Weather forecast could have been better. Wind to be from the west, 15mph, reaching 20mph later in the afternoon, although at least some cloud.
On the day, it didn’t quite work out as forecast, and the wind didn’t reach these speeds, although it was still quite gusty, lots of cloud cover with some sunny intervals. Most of the boats anchored in the bay between the west end of the loch and the first island and soon we began to see some rods bending into fish.
Trevor Gibson and Gary Heseltine had 6 a piece, using Buzzers, Trevor with his trademark indicator and Gary using a slow figure of eight.
Derek Kilgour meanwhile moved about a bit and had 12 fish to a completely different method, DI7 with Black/coloured Blobs, retrieving them in slow pulls.
Keith Logan, fishing with Alan Everington, had 9 to Cormorants and Boobies using a midge tip, with Alan recording only the one fish.
Matt Wolstenholme eventually had 3 fish using a floating line, with his successful flies being a Black/Green lure and a cat’s whisker, whilst his partner John Miller had just a single fish on a Black Diawl Bach.
Peter Fionda and Allan Brown had 3 fish to the boat in shallow water to lures and a buzzer.
To finish off a very mixed day, Bob Whyte, fishing with guest Stephen Kirkpatrick, had 8 fish using a floating line fished washing-line style, catching 7 on a Black Magic size 14, and a single fish on a small Black Booby. Unfortunately our guest Stephen blanked, although he did have his moments, being broken twice.
Total catch for 11 members 49 fish.