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29th of August 2019

From a cool blustery week to a really hot weekend made conditions a wee bit tricky, but the lochan still proved productive with various flies and lures doing the job for our anglers. Neil Bruce (Falkirk) on a c/r ticket landed and safely returned a cracking blue fishing on a daiwl bach. Jonathan Hood (Kirkcaldy) managed a couple of rainbows fishing on a size 26 spider. Robert Chalmers (Bannockburn) weighed in 1 blue for 2lb 10oz fishing on a daiwl bach. Rodger Gearie (Bonnybridge) fishing on a c/r ticket landed and returned 9 rainbows using an intermediate line with a size 10 yellow dancer. John Porter (Paisley) also on a c/r ticket managed to land 9 rainbows as well using floating lines and small size 18 black spider. Raymond Marshall weighed in two blues for 6lb 8oz using floating lines with a size 8 hot head damsel. John Armour (Paisley) landed 5 blues and 3 rainbows fishing on floating lines with a yellow owl emerger. Covenanter’s angler club managed 25 fish most caught on neon damsel. Cameron Cowan (Bannockburn) landed 2 blues fishing on an orange fritz. Derek Leaper (Hallglen) weighed in 1 blue for 3lb fishing on floating line and size 14 Kate McLaren. That’s it for this week hope to see you on the water soon. To place a booking call Gary on 07889603160 or Virginia on 07742755737

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21st Of August 2019

Again, the weather has been all over the place this week. Winds blustery from the west however the lochan has been fishing well with fish showing on the surface. Mixture of flys catching but most fish caught on the surface. The water temperature this week was 15 degrees. Wully Turnbull (Oakley) landed and returned 2 fishing on a black gnat size 16. Eck Mulhorlick (Oakley) caught 5 Rainbows on a Foam Daddy size 14. John Shand (Falkirk) fishing on intermediate line managed 2 rainbows fishing on an Ally McCoist. Jeof Appleton (Falkirk) landed 3 rainbows fishing on black ant buzzers. Alex Briggs (Bonnybridge) landed 2 rainbows fishing size 14 Humpy. John Fleming (Shieldhill) took home 1 blue and 1 rainbow. Fraser McGuiluary (Kirkintilloch) manged 2 rainbows on a size 18 buzzer and black Gnat. Archie Crockitt (Wishaw) landed 1 fishing a size 12 smokie. That’s it for this week. We will be restocking the lochan this week. Seen you on the water. To place a booking call Gary on 07889603160 or Virginia on 07742755737

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14th of August 2019

It’s been a real mixed bag this week, despite some awful down pours and gale force winds the water temperature remained at 16 degrees throughout the week. Most fish this week were caught on small flies. David MaGuinness (Larkhall) landed 6 fishing on an intermediate line with a size 18 Kate McLaren. Willy Carr (Cumbernauld) on a sporting ticket landed and safely returned 4 blues on a black shipmans size 16. On floating lines, Andy Meichan (Nitshill) who was also on a sporting ticket landed and returned 3 rainbows fishing on a size 16 greenwells spider. Mark Campbell (Nitshill) also using a greenwells spider returned 2 rainbows. Eck Mulhorlick landed and returned 5 rainbows on a size 16 orange shipmans. Marshall Caulder (Broxburn) managed 4 rainbows fishing with a size 18 yellow owl emerdger. William Edgar (Dechmont) landed 2 blues also on a yellow owl emerdger. Derek Leaper (Hallglen) weighed in 1 rainbow for 2lb 10oz. Hope to see you on the water soon. To place a booking call Gary on 07889603160 or Virginia on 07742755737

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7th of August 2019

We had a gentle south easterly breeze most of the week and some heavy down pours. The water temperature was 17 degrees and there was plenty of surface activity in the morning but as the sun came out the fish slowed down. However, we still had some great catches during the week. Fraser McNaughton (Bonnybridge) weighed in 2 fish for 6lb 8oz using a floating line with a size 16 Griffiths Gnat. Neil Bruce (Falkirk) landed and safely returned 2 rainbows on a c/r ticket using floating line with size 16 yellow owl buzzers. Willy Skinner (Falkirk) weighed in a nice blue for 2lb 8oz using intermediate line size 10 yellow dancer. David Skinner (Denny) had 2 rainbows for 5lb fishing with floating line size 10 Olyve Damsel. Gary Irvine (Camelon) Fishing c/r landed a cracking rainbow for 3lb 8oz safely returned using a size 12 daiwl bach. Bert Nelson (Carluke) weighed in 1 rainbow for 2lb 10oz using a floating line with a size 12 segmented daddy. Alan McLaren (Stenhousemuir) managed to catch two rainbows for 4lb 10oz on the surface using a size 14 Kate McLaren. Alan Meek (Cambuslang) landed and returned a nice blue on the F/Fly size 16. Eck Mulhorlick (Oakley) returned 3 rainbows fishing black shipmans size 16. We also had a visit from the Bathgate British Legion who caught 8 fish in total weighing in at 18lb. That’s all for now. Hope to see you on the water soon. Forecast for next week is a mixed bag. To place a booking call Gary on 07889603160 or Virginia on 07742755737

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17th of July 2019

Summer at last, daytime temperatures were into the mid-twenties most days resulting is some slower moving fish but plenty of activity early morning and evenings with excellent dry fly sport. John Dunloph (Coatbridge) managed to catch and safely return 1 fish using a Cruncher. Derek Leaper (Hallglen) took home 1 rainbow at 2lb 3oz using various dry flies. Allan McLaren (Larbert) also took home a stockie at 2lb 6oz. William McCracken (Camelon) had a great time on the water as he hooked 2 blues weighing in at 5lb 4 oz before going on to catch 7 and safely return them to the Lochan all on a F-k up. John Hunter (Alloa) hooked 11 fish all on a C/R ticket using a Yellow Dancer & Invicta. Roger Deary (Bonnybridge) caught 10 also on a C/R ticket using a Yellow Dancer and a Dry Spider. Alex Campbell (Moodiesburn) took home 2 rainbows weighing in at 5lb 10oz also using a Yellow Dancer. Brain McGregor (Falkirk) took home 2 trout at 5lb 8oz using a Hot Head Damsel. Tom McComack caught 1 blue at 2lb 4oz using a Blob. Eck Mulhotlick (Oakley) hooked 4 trout on a C/R Ticket using a Foam Daddy. All restocking is with grade A quality – Blue and Rainbow Trout plus a few Tiger specimens To place a booking call Gary on 07889603160 or Virginia on 07742755737

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