The final results of the Reservoir Pittman Competition from 17th September until 24th September 2017.
18 members entered the Competition, 8 members attended the Weigh-In.
The start of the week was dry and warm but from Wednesday until Sunday it was heavy rain with no members weighing in on Thursday, Saturday or Sunday.
The heaviest fish – Keith Mackenzie 3 lbs 9 oz caught Tuesday 19th September.
Second heaviest fish Allan Miller 3 lbs 7oz caught Friday 22nd September
Heaviest basket – Keith Mackenzie five fish for a total weight of 11 lbs 4 oz caught Tuesday 19th September.
John Pickett was second with five fish for a total weight of 11 lbs 1oz.
A beautiful day at Menteith but the fish were very picky with the flies. The algae was very bad in some areas like the roadside bays, it was like pulling your line through mud and the ban on killing fish was still in force. Lee Lindop had the best three fish and Davy Landsburgh tied with BIll Rankin for largest. Harry Lindop caught the most (9) but most of us struggled to get any at all. The total catch for the 13 members was 22.
The final Tarsan competition was held on Saturday 5th August 2017. Only five competitors came to the weigh in. The top rod was Bill Rankin, with six fish at 2lbs 15ozs. All five competitors weighed in fish.
After five days of intense fishing the Tarsan Competition for 2017 has drawn to a close.
Nine members fished the competition
Total fish caught was 102 @ 68lbs 7oz and the heaviest fish was 1lb 5oz and the average weight was 10.7oz
1st place was Lee Lindop with 31 @ 20lbs 13oz
2nd place was Keith Mackenzie with 21 @ 13lbs 1oz
3rd place was Bill Rankin with 19 @ 10lbs 14oz
So the winner of the P.J. Mackenzie Cup for 2017 is Lee Lindop, he also wins the Tarsan Cup for the heaviest fish at 1lb 5oz …. well done Lee !
So next season Lee Lindop, Bill Rankin and Keith Mackenzie go through to represent the club in the Scottish Nationals Competition, we wish them well !
Over 50s, the 5 July 2017 results:
Only 6 competitors came to the weigh in at the boat house at 4pm.
The top rod and the winner of the over 50s competition was Bill Rankin, with 10 fish at 4lbs 14ozs. In second place was Alan Miller, with 7 fish at 4lbs 11ozs.
A total of 23 fish were caught by the six competitors, all boat fishing.
A strong gusting wind combined with a high loch made fishing hard on Saturday, 24 June 2017 for the fourth Tarsan competition. Only six competitors came to the weigh in at the boathouse at 6pm and the top rod for the day was Lee Lindop with 10 fish at 5lb 8ozs. In second place was Bill Rankin, with 4 at 2lbs
The water was very high, making fishing from the bank very difficult and seven competitors came to the weigh in at the boat house at 11pm. The results are as follows:
Lee Lindop was top rod, with 8 fish at 4lb 3oz.
Second was Harry Lindop, with 3 fish at 1lb 9ozs.
Therefore Lee Lindop wins the Tarsan Moth competition for 2017
Lee Lindop with the heaviest fish of the outing to the Lake of Menteith, a perfect condition rainbow trout which weighed 6lb’s.