bach
Sunday 12th April, 2015
 
It has been a good week, except for yesterday, with the sun shining
making everyone feel good.    The fish have been getting caught
mainly just under the surface on a wide variety of flies.
 
James Gunn               Perth                  2  fish 6 lbs               Orange Fritz
 
Allan Gunn                 John O' Groates 2  fish  6 lbs             Orange Fritz
 
Harry Graham           Glenrothes         3  fish  8.1/2 lbs      Cut Throat Cat
 
Jim Prentice               Tullibody            2  fish   5 lbs             Damsel
 
David Brown              Spittalfield         2  fish   6 lbs              Pink Fritz
 
Harry Isherwood       Cumbernauld    3  fish   7 lbs              Ally
 
Derek Stewart           Scone                  2  fish   6 lbs              Blk Buzzer
 
Dougie Stewart         Tullibody            2  fish    6 lbs             Montana
 
J Hunter                      Sauchie              2  fish    6.1/2 lbs      Buzzer
 
Keith Murphy            Bannockburn     2  fish   6 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
David Quinn              Dunfermline       2  fish   8 lbs               Buzzers
 
Wm Heuer                 Hamburg             2  fish   6 lbs               Blk Rabbit
 
Sunday 5th April, 2015
 
It was a very quiet start to this week with freezing cold winds and snow, the
opposite of today which was 19 degrees.   Hopefully it will stay warmer now
 which will make it a pleasure to be fishing.   There has been a wide variety of 
flies catching fish in the last few days, just under the surface to 2 - 3 feet down.
 
Dave Wilkie                 Stirling                   2  fish  7 lbs                Olive
 
Dave Lawson               Methven               3  fish   7.1/2 lbs        Green Fritz
 
Jim Marshall                Stirling                   3  fish  12 lbs  best 6 lbs  Buzzers
 
Ronnie Stanovich       Glasgow                 3  fish  10.1/2 lbs best 5.1/2 lbs  Black Fritz
 
Bob Garvie                   Lennoxtown          3  fish   9.1/4 lbs        Olive Kennick Killer
 
Blair Hopcroft              Kirkcaldy                3  fish  8 lbs                 Blk & Yellow Fritz
 
J. McNally                     Dunning                 2  fish  9 lbs                 Damsel
 
Kenny Macleod            Perth                      2  fish  7.1/2 lbs          Kate McLaren
 
Fay Macleod                 Perth                      2  fish  5 lbs                 Damsel
 
Dougie Allan                 Callander               2  fish  7.1/4 lbs          Bunny Leach
 
Bill Stanfield                 Bridge of Allan      2  fish  9 lbs  best 5 lbs  Damsel
 
R. Pirie                           Stirling                    2  fish  10.3/4 lbs        Yellow Dancer
Sunday 29th March, 2015
It has been another very mixed week with the weather with yesterday being
very quiet with the cold wind.    This morning so far it is a lovely day so
lets hope the change of the clock brings warmer weather.
 
The fish again have been caught at varying depths according  to the wind at the
time, on a very wide variety of flies.
 
M Steadman               Perth                   2  fish   7 lbs              Buzzers
 
Manwell Geraldus     Hallbeath            3  fish   8 lbs              Cat
 
J. Dalgleish                  Airdrie                 3  fish    8.1/2 lbs      Black Damsel
 
H. Carmichael             Alloa                    2  fish    6.1/2 lbs      Ally
 
John Lewis          Suttoncoldfield          3  fish     8.1/2 lbs     Snake 
 
John Kilgannon          Stirling                 2  fish     5 lbs             Green Dancer
 
Rab McKinnon           Dunblane            4  fish     12 lbs           Ace of Spades
 
Greig Lockhart           Dunblane            4  fish     12.1/2 lbs    Yellow Dancer
 
John Thomson           Fallin                    4  fish     13.1/4 lbs    Buzzers
 
Richard Jackson         Perth                    2  fish       6 lbs           Black Tad
Saturday 21st March, 2015
 
The Falcon FFC enjoyed a lovely day for their first outing of the
season taking 34 fish for 109 lbs with Gregor Paterson taking
the heaviest basket of the morning with 3 fish for 14.1/2 lbs
on a Cat.
 
The fish have been getting caught from just under the surface
to about 2 - 3 feet down depending on the wind (and today the sun),
again on a wide variety of flies.
 
Jim Marshall              Stirling          2  fish  6.1/2 lbs         Black Lure
 
The MacKenzies       Aberuthven  4  fish  10.3/4 lbs       Bloodworm
 
Greg Hoggan             Stirling           3  fish   9 lbs               Buzzers
 
Joe Hunter                 Tullibody       3  fish   9 lbs               Buzzers
 
M Noble                     Blairingone   2  fish    7 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
H. Carmichael           Alloa               2  fish    6 lbs              Green Bug
 
Jack Gibb                   Clackmannan 2  fish   8 lbs best 5 lbs  Green Bug
 
Sunday 15th March, 2015
 
The weather has been very mixed again this week with the water fishing well
for those willing to stand out in the wild weather after the beautiful day we had 
on Tuesday, when we thought spring had come.   The fish have mostly been caught
about the first 3 feet on a wide variety of flies and lures.
 
