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 10th April, 2016
 
The water has been fishing well with plenty of fish being caught in the 
two feet with a wide variety of flies.
 
Laura McKenzie       Auchterarder    1  fish  5 lbs              Black & Yellow Buzzer
 
Allan Harvey             Glasgow             3  fish  8 lbs              Black Fritz
 
Jim Jardine                Glasgow              3  fish  8.1/4 lbs      Damsel
 
D Thompson              Valleyfield          3  fish  9.1/2 l;bs     Buzzer
 
R. McKinnon               Dunblane           3  fish  9 lbs             Damsel
 
Harry Graham             Glenrothes        2  fish  8.1/4 lbs      Okey Dokey
 
Brian Harper                Tullibody           2  fish  7.1/2 lbs      Ally
 
Dougie McKendrick    Alva                    2  fish  5.1/2 lbs      HH Fritz Sunburst
 
Andy Airnes                 Clack                   3  fish  8.1/2 lbs      Black Pennel
 
Hector Wilson             Bannockburn    3  fish   9.3/4 lbs      Coral Fritz
 
Jack Gibb                      Clack                   2  fish   5.1/2 lbs      Green Bug

 

Sunday 3rd April, 2016
 
Yesterday the Harrow AC had a good day taking 38 fish for 99 lbs with Jamie Ferrier
taking the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 13.3/4 lbs on a Black Bunny.
The fish have been taking a wide variety of flies of all colours from tiny nymphs,
buzzers and coloured lures just under the surface to about 2 - 3 feet depending
on the wind.
 
Wm Williams            Sauchie               3  fish  12 lbs best 5.1/2 lbs   Ally McCoist
 
David Duncan           Slamannan         2  fish    8.1/4 lbs              Ally
 
Wm Yuill                    Dunfermline       4  fish    8 lbs                     Buzzers
 
Brian Logan               Alloa                     2  fish    7.1/2 lbs             Orange Blob 
 
Brian Harper             Tullibody              2  fish    5.1/2 lbs             Orange Buzzer
 
Dougie McKendrick Alva                       2  fish    7.1/2 lbs             Yellow Dancer
 
Andy Airnes              Clackmannan       3  fish    9.1/4 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
Jack Gibb                             "                   2  fish    5,1/2 lbs               Coral Fritz
 
John Score                 Alloa                     2  fish     7.1/2 lbs               Orange Nomad
 
Allan Mitchell            Stirling                  3  fish    8 lbs                       Allan's Goldie

Saturday 26th March, 2016
 
Today for the holiday it turned rather windy and cold, typical for Scotland.  The Falcon
FFC had a good cold morning starting with a memorial for Jimmy McGee from
Bonnybridge with a young boy playing the pipes.   They caught 62 fish for 167.3/4 lbs
with G. Borthwick taking the heaviest bag with 4 fish for 14 lbs.
 
Hector Wilson          Bannockburn       3  fish for 12 lbs best 5 lbs    Ace of Spades
 
Wm Townsley Snr & Jnr Aberdour       4  fish for 11.1/5 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
John Gavin                Perth                      3  fish for  9 lbs  best 5 lbs   Damsel
 
The Thain Boys         Callander               9  fish for 20 lbs                     Yellow Dancer
 
Bob Garvie                Lennoxtown          3  fish for 10 lbs                      Black Dancer
 
C Graham                  Lennoxtown          2  fish for   6 lbs                      Olive Nymph
 
Tom McLaughlin      Uddingston            4  fish for  10 lbs                     Black Lure
 
Mike Lord                  Murthly                  3  fish for   12.1/2 lbs             Blk & Gr Fritz
 
Wm Martin               Stirling                     4  fish for   14 lbs  

 

Sunday 20th March, 2016
 
Today the temp went up to 15 degrees, it was just lovely, warmer than some days
last summer.   The fish are still being caught about 2 -3 feet down on a wide
variety of coloured flies.  Goldie, Yellow Dancer, Pink, Black and Green, Montana,
Ace of Spades, Cat, Buzzers and the Ally McCoist.
 
On Thursday the Tartan Arms were here from Bannockburn in the morning and 
took 27 fish, it was cold and misty in the morning but was lovely in the after noon.
 
Yesterday the Linden FFC had a good morning taking 24 fish for 66.3/4 lbs with
Boo Haughton taking the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 14.1/4 lbs on a Yellow
Dancer.
 
Lee Hunter                Alloa                      2  fish   7.1/4 lbs best 5 lbs Blue Damsel
 
Russell McKendrick Alva                        2  fish   8 lbs         Squirmy
 
Tom Adams               Alva                        1  fish   5 lbs        Montana
 
Hector Wilson           Bannockburn        3  fish   9.1/2 lbs   Ace of Spades
 
Bill Dawson                Dollar                     3  fish   9 lbs          Mini Cat
 
Jake Jacard                 Texus                      2  fish   7 lbs          Bloodworm
 
Alec Fitzsimmons      Fintry                      4  fish  10.1/2 lbs Ace of Spades
 
Dougie McKendrick  Alva                         2  fish   5,1.2 lbs   Ace of Spades
 
Andy Airnes               Clackmannan         3  fish   9 lbs          Ally
 
Wm Williams             Sauchie                   3  fish  11 lbs best 6 lbs  Black Lure
 
Greg Lockhart            Dunblane                2  fish    6 lbs         Pink Lure

 

Friday 11th March, 2016
 
It has been a good fishing week for a change with plenty of fish being caught
on a floating line about 2 -3 feet with a wide variety of flies.
 
