Sunday 14th October 2018

Wednesday and today we’re beautiful, why did we have so much rain and wind the other days of the week??
 
J Robb Tullibody                              3 fish 9lbs  Hare’s Ear
John Score Alloa                             4 fish  11.1/2 lbs HH Ally
Wm Williams Sauchie                      3 fish 8lbs Gr&Blk Montana
Alec Fitzsimmons Fintry                  4 fish 11.1/2lbs Blk&Gr Fritz
Harry Isherwood Cumbernauld        1 fish 3lbs  Klinkhammer 
Robin Barrie Cambusbarron             3 fish 8lbs Buzzers
Colin Clement Tyndrum                   3 fish 9.1/2 Egg Fly
Tom McKenzie Glasgow                   1 fish 2.1:4lbs Damsel 
Malcolm McLennan Glasgow            2 fish  5.1/2lbs Mini Cat
Michael Murphy Glasgow                  2 fish 5.1/2lbs Gr Wotsit and Buzzer
David Fox Glasgow                          1 fish 3lbs Blob
Jim Jarvis Falkirk                             4 fish 11lbs Green&Yellow Wotsit 
 
All fish are being caught on a  Slow to Static retrieve.

Sunday 7th October 2018   --- Thank you to everyone who has sent Andrew good wishes after his heart attack last Thursday, he is recovering in Forth Valley and hopes to be home next week.

The water is fishing well with the fish chasing but mostly taking slow to static.  The water is cold again after the three months of being too hot which was great for us but not the fish.
Yesterday morning the Falcon FFC took 29 fish for  67.1/2lbs with Jim Russell
having the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 9lbs Diawl Bach and Black & Green  Lures doing well.
Colin Clement Tynedrum                      4 fish 18.1/2 best 9lb  Green Lure
Jim Kelly Airdrie                                    3 fish 8.1/2lbs Bloodworm 
Jim McNally Dunning                           1 fish  2.3/4lbs Floating Fry
R McKelvie Rosyth                               3 fish   9.1/2lbs Loch Ordie
Jim Linton Moodiesburn                     4 fish 11.1/2lbs Yellow Dancer
Harry Isherwood Cumbernauld        2 fish 5lbs Klinkhammer 
Mike Lord Murthly                              2 fish  5lbs Grey Wolf
W Milne Perth                                     2 fish 4.1/4lbs Sunken Daddy
Allan Mitchell Stirling                          3 fish 7lbs Yellow Owl
MiIke Wheelans Blackford                  2 fish 5lbs Dry Blue Dun
D Mercer Kincardine                          2 fish 5lbs Damsel
Harry Graham Glenrothes               2 fish 7lbs Okey Dokey

1.10.18 
Brian Oxley Dunfermline                      3 fish 11.1/2lbs Blk Zonker
John Score Alloa                                   3 fish 9.1/2lbs Blk Fritz
Jim Carrick Cumbernauld                    4 fish 12lbs Ace of Spades
Sandy Donald Dunblane                       3 fish 9lbs Yellow Dancer
David Birkmyre Crieff                        2 fish 5lbs Bibio & Grouse & Claret
Bob Noble Crieff                                2 fish 6.1/4lbs Claret Hopper
Greg Lockhart Dunblane                    3 fish6.1/2lbs Bright Green Buzzer
Dave Wilkie Stirling                          3 fish 7lbs Ally
Margaret Hornal Falkirk                     1 fish 2lbs Henry Larson

Monday 24th September 2018

Hamish Carmichael Alloa                        3 fish 13lbs best 8lbs Yellow Dancer
E Feighan Bonnybridge                           4 fish 10.1/2lbs Yellow Dancer
A McIntosh Northfields AC                      4 fish 10lbs 1oz Yellow Dancer
Graham Russell Dunblane                      2 fish 5lbs Damsel
J Linton Moodiesburn                              4 fish 12 lbs Snake & Wotsit
Hector Wilson Bannockburn                    3 fish 12.1/2lbs best 5.1/2lbs  Wotsit
Jim Hornal Falkirk                                   1 fish 2.1/4lbs Cat
Margaret Hornal Falkirk                          1 fish 2.1/2lbs Cat
A Laing Carluke                                      4 fish 9lbs Dries
Andrew & Colin Clement  Tyndrum         6 fish 13 lbs  Diawl Bach
A Paterson Perth                                       3 fish 7lbs Hoppers
J Jarvis Falkirk                                        2 fish 8lbs Wotsit Yellow

