Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:32

Lake of Menteith Press Report 07/06/16

Lake of Menteith
Report 07/06/16
6ft Water Temperature   20C , Clarity (Secchi disc) 2.5m.


The Lake temp has hit 20C the hottest since July 2014, this time last year it was only 10.5C. Katie’s brae, gravel pit, sandy bay into the heronry are still holding fish and getting caught  on Daiwl bachs, nymphs and blobs and boobies. In the evenings when the sun goes into hiding the fish are coming up to the dries.

We also have a good hatch of daphnia.

SANACC Scottish Club Championship.

Heat 5 of the 2016 SANACC Scottish Club Championships took place on the evening of Saturday 28th May. 10 clubs were competing and 106 fish were caught for 216lb. Best areas were road shore along through the gravel pits to Lochend. Boobies and buzzers were the preferred method of the night.

1st place were Monifieth trout with 26 fish for 53lb, 2nd place Menteith Ospreys with 17 fish for 34lb 10oz 3rd place Roscobie Loch Dev with 16 fish for 32lb 8oz. Top 5 individuals for Champion of Champions: Frank Ross from Monifieth 10 fish for 20lb 10.5oz George Gall from Roscobie 10 fish for 20lb 9.5oz Peter Auchterlonie from Menteith Ospreys 9 fish for 17lb 5.8oz Chris Davidson from Monifieth 8 fish for 16lb 13oz Malcolm Selvey From Monifieth 8 fish for 15lb 13.5oz . Heaviest fish was caught by Raymond Bell weighing in at 3lb 7oz. The winning team Captain received an engraved Menteith 50th anniversary swing top half bottle of malt and the 12 bottles of the Beer of Menteith were also dispersed among the top rods.


On heat 5 was a hot night when the boys went out but despite that the 30 anglers caught an impressive 148 fish. Top rod was newbie Craig Gibbons he caught 11 fish he was out with veteran Andy Kemp who caught 10 and was second, they started using buzzers then changed to green olive Diawl bachs using the washing line method on a floating line drifting from Katie's brae over to Todd's hole. 3rd was Keir Hardie he also got 10 fish but caught his fish at a later time than Andy. Craig wins a £25 voucher from James Bayne tackle shop in Callander, Andy chose a Lake of Menteith T shirt from our range of merchandise as his prize and Keir wins a bottle of whisky from Andy Smith of Southside Decorating. D.F. Full league table atwww.menteith-fisheries.co.uk

We are holding the Disabled international on the 21st and 22nd of June, if you are available to be a boatman for these days you can either contact us through our facebook page or call me (Douglas) on 07752128489 and we will pass on your details to the relevant people.

A couple of Damsels left (pic by Jamie Fraser)

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