Round Nine of the Bass Rock Shore Angling League’s winter series will be held on Wednesday, February 14, and it will be a Dunbar Rover.

Registration is at Dunbar Harbour between 6pm and 6.30pm with fishing from 7pm to 10pm. Only sizeable fish to be brought to the scales which close at 10.20pm.

Elsewhere, Rab Gallagher from Glenrothes won Mike and Chris’s annual heaviest cod league with a fish of 8lb 14.8oz landed in the final leg of the five-match series.

He also won the final leg and overall edged Dundee angler David Cargill into second spot. Cargill led with a fish of 8lb 6oz hooked in leg four.

Keith Galloway was second in leg five with four fish for 8lb 3oz and Gary Rezin was third with a bag of two fish for 7lb 3oz.

Kirkcaldy-based Chris Horn, one of the organisers, said that the league had its second biggest entry of 39 anglers and he added: “This is a no-nonsense group of lads who turn up every weekend, come rain or shine.”

In the Capital, Mike Kyle from Easthouses in Midlothian won the fourth leg of the Edinburgh New Year Shore League, which features anglers from Fife, with eight fish for 245 points. Stevie Souter was second with four fish for 121 points and Kevin McNeish third with three fish for 82 points.

The longest fish was hooked by Ian Campbell, the series organiser, and that was a 31cm cod. The match was at Newhaven and fished in an easterly gale with constant rain. League sponsors are The Edinburgh Angling Centre, The Fishing Megastore and Cox and Rawle.  

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