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Scotland quartet Hungary for more after debut in world-class event

Two Edinbugh-based anglers, James Dornom from Currie and Davie Corcoran from Davidson's Mains, have just returned from the WalterLand Masters in Hungary, featuring "world-class" anglers.The quartet, which also included James Woodrow from near Cumbernauld...

Fishing – Billy lands big fish at Bowden Springs

Congratulations to Billy Wilson from Armadale (picture by Dylan Johnston) who netted this 17.5lb rainbow at Bowden Springs. He tempted the fish - the biggest so far this year at the fishery near Linlithgow...

Fishing – Linlithgow Loch bosses hope to open soon

An inspection will be held at Linlithgow Loch (pictured) in the next few days to see if fishing can resume after an algae outbreak. We'll update with news when we have it.Also in West...

Fishing – best to check with individual fisheries before travelling

Anglers looking to try new equipment received as presents over Christmas can cast a line at several local fisheries during the Festive period.However, it is best to check with individual fisheries before travelling and,...

Fishing – Jamie misses out on ‘fish of a lifetime’ at Rosslynlee

Jamie McLeary was cursing his luck as a fish "of a lifetime" slipped away at Rosslynlee (pictured) Trout Fishery near Penicuik.The regular reported to fishery bosses that the brown trout must have weighed in...

Fishing – angling chair calls for anglers to adhere to Government guidelines

Angling Scotland have encouraged fishermen to follow the latest guidelines as outlined by the First Minister in Parliament, particularly in relation to travel.David Ogg, chairman (pictured), said that the organisation was doing all it...

Fishing – local waters report good catches

Local fisheries report fine catches despite variable weather conditions and up to 12 fish have been landed in a session at Harlaw Reservoir. Some anglers have connected with big fish and have been broken...

Fishing – if you are tempted then don’t splash your cash

With lock down eased north of the Border angling, phones were ringing off the hook at fisheries.Many of the calls are from newcomers who have been tempted to try fishing which is one of...

Bass Rock members win prizes at Iain Reid Memorial

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...

Fishing – Ferguson defied the elements to land winning bag

Darrin Ferguson won the latest Saturday League match organised by Edinburgh and Lothians Coarse Angling Club. The draw proved a huge advantage and Darrin fished his long pole throughout a windy day with gusts of...

Fishing – Heather claims 100 fish and fails to win

Heather Lauriston netted over 100 fish but failed to win the last round of the Edinburgh and Lothians Coarse Angling Club’s Summer Series. Peter McCrossan gained second place with a haul of 12lb 2oz which...

Fishing – Cobbinshaw opens its doors for new members

Anglers are invited to attend the Cobbinshaw Angling Association open day on Sunday (August 11) as memberships are now available. The reservoir is fly only and currently stocks around 13,000 fish per year at a...

Fishing – Irvine buzzing after bagging specimen fish

Neil Irvine landed a 22lb pike at Pottishaw near Whitburn. The fish was tempted by a buzzer and landed on a 5wt rod. However, owner Fraser Thomson has now suspended fly fishing for pike as...

Fishing – tight lines at Harlaw as anglers come on down

Up to 40 anglers in one day have been noted on the bank at Harlaw and Threipmuir Reservoirs. Alan Holbrook, secretary of Malleny Angling Club who look after Harlaw and Threipmuir Reservoirs, several specimen fish...

Fishing – permits for Water of Leith now available

Permits for the popular Water of Leith have now been distributed to all fishing outlets in Edinburgh and are also available at the Water of Leith visitor centre at Slateford Road.They are also available...


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