Last Sunday the Alloa Winter League had a good day taking 46 fish for 121.1/2 lbs
with J Taylor having the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 13 lbs  on buzzers.
 
Gus Drummond        B of Allan         2  fish   9 lbs             Cat
 
Hector Wilson           B/Burn             3  fish   9.1/2 lbs      Rhubarb & Custard
 
John Brindley            Liverpool          2  fish   8 lbs             White/Green & Pink
 
Tom Adams               Alva                   2  fish   7 lbs             Bloodworm
 
Ken Bell                      Perth                 2  fish   4.1/2 lbs      Blk & Gr Lure
 
Harry Robertson       Perth                 2  fish   6 lbs             Yellow Dancer
 
Jim Prentice               Tullibody          4  fish  10 lbs            Black Lure
 
Angus Robertson      Tobermoray     4  fish  10.1/4 lbs     Blk & Gr Buzzer
 
Craig Peattie              Glenrothes       2  fish    8.1/2 lbs     Yellow Tadpole
 
Thomas Size               Edinburgh         3  fish  11 lbs            Cut Throat Damsel
 

 

 

Saturday 5th March, 2016
 
It was a lovely sunny day today for the Goth FFC starting off their season so I just
hope the water stays free of ice, with the water being very cold it does not take 
much to freeze it.    The club caught 52 fish for 131 lbs with J Ryan taking the 
heaviest basket with 4 fish for 12.1/2 lbs the heaviest fish 4.1/2 lbs.
 
Tony Ross                Bankfoot            2  fish  8.1/2 lbs           Orange Dancer
 
Joe Hunter               Tullibody           3  fish  10 lbs                 Blob
 
Wm Williams           Sauchie              2  fish  11 lbs best 9 lbs  Black Fritz
 
Ian Soutar                 Methven           2  fish    8 lbs                Tadpole
 
John Nicol                 Crieff                  1  fish    3 lbs                Yellow Dancer
 
Allan Stirling             Auchterarder    1  fish    3 lbs                Orange Nymph
 
Gus Drummond       Bridge of Allan  2  fish    5 lbs                Cat
 


Sunday 28th February, 2016
 
The water is so cold now that if it is freezing at night at least some of the water is frozen
but despite this the fish are still being caught just under the surface to about 2-3 feet 
very slowly on a wide variety of flies.
 
B Robertson             Cowie                 3  fish  13 lbs best 8 lbs    Black & Gold Lure
 
Bob Ross                   Kilsyth                2  fish    9.1/4 lbs               Ally
 
Ian Sloan                   Almondbank     4  fish   11 lbs                     Ally
 
James Henrie           Cumbernauld    3  fish     9 lbs                     Yellow Nomad
 
Dave Lawson            Methven            3  fish     9.1/4 lbs              Gr & White (Wm Howie's)
 
D Forsyth                   Blairgowrie        2  fish     8.1/4 lbs              Cat
 
Allan Weir                 Stirling                 3  fish     9 lbs                     Damsel
 
Billy Weir                   Stirling                 3  fish     8 lbs                     Black Lure
 
A Murray                   Blairgowrie          2  fish     5 lbs                    Nymph
 
Allan Mitchell           Stirling                  3  fish     8 lbs                    Blk & Green Fritz
 
Bill Dawson               Dollar                    4  fish    11.1/2 lbs           Ace of Spades
 
Henry Lawrence       Glasgow                2  fish      6 lbs                  Orange & Green Fritz

 

Sunday 21st February, 2016
 
This week with the changeable weather the water was frozen for 4 days so
my first Club of the season were lucky today that the weather was good and
mostly dry.
First Bus Fishing Club had a great day taking 50 fish for 150 lbs with
H Moore having the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 18.3/4 lbs with the heaviest
7.3/4 lbs on a white snake.   All colours were working today from buzzers
to lures slowly with the very cold water.
 
Lee Hunter          Alloa               3  fish   9 lbs           Yellow Dancer
 
Ray Lovell            Tilly                 2  fish   5 lbs           Black Cat
 
Ian McLeish         Dunblane       2  fish  12 lbs         Shimmy
 
Craig Robertson  Dunblane       1  fish   5 lbs          Yellow Dancer
 
Gus Drummond  B of Allan        2  fish   7 lbs          Cat
 
Tex                         Cornton          2  fish   4 lbs          Zonker
 
J Alexander           Cornton          2  fish   4.1/2 lbs   Cat
 
Jim Frew                Grangemouth  3 fish  8 lbs          Damsel
 
B. Robertson         Stirling             3  fish  10 lbs        Pink Lure
 


Saturday 13th February, 2016
 
We have had a few lovely days this week and we have had snow today which always
makes the fish feed well.   We just have to take each day as it comes and please
phone if you are unsure what the weather is like in this part of the country. 
 
Mark Steadman         Dundee           2  fish  11.1/2 lbs  best 9 lbs   Yellow Dancer
 
Andy Airnes               Clack                2  fish    7.1/2 lbs  best 5 lbs    Ally
 
Bob Garvie                 Lennoxtown   3  fish   10.1/2 lbs       Black Lures
 
Dave Wilkie                Stirling            2  fish      9 lbs              Ace of Spades
 
Mark Brownrigg        Callendar        3  fish      9 lbs              Ace of Spades
 
Wm Williams             Sauchie            3  fish   11 lbs              Black Snake
 
Jake Munroe              Perth                3  fish     9 lbs              Yellow Dancer
 
J Syme                         Dunfermline   2   fish    5 lbs               Ally
 
George Kellichan       Dunfermline   2   fish    7 lbs               Black Lure