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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...

Fishing – evening permits available at Harlaw and Threipmuir

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Evening permits will be available this season at Harlaw and Threipmuir Reservoirs, two miles south of Balerno. Malleny Angling Club administer the reservoirs in the Pentland Hills and they have also launched a bid to...

Fishing – Empson tops podium in Rover event

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

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 – 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 – mini yellow dancers are main attractions

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Mini yellow yellow dancer patterns have been successful on two local fisheries this week.John Watson landed a fine 10lbs-plus rainbow fishing an intermediate line in the big bay at Morton Fishings near Mid Calder.And...

Fishing – Tam celebrates personal best

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Well-known local instructor Steve Culbert has confirmed he will be at Loganlea Trout Fishery on three dates before the end of October to help anglers sort out any casting problems.The dates are Sunday, September...

Fishing – Stuart bags a personal best

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John Mackay was all smiles at Morton Fishings this week as one of his regulars landed a cracking fish.Stuart claimed a personal best when he hooked a rainbow trout weighing in at around 10.5lbs.It...

Fishing – storm bonus for anglers

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Fishing has improved at Loganlea since Storm Hector blew through and owner Karen Jack reports that it also brought some much-needed rain.Loganlea is now full once again with black foam beetles proving the favoured...

Fishing – Jimmy’s trout tipped the balance

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Gary Gormley and Jimmy Rhind booked their place in a Lothians-based heat in of Britain’s top fly fishing competitions.The pair from Speyside bagged eight fish for a total of 27lbs 6oz in the latest...

Fishing – family open day on Saturday

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Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association host their Family Day on Saturday from 10am to 4pm at Kailzie Fishery near Peebles. It is sponsored by Fastflies.co.uk.There are instructors on hand to assist with casting and to...

Fishing – late availability for Scierra Pairs

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The Scierra Pairs carries the highest prize fund in British competition fly-fishing and it arrives at Morton Fishings on Sunday, June 3.There are prizes at every heat in addition to the final and the...

Fishing – Kelso team hook big prize in Legion event

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Kelso emerged triumphant in the area final of the British Legion fishing competition.Their team of three totalled 30lbs 14oz in testing conditions at Morton Fishings near Livingston.Gala were second with 30lb 7oz with Dunbar...

Fishing – Allandale Tarn-ing on the style

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Allandale Tarn fisheries near West Calder is basking in the good weather and receiving great comments about their hard-fighting fish.Many anglers are reporting snapped lines, straightened hooks and long runs well down into their...

Fishing – eight shopping trolleys hooked in clean-up

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West Lothian Angling Club secretary Scot Muir reports that the fishing is just about to get going on their nine-mile stretch of the River Almond from Kirkton to Newbridge.However, Scot said trout are not...

Fishing – entries still available for top competition

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You still have time to enter The Scierra Pairs which carries the highest prize fund in British competition fly-fishing with prizes at every heat in addition to the final.The format allows a pair of...

Fishing – tight lines at three local fisheries

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The cold weather had made the trout reluctant to feed in local rivers, but good sport has been reported in three local reservoirs.At Glencorse, Bill Taylor believes that things are picking up and Davy...

Fishing – smiles better at Morton Fishings

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Kelso anglers enjoyed their recent outing to Morton Fishings.It’s their first trip to the water near Mid Calder for two years and they were blessed with great weather and superb sport.Bags were full and...

Fishing – Water of Leith opens on April 1

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The Water of Leith is described as a silver thread in a ribbon of green. It rises in the Colzium Springs in the Pentland Hills and meanders its way 35 kilometers into the sea...

Fishing – things are hotting up on the water

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The weather is still having an impact on local trout fisheries and the prospect of Beast from the East 3 over Easter is a real threat.Clubbiedean above Colinton in the Pentlands still closed but...

Fishing – curtain up on season at two fisheries

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Two popular local trout fisheries open their doors officially this weekend.Karen Jack at Loganlea high up in the Pentland Hills is delighted that the weather has relented sufficiently and John Mackay at Morton Fishings...

Fishing – latest info on trout fisheries

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Several of the local fisheries have updated us with information about opening dates.Currently, the access to Loganlea is blocked by snow but Karen Jack is aiming to be open on Saturday 17th. Her email...

Fishing – entries still open for pairs competition

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Entries are still available for the Scierra Pairs which carries the highest prize fund in Britiish competition fly fishing.There are prizes in the heats and final and the format allows a pair of anglers...

Fishing – Morton Fishings – a heat venue for major British pairs event

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The Scierra Pairs carries the highest prize fund in British competition fly-fishing.There are prizes at every heat in addition to the final and the format allows a pair of anglers entering to fish in...

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