Bass Rock members were among the winners at the two-day, Iain Reid Memorial at Leven. Barry McEwan won Zone B on day one with Craig Ogilvie third in Zone A.

Craig was also third in Zone C on Day Two and Stuart Kyle from Dalkeith was the best junior in the competition.

Mike and Chris’s winter heaviest cod league starts on Saturday and the venue is Carnoustie to Ferryden Lighthouse. Registration is from 14.30 to 15.00 at Victoria Car Park with all anglers leaving at 15.00. Fishing is from 16.00 to 21.00 and the next leg is on Saturday, November 30.

On to fly fishing and the two lochs at Bowden Springs near Linlithgow are still fishing well despite cold east winds and rain.

The best fish have included a 7lb rainbow and Scott Abbott from Edinburgh kept two rainbows for 6lb and released four other fish.

Fry imitations fished on slow intermediate or sink tips lines have worked and buzzers are doing well on calmer afternoons according to owner Jim Gargaro.

Fish are gorging on sticklebacks in the bait loch and bait anglers who have braved the weather have done well with on ledgered power bait the best method.

Members of the Scottish Ladies Fly Fishing team will be at Drumtassie near Blackridge on Sunday, November 24 for a special ladies day where those interested can try fly fishing.

All equipment is supplied and the session is from 10am to 2pm with hot food available. The cost is £10.

West Lothian Angling Association host their annual meeting on Monday, November 25 in Mid Calder Community Centre at 7.30pm and chairman Bruce Hope invites members or potential member to attend.

He said: “An agenda is being drawn-up and if you have any topics you would like raised pop them in a message to myself or Scot Muir.”

Cramond Angling Club (picture of an angler at Fair a Far near Cramond) hold their AGM at Cramond Boat Club on Wednesday, November 27 (7.30pm).

Finally, Glencorse Reservior re-opens on Saturday, March 21 next year and is nearly fully booked for weekends in 2020. Owner Bill Taylor said only a couple are left. To book email glencorse1@outlook.com