THE GEORGE Nicoll pairs competition took place at Carlogie Dam on Sunday. It was won by Neil Spence and Sandy McAllan, both Arbroath, who caught 26 fish between them weighing 75lbs 6ozs.
Runners-up were Ally Stewart, Dundee, and Frank Ferrier, Arbroath, who caught 18 fish between them weighing 50lbs. In third place were Derek Birse, Forfar, and George Nicoll, Carnoustie. who caught 17 between them weighing 49lbs.
A total of 14 anglers took part and 104 fish were caught. The heaviest fish - a rainbow weighing 11lbs - was caught by George Nicoll.
Other returns were: J. Laverty, Friockhem, caught six and kept three weighing 8lbs on buzzers; N. Spence, Arbroath, caught 11 and kept three weighing 15lbs, his best a rainbow weighing 9lbs 8ozs on lures; J. Dimpelli, Dundee, caught nine and kept two weighing 4lbs 4ozs on buzzers; John Bell, Arbroath, caught seven and kept three weighing 10lbs on various lures.
On catch and release were: Ally Stewart, Dundee, 20-plus on lures; Les Gall, Dundee, 17 on lures; Bruce Thomson, Arbroath, 20-plus on buzzers; Andy O’Rourke, Dundee, 17 on a WSW; A. Phillip, Forfar, 12 on buzzers; and Dave Moodie, Carnoustie, 10 on buzzers and dries.
BOWLS Scotland has teamed up with the Arbroath Bowling Club School Project to offer youth coaching sessions at Ladyloan Primary School.
They will start on Sunday, May 12, at 10 a.m. to 12 noon when club coach will take the class of 12 and 13-year-olds who wish to further their bowling skills. It is hoped this will then lead them to become associate or full members. The project was instigated by Bowls Scotland to try and stop the natural decline in membership throughout the district.
SATURDAY, April 27, Monthly Trophy Stableford, Glens Course, Division One – 1, Gordon Whyte (9) 40pts; 2, Doug Greenhill (4) 40pts; 3, Robert Marshall (7) 39 pts. Division Two – 1, Mark Craig (18) 39pts; 2, Dennis Kubicki (17) 39pts; 3, David Stuart (17) 38pts. Sunday, April 28, Glens Sweep – 1, Iain Wallace (16) 65; 2, Alan Smith (14), 66; 3, Robert Marshall (6) 67.