 

Sunday 16th September 2018

The fish are still being caught on the top or about  3 feet down on Dries and lures, small black wets are also doing well
Yesterday the Goth FFC had a good day taking 40 fish for 106lbs 11oz with Billy Weir having the heaviest basket with
4 fish 16.3/4lbs  Best 9lbs 14oz
 
On Tuesday the Diageo  Retirement Assoc took 15 fish for 39.1/2lbs with L Jelenski taking the heaviest bag with 3 fish 10.1/2lbs
best 6.1/2lbs Yellow Dancer 
 
Jim McNally Dunning                                             1 fish 2.1/2lbs Floating Fry
Andy Templeman Blair Atholl                                  3 fish 14lbs Blk Fritz
Jack McConnel Glasgow                                      4 fish 12.1/2lbs Dry Fly &Bloodworm 
Duke Wilson Fife CC                                             2 fish4.1/4 lbs Damsel 
Chris Martin Fife CC                                              1 fish 3.3/4lbs Kate McLaren
Wm Martin Stirling                                                   3 fish 7 lbs Buzzers
Wm Williams Sauchie                                            2 fish 5lbs Klinkhammer 

Sunday 9th September 2018

 
The water is fishing from the top with dries to about 3 feet with a quick quick very very slow retrieve.  The fish are slowly coming back to normal after being cooked in too warm water for three months. 
Yesterday the Vale AC had Good day taking 32 fish for  71.1/2lbs with Matt McSporran and John McCaree with 4 fish for 10.1/4lbs
 
Today the Killin AC caught 17 fish for 34.1/2lbs with          David McLarty took 3 fish for 9lbs
 
M Watt Bridge of Weir                                                           3 fish  9lbs Diawl Bach
David Birkmyre Crieff                                                            2 fish 6lbs Small Brown & Green Wet
Greg McGillivray Auchterarder                                             1 fish 4.1/4lbs  Daddy
David Pitcaithy Falkirk                                                          1 fish 5.3/4 lbs Dry Fly
Nigel Cottroell Auchterarder                                                 3 fish 7.3/4 lbs Bloodworm 
Robert Chalmers Banockburn                                              1 fish 2.1/2lbs Kate McLaren
Harrison McGregor Dunblane                                              1 fish 3 lbs first Trout, good to start them young

Sunday 2nd September 2018

 Yesterday morning the  Falcon FFC in the rain caught 23 fish for 65lbs with Willie Barr winning the Alan Davenport Memorial Cup
with 4 fish for 9.1/2 lbs on a Sunburst
 
Craig Younger Kinkell                  2 fish 10.1/2lbs best 7lbs
Colin Clement Tyndrum               2 fish 8lbs Spider
Alan Laing Carluke                      3 fish 9lbs Buzzers
Jim Gray Perth                            3 fish 7.1/4lbs C.D.C
Andrew Johnston Dollar              2 fish 5lbs Purple & White  Buzzers 
Iain Bayne Dunblane                   2 fish 4.1/4lbs Orange Buzzer 
Wm McAleese Falkirk                  3 fish 6lbs Buzzer 
Richard Wilson Perth                  2 fish 5.1/2lbs Craftye
Hector Wilson Bannockburn         3 fish 7lbs Klinkhammer 

Sunday 18th August 2018

 
The Poltin Inn FC had good day yesterday with the fish being caught in the top 3 feet as the water is a lot cooler.  They took 18 fish for
41.1/2 lbs winner J Thompson with 3 fish for   8.1/4lbs
 
Earl Feighan Bonnybridge               4 fish 11 lbs Blk&Gr Buzzer
Hector Wilson Bannockburn            3 fish 9.1/2 lbs Oki Dokey 
Jim Suddes Co Durham                  3 fish 7.1/2 lbs Ally
Anne Suddes Co Durham                3 fish 8.3/4 lbs Ally
Tom Monaghan South Africa             3 fish 6 lbs Blobs
S McDonald Lochgilphead                3 fish 7.1/2 Named after a bird (which I hate and cannot mention)
Colin Clark Inveraray 2 fish               4.1/2lbs Dry Grunter

Sunday 22 nd July 2018

 
This week the fish have been caught from the top to all depths down.  Yesterday was the first day most fish were caught on the top on Dries but it changed to all depths again today. The water is still too worm as it is everywhere and there is nothing we can do about it.
 
