Carron Valley Reservoir, 22 May 2017

Derek Kilgour reporting… The weather when we set off was looking promising: overcast, temperatures around the low teens, and a light breeze from the north-east to east direction. I was fishing with Jimmy McBride, and we headed across to Burnhouse Bay, taking a few drifts in towards the shore. Jimmy set up on dries and…

Glencorse, 14 May 2017

It seemed as though we had never been away – same conditions that we faced on the 9th April: wind from the North West, but gusty as usual, although temperatures were up slightly, and we saw a little more blue sky. Our 6 boats split into 2 groups. Gary Heseltine and Trevor Gibson initially went…

Glencorse Reservoir, 09 April 2017

Another poorly attended outing – only 4 boats and 7 members on a blustery and cool day in April. Definitely not a dry fly day. The wind was coming from the North West and, as is normal for Glencorse, it was difficult to get a decent drift without having a drogue out and constantly making…

Lake of Menteith, 28 August 2016

Keith Logan reports: It was a day probably best spent on the shore by Jimmy Nairn’s with a BBQ or maybe take the pleasure boat out to Inchmaholme.  The sun was splitting the sky and there was very little breeze; drifting was but a dream.  There were occasional fish rising, but they tended to come…

Frandy Reservoir, 21 August 2016

Keith Logan reports: An interesting day at Frandy.  For a start, Trevor’s boat partner accidentally picked up the wrong rod for Trevor and our two clubmates proceeded to head out onto the water unaware of the grievous error.  I was left trying to placate a not surprisingly confused and frustrated angler from another club, and…