This outing was cancelled by the fishery management on 19th September, based on weather forecasts… which turned out to be inaccurate!
As normal, let’s start with the weather forecast. On this occasion it was pretty accurate: moderate winds from the south west, plenty cloud cover and the possibility of rain, mid-afternoon. The Fishery report mentioned the Heather Bank so Ian MacDonald and I headed there first thing. Both of us set up with floating lines…Details
Nearly perfect fishing conditions for this outing: a pleasant, warm, autumnal day, with a gentle south-west breeze and total cloud cover! However, we fishermen will always find something to moan about. The water clarity was OK, but not great, and where have all the insects gone this year? Stenhouse is surrounded by all sorts of…Details