Mike Wheelans  Blackford                        4 fish 11 lbs Dries 
Hector Wilson Bannockburn                     3 fish 8.1/2 lbs Ally
Harry Isherwood Cumbernauld                1 fish 4lbs Ally
G Wilson Edinburgh                                2 fish 7 lbs Bugs
Wm Martin Stirling                                   4 fish   8 lbs Black Buzzers 
Joe Thain Callander                                 2 fish 7.1/2 lbs Yellow Dancer 
George Dunwoodie Paisley                      3 fish 9 lbs Dries
Friday 13th July
What a difference a few overcast days has made, the fish were being caught
about 2 feet down and some on the top on Dries
Wm Martin Stirling                           4 fish 14lbs best 4.1/2lbs Buzzer
Jim Jarvie Larbert                             4 fish 9 lbs Yellow  Buzzer
Wm Williams Sauchie                    3 fish 9lbs Blk&Green Montana
Paul Jones Crieff                              2 fish 5lbs Diawl Bach
H Carmichael                                     2 fish   7.1/2 lbs Diawl Bach
Sunday 8th July 2018
It has been another quiet hot week with anglers catching fish down further than usual here, the fish are rising when there is a bit of cloud cover.
Colin Clement Tyndrum                   4 fish 10.1/2 lbs Green Pea
Jim Coghlan Auchterarder
R Grant Ballingry                                  3 fish 6lbs  Ally
Ian Cochran & Gerry Halis             4 fish 8 lbs Blue Flash Damsel
Tommy Black Isle of Lewis            2 fish 3 lbs Kate McLaren
J Stewart Dunfermline                    2 fish 5.3/4 Buzzers
W Milne Perth                                     2 fish 6lbs Black Lure
Sunday 1st July 20018
Jimmy Linton Moodiesburn              4 fish 9.1/2 lbs Buzzers
Alec Fitzsimmons Fintry                     2 fish 4.1/4 lbs Montana
Peter McNight Glasgow                      3 fish 8 lbs Green Lure
Bonnie Ewart Crieff                              1 fish 2 lbs Damsel
Jim Doig Perth                                        2 fish  5.1/4 lbs Bibio
Greg Lockhart Dunblane                     3 fish 7.1/2lbs Buzzers
The fish are being caught from about five feet to the bottom because of the extremely warm water, this is not normal for here but neither is the weather!!!!

Sunday 24th June 208

Yesterday it was good fishing day for the Alexander’s Club who caught 45 fish for 101lbs with A Cormac taking
the heaviest basket with 4 fish 11.1/2 lbs on Buzzers and Green Bug .Today it has been much warmer with bright sun all day the gentle breeze was great with
the Killin Club  catching 18 fish for 37lbs
with Colin Clement taking                    3 fish for 7lbs 11oz on Dries  Buzzers and lures
Jim Black Stirling                                 4 fish 10lbs best 4 lbs Damsel
Wm Docherty Alloa                              2 fish  5.1/4 lbs Buzzers
Tom Faulds Lochgelly                         4 fish  8 lbs Orange Blob
Barry Stirling Buchany                         2 fish 5lbs Dries
A Busattil Aberfoyle                             3 fish  7.1/2lbs Green Lure
C Banks Motherwell                            3 fish 10.1/2 lbs Damsel
John Score Alloa                                 3 fish  3 fish 8.1/2 lbs Black Nomad
Jackie Manson Glenrothes                  2 fish 5 lbs Diawl Bach also got a beautiful Brownie which of course went back
Bill Rose Glenrothes                            2 fish  8 lbs Ace of Spades

Sunday 17th June 2018

 
It has been a mixed week with Dries to lures catching fish at various depths apart from Thursday when it was too wild to do anything.
The Falcon FFC had a cold and wet morning yesterday  catching 25 fish for 55.1/4 lbs with Jim Russell taking the heaviest basket with 4 fish for 9.1/2lbs
P Flemings Methil                                2 fish 4.1/2lbs Red Lure
R Purvis Glenrothes                             3 fish7 lbs Ally
Stewart Milligan Dunblane                     2 fish 6 lbs Blob
V Hammond Braco                              1 fish 2.1/2 lbs Daddy
Ryan Allan Dunblane                           1 fish  2.1/2 lbs Daddy
S Bryson Lochgelly                             1 fish 4.1/4 lbs Yellow Dancer
Manuel Geraldus Halbeath                   2 fish 4lbs Claret Bumble
Robert Burns Alva 1 fish                       4.1/2 lbs Gold Spider