Charity contest at Rescobie

Ronnie Hampton, Rescobie boatman and event organiser, handing over the cheque to Claire of the Maggie's Centre, Dundee.
Ronnie Hampton, Rescobie boatman and event organiser, handing over the cheque to Claire of the Maggie's Centre, Dundee.

At the weekend Rescobie Loch hosted the annual fund-raiser for the Maggies’s Centre, Dundee. Thirty eight anglers took part over the two days.

Saturday’s competition was won by S. Crocket (Stonehaven) with four fish for 9lbs 2oz., second was K. Crocket (Stonehaven) with four for 7lbs 13oz and in third place was G. Small (Banchory) with three for 6lbs 9oz.

On Sunday, D. Simpson (Forfar) was first with four fish for 11lbs 1oz, second was C. Laird (Lochgilphead) with three for 7lbs 2 oz and third was A. Wood (Forfar) with three for 6lbs 7 oz.

Overall winner and recipient of the Mary Hampton Shield was D. Simpson.

Thanks to the efforts of the organiser and the generosity of anglers the event raised £1,261 for the Maggie’s Centre, Dundee.