2pm wed 4/9/19 River running very high, fast and dirty that combined with gale force wind in the area made it just about unfishable. Providing we dont get much more rain, Saturday and into the beginning of next week should provide ideal conditions and a good chance of sea trout or even a salmon. : Bob Clark (River Ruel Convener)
John Easdale had an excellent day up at Dunoon Reservoir recently and caught this nice plump rainbow trout, he said “it hit my Kate McLaren like a train” John also emphasised he limits his catch to that which is necessary as his family love fresh trout !
Well done John and thanks for the photographs .. tight lines !
Bob Clark was up the River Ruel today and caught this nice wee sea trout, it’s his first this season and was around the 1lb mark, it took a size 12 stoats tail, the fish was safely returned to the river … well done Bob !
Ronnie Ganley and Lee Lindop were out on Loch Eck on Friday, conditions were bright and very calm, Ronnie caught this nice grilse while trawling lures, it was safely returned to the water to continue its journey, sea trout were also caught on the day.
The annual match with Dunrod Angling Club was today 27th July, Dunrod won the day by 6 fish to 5, a great time was had by all who fished and the rain didn’t dampen their spirits. The Thompson Trophy was donated by a member of the Dunrod Club who was also a member of DDAC (for 67 years) sadly passed away recently, so it was fitting that it went back to them this year.
It was a beautiful day, conditions good but very bright most of the time. 10 members fished, total catch was 19 for 24lb. Best basket was Lee Lindop – 3 for 6lb and largest fish was Mike Ozinski – 2lb 7oz