The early part of the week saw better fishing conditions and excellent too of the water fishing.
Some catches: Cowdenbeath A.C. 21 for 57lbs 4ozs. 3 ret. Mr. Price 7 for 18lbs 11 ozs. G.Greig ret. 8. Monifieth A.C. 19 for 43 lbs 6ozs. DUNFERMLINE Artisans 26 for 62lbs 14ozs. Phil Stafford 2 for 7lbs 8ozs. ret 2. Mr. McCarlie ret. 20. J. Reid 6 for 18lbs 8ozs. R.Wilson (2 boats) 30 ret. ST. Andrews Boys 6 for 14lbs. ret. 6. Lawrie and Richard 4 for 12lbs. ret 5. Stuart Lowe ret.21. Black Pennel , bibio and Buzzer s doing best.
Very poor weather conditions all week but 35 brave rods brought in 209 trout averaging over 2lbs8ozs. from all parts of the loch. Buzzer s and daddies still doing best.
On a wet and pretty miserable week 146 trout were caught averaging 2lbs.10ozs. Mostly in sink top and intermediate lines with Buzzer s and daddies. A special mention to Auchterarder Anglers who went out in wet and cold conditions on Friday evening and had a catch of 17 fish for 44lbs also returning 12.
Fishing continues to be good with big catches on buzzers, dry daddies and yellow dancers in intermediate lines.
Some catches: FERRY Fly DRESSERS 25 for 56lbs4ozs. Bridge Inn 39 fish.
Colin and John ret. 30. Tan McLaren and Alan Paterson 25 for the boat.
Graham Leitch 4 for 10lbs10ozs. Phil Stafford 3 for 7lbs8ozs. ret.4.
DUNFERMLINE Railway 35 for their outing. Last Cast 20 for 47lbs1oz.
Buzzer on the washing line still doing best with continual good rises of fish being seen all day even in the cold wind.
Saturday saw 21 anglers catch a total of 94 trout averaging 2 lbs.9ozs.
Some other catches:Barry Dean ret.24. Richard and Lawrie 6 for12lbs.8ozs. ret.7. Mr Piper ret.12. Mark and Martin kept 2 for 5lbs11ozs. ret.4. Pen Ex.A.C. 16 for 35lbs8ozs.
Very good rises of trout this last week but difficult to tempt, buzzers being best.
Some catches: Colin and John ret. 32. Jim and Keith 4 for 10lbs. 12 ret.
Pitcarmick A.C. 24 for 57lbs.4ozs. 8ret. Fish up to 7lbs. among the catches
Fishing has been erratic this week with cold North winds early on in the week forcing the fish down, but from Tuesday onward weather conditions brought the fishing on big style. Perth Ex Service in the very worst of the weather on Sunday had 4 fish for 4 boats but on Friday one of their members Neil Hay had 17 for the day. The St.Andrews boys kept 6 trout. Mr Glen ret. 14. Tony Fitzpatrick ret. 8. ROSYTH C.S.S.A. had a good day on Saturday with 43 fish for 97lbs.7ozs. and a further 67ret.
most fish caught on small lures, mini. ace of spades and buzzers.