The winner for 2021 was Bill Rankin … well fished Bill !
Member Bob Clark had a good start to the season this week with these two respectable rainbow trout, just goes to prove there is still good sport to be had even at this time of year … well done Bob 👏
Graeme Henry found these photos on his phone taken up Dunoon Reservoir in August 2020. The two hefty rainbows are 6lb 4oz and 6lb 8oz. A nice warm day by the looks of it, accompanied by his dad Tom. These days will soon return, we hope ! … Thanks for sharing Graeme 👍
We are looking at the ususal Menteith (June ?) followed by Harelaw fishery, Neilston (September ?) Harelaw is a top of the water fishery, mostly, the deepest part is the dam at aprox.12ft. No dates have been fixed yet !
We are looking for an early response from members for these outings so we can get an idea of boat bookings numbers. This is not a deposit booking but a heads up on members that might want to go.
Please contact Bill Rankin before the New Year, either by email or leave a message in the comments section on this post.
Two sea trout from Loch Eck today, weighed in from trout chart at 22 inches, weight 4lbs 8 ozs, the other sea trout was 10 inches weighing 8ozs, both returned safely ! … Bill Rankin.
Fished the Ruel yesterday afternoon, had about a dozen wee Brown Trout and 6 Sea Trout, although not the biggest these were the best of the bunch. All fish were safely returned …. Graeme Henry.
Not the biggest, but caught these on Saturday on the Ruel and a 3rd that leapt back into the water before its picture could be taken. The fish not pictured was about 2lbs, but couldn’t determine what it was. Thought it was a Brownie, are there Browns of this size in the Ruel, can anyone confirm. The river was running just nice. Fish were returned. ….. Graeme Henry.
The Loch Eck Competition went ahead between the 02/10/21 and 09/10/21, there was a very poor number of entrants considering the number of members within Dunoon and District Angling Club.
A total of six members took part with only two 12 inch sea trout being caught on Tuesday by member Keith McKenzie.
No one fished Saturday the 2nd and Monday the 4th , Wednesday the 6th or Friday the 8th.
Tom and Graeme Henry fished hard on the Thursday with no fish caught Allan Miller, Bill Rankin and Joe Docherty fished on Saturday the 9th with only small brown trout to show for their efforts.
All in all it had been a very bad year for the whole of Scotland partly due to the long hot summer and very low water. Ah well there is always next year !