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Fishing – Cramond bosses cut permit prices for next season

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Cramond Angling Club (CAC) bosses report that fishing was good on The Almond last season. They have revealed that the cost of an annual permit on their nine-mile stretch of The Almond is going down.And...

Fishing – new bothy at Rosslynlee proving a hit with anglers

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Bosses at Popular Rosslynlee Fishery at Newbigging near Penicuik have opened a new bothy which has been well-received by anglers. John Dewar, the fishery manager, said there is a roaring, log-burning stove providing a pleasant...

Fishing – ladies day at Drumtassie

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Beginners and experienced anglers are invited to a ladies day at Drumtassie Trout Fishery near Blackridge on Sunday, November 24. Participants are advised to bring warm clothing and sunglasses as well as a hat after...

Fishing – Ogilvie tops podium in latest winter league match

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Craig Ogilvie (North Berwick), pictured left with his great friend Barry McEwan, won the second round of the Bass Rock club’s winter league with two fish for 3lb 2oz with Edinburgh angler David Cooper...

Fishing – Ferguson defied the elements to land winning bag

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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...

Bangour Fishery – aiming to offer a complete package

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Bangour Trout Fishery was built as a water supply for a former village hospital. It was stocked with brown trout to keep the water pure and senior staff were allowed to fish there. When the...

Fishing – Britton triumphs in Scotland ladies fund-raiser at Bangour

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Two Bangour Fly Fishing Club members finished in the first three after the Scottish Ladies Fly Fishing team fund-raiser on their home water. Alex Britton landed eight fish to take the win with Bobby Watson...

Fishing – Bob banks fine bag as prospects look good on Whiteadder

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Lothians fishermen have been out on the River Whiteadder and Berwick and District Angling Association secretary David Cowan reports that the recent rise in water of just over a foot has allowed fish to...

Fishing – free summer holiday fishing places for kids still available

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Pottishaw near Whitburn (pictured) has been fishing well with the best fish of week - a 9lb blue trout - landed by Michael Cuthbert. Evening sessions are best with big sedges hatching. Intermediate lines and...

Fishing – Darrin delight as he lands massive haul to win latest league match

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Darrin Ferguson landed an astonishing 62lbs 5oz of fish to win the latest round of the Saturday League hosted by Edinburgh and Lothians Coarse Angling Club. The forecast for Orchill, Perthshire, indicated it would be...

Fishing – bailiffs appeal after find of nets and set lines

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Forth District Salmon Fishery Board bailiffs have been on patrol on the River Tyne and found nets and set lines hidden near the banks of the River Tyne at a well-known poaching hotspot. A spokesman...

Fishing – popular drop-in fishing taster has new attraction

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Hooked on Harlaw, a drop-in fishing taster, is back in June and this time it will feature an exhibition of antique fishing tackle. Sean Williams, a regular angler at Harlaw and Threipmuir, will be exhibiting...

Fishing – tagged fish an incentive at Rosslynlee

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Rosslynlee Fishery near Rosewell are set to introduce a cash bonus for anglers by introducing a couple of tagged fish. Currently, the water is fishing well with a mixture of tactics and fly patterns proving...

Fishing – Callison and Simpson land big prize and final ticket

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Competitors came from as far afield as Aberdeen, Stirling, Dundee and Edinburgh. And they they were sitting in the Stenhouse Fishery HQ itching to get out onto the water more than 90 minutes before the...

Fishing – Esk permits on sale and Clubbidean offer season tickets

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Permits for the Esk at Musselburgh are available from Ace Bike Co at North High Street and Tracy’s Open All Hours (green canopy) at Eskview Terrace. They are £20 with a senior (over 60) £10...

Fly fishing – big show on this weekend at Stirling

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The Scottish Fly Fair is on this Saturday and Sunday at The Stirling Court Hotel in the University of Stirling. Organiser David Newell said expert casters are there to help even experienced fisherman improve.Book stands,...

Fishing – Glencorse boss makes plans for midweek evening fishing

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Glencorse boss Bill Taylor has scrubbed plans for a summer evening league but plans to have midweek evening sessions from 5.15pm to around 10pm for three boats or more at the popular reservoir which...

Fishing – Jacko to take over at popular East Lothian fishery

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John Jackson from Stoneyburn in West Lothian takes over the lease for the popular Tweeddale Millennium near Gifford in March.He replaces long-time owner Bill Taylor from Edinburgh, who is concentrating on his other water...

Fishing – Cramond deadline looms on season saver offer

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The clock is ticking on Cramond Angling Club’s (CAC) early bird season ticket offer which ends on February 1. Adult anglers can buy a season for £35 before the price goes up to £45. Seniors...

Fishing – Empson tops podium in Rover event

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Glencorse Reservoir, one of the venues for this year's Scierra Pairs

Fishing – Bass Rock host Christmas hamper event

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Bass Rock SAL fish their Christmas hamper event on Wednesday (December 19), weather permitting.The venue is Dunbar sea wall with registration at 6.30pm at the Dunbar Harbour bridge.Craig Ogilvie invited anybody interested to come...

Fishing – Williams beats weather to land top prize

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Steve Williams travelled a long distance from Jarrow near Sunderland to win the Bass Rock sea angling challenge. He edged Dunbar angler Chris Empson with Andy Brown of Musselburgh third.Shaun Gardener from North Berwick...

Fishing – seek advice from experienced fly tyers

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Fishing consultant Graeme Keir believes joining a club and seeking advice from experienced fly tyers is the best way ahead for beginners.Midlothian-based Graeme also advises that novices should steer away from buying a fly...

Fishing – Young day out attracting real interest

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It is the season for annual meetings and the first one in our diary is hosted by Cramond Angling Club at Cramond Boat Club at 7.30pm on Wednesday, November 21.West Lothian Angling Association follow...

Fishing – fly dressers to fore in city and Penicuik

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The Edinburgh Fly Dressers Club has started its winter session and it meets every Wednesday at Slateford Bowling Club, Lanark Road, Edinburgh at 7:30pm.The programme features demonstrations and also provides structured sessions for beginners...

Fishing – Loganlea make late-season offer to anglers

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Karen Jack of Loganlea Trout Fishery is now offering any legal method, keep-what-you-catch, permits for £25. They run from 9am to 5pm.Bill Taylor, the owner of Tweeddale near Gifford, reports that catches are good...

Fishing – Cramond bosses looking for big AGM turnout

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Cramond Angling Club officials urge members to attend their AGM on Wednesday, 21 November (7.30pm).Secretary Joe Arndt said the committee hope for a good attendance as there are a number of key issues to...

Fishing – Almond clean-up removes hundreds of items

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The recent clean-up project undertaken by volunteers under the direction of The Forth Rivers Trust has removed hundreds of items from the river. Included were wet and baby wipes and women’s sanitary products.Nim Kibbler,...

Fishing – Ron beats the wind to bag nine

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High winds made life difficult for anglers recently, including Rosslynlee Trout Fishery near Rosewell, but mid-week saw an improvement in conditions and a number of good specimens were hooked.The wind has also hit Morton...

Fishing – river season closes for trout but stillwaters still open

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Trout and grayling fishing has now closed on the River Tweed and Peter Reith, secretary of the Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association, said the first two months of the season were good.He added: “From June...
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