Yesterday the Cambusbarron FFC had a cold day taking 15 fish for
42 lbs. on buzzers and damsels.
 
L Meechan                Lennoxtown          3  fish   8.1/2 lbs        Hopper
 
D McKay                    Lennoxtown          3  fish   8 lbs               Hopper
 
Gerry Kane                Cumbernauld        4  fish  13 lbs             Bloodworm
 
Jack Gibb                   Clackmannan         2  fish   6 lbs              Green Bug
 
Michael Hanlen        Abernethy              4  fish    9.1/2 lbs      Irish Cat
 
Laurie Rumgay          Perth                       2  fish    6.1/4 lbs      Cat
 
Stewart Terry            Perth                       2  fish     7 lbs             Buzzers
 
Jim Coghlan               Auchterarder         3  fish     9 lbs             Ally
 
Bob Garvie                 Lennoxtown           3  fish     9.1/2 lbs     Crafty Cat
 
I am sorry to have to ask all anglers bringing, bitch dogs to the fishing to
let me know before they let them out so that I can take my randy Chocolate
Lab Murphy inside as at 11 years old, he is  now getting very upset running
after bitches and really can't cope anymore, although his brain can still
thinks he can, I say run, but as you know he can only walk slowly.
 
Thank you, Elizabeth    ( I Know you will all laugh at Murphy's spirit)
 
Saturday 7th March, 2015
 
The wild warm wind has fairly stirred up the fish in the last couple of days
and there has been plenty being caught just under the surface or slightly deeper
on Goldies, Ally, Buzzers, Yellow Dancer, Bloodworm and Ace of Spades.
 
Today in wild conditions the Goth FFC caught 71 fish for 177.3/4 lbs., with
Connor Leyden having the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 17.1/4 lbs best
8.3/4 lbs on a Damsel.
 
It is a true saying, the wilder the weather the better the fishing, if you can stand it.
 
Also today the Linden FFC had 23 fish for 62 lbs with Boo Haughton taking the
heaviest basket with 4 fish for 12.1/4 lbs on a Goldie.
 
Andy Airnes            Clackmannan         3  fish  8.3/4 lbs          Ally
 
Bryon Martin          Alva                         2  fish   7 lbs                 Blk Dancer
 
Hector Wilson        Bannockburn         3  fish    7.1/2 lbs         Pink Ally
 
Hamish Carmichael  Alloa                     2  fish    8.1/2 lbs         Ally
 
Jack Gibb                 Clackmannan         2  fish    6 lbs                Green Bug
 
John Brindley          Liverpool                2  fish    6 lbs                Pink Ally
 
Ian Soutar                Crieff                       2  fish    4.1/2 lbs        Orange & White
 
Sunday 1st March, 2015
 
The weather has been very mixed this week and the fish are being confused,
one minute the sun is shining the next it is freezing, sleet and snow and rain.
A few brave anglers have been braving this weather and catching fish at various
depths with a wide variety of flies.
 
Henry Lawrence Snr       Glasgow               2  fish  5 lbs               Bloodworm
 
Ian Hanlon                        Stirling                  2  fish  6 lbs               Damsel
 
Jack Horne                        Auchterarder      2  fish   7 lbs               Buzzers
 
Harry Irvine                      Blairgowrie          4  fish  11.1/2 lbs      Damsel
 
Ian Grasson                      Falkirk                   3  fish    7 lbs             Yellow Dancer
 
Robert Garvie                  Lennoxtown         3  fish   10 lbs            Ctaft Eye Cat
 
Hamish Carmichael        Alloa                       3  fish   11 lbs            Ally
 
Jack Gibb                          Clackmannan        2  fish     6 lbs            Green Bug
 
Mike Beurskens              Dunfermline          4  fish    13 lbs           Black Fritz
 
Bert Hancock                   Lochgelly               3  fish     12 lbs          Yellow Dancer
 
Scott Bell                          Dunblane               2  fish       6 lbs          Yellow Dancer
 
Tex                                     Cornton                 2  fish        6.1/2 lbs  Ally

Sunday 23rd February, 2015
 
The First Bus Club from Bannockburn had their first outing of the season
today and braved the cold wet weather to catch 50 fish for 144.3/4 lbs which
they were donating to Strathcarron Hospice as one of their members
had recently died there.    
 
The heaviest bag was caught by 12 year old Marco Ezzi with 4 fish for 15 lbs.
 
The fish are getting caught at various depths on a wide variety of flies
and lures.
 
Kevin Sorley                  Glasgow             3  fish  8 lbs             Buzzers
 
Eddie  Brophy               Airdrie                4  fish   10.1/2 lbs   Yellow Dancer
 
Ron Lusher                    Perth                  1  fish    3.1/2 lbs     Diawl Bach
 
Bob Ross                        Kilsyth                2  fish    5 lbs            Pink Flexicat
 
Ken Bell                          Perth                  2  fish    4.1/4 lbs     Black Lure
 
Hamish Carmichael      Tullibody           2  fish     5 lbs            Ally McColist
 
Jack Gibb                        Clackmannan   2  fish     7 lbs            Green Bug
 
John Wallace                 Solsgirth            3  fish    10.1/4 lbs    Black Fritz
 
Johnny Weir                  Airdrie                3  fish    14 lbs           Bloodworm