WITH the general increase in temperature, the fishing on Lintrathen Loch has improved considerably. Fish are moving about the loch and holding about one to two feet down. Big fish are being taken with the best recently being one at 6lbs 4ozs, taken by John Browning of Glen Isla.
Lintrathen member Willie Miligan, from Kirriemuir, did well with snatchers, by taking five fish and returning 22!
Midge tips were doing the business with nymphs, snatchers and small dark flies.
Club results: Pitcarmicck AC, five boats, 11 fish for 22lbs 2ozs; Brechin AC, 10 boats, 35 for 66lbs 4ozs; Falkirk Municipal AC, nine boats, 32 for 51lbs 8ozs; Moncreiffe AC, three boats, 15 for 26lbs 8ozs; Perth AC, four boats, 23 for 38lbs; Tayside Police, two boats, nine for 15lbs 12ozs; Blairgowrie and District AC, five boats, 15 for 24lbs 2ozs.
Individual boats: Tom Melville and Moira Ferrier, 10 for 21lbs 4ozs; John Browning, five for 14lbs 4ozs; R. Peith and K. Byrne, nine for 16lbs 1oz; Mr Thom and Mr Thompson, six for 9lbs 10ozs; Willie Milligan, five for 10lbs 3ozs; Stewart and Moira Ferrier, seven for 15lbs; Gavin Ferguson, five for 9lbs; Messrs Browning and Campbell, five for 10lbs 8ozs.
Racing from Clermont
TWO MEMBERS of Arbroath Racing Pigeon Society sent 16 birds to their race from Clermont on Saturday. They were liberated at 9.45 a.m. in a light south-west wind.
Results: K. Murphy, 1098.88; C. Cameron, 1047.78; C. Cameron, 1019.30; K. Murphy, 938.18.
TWO MEMBERS sent 12 birds to Clermont in France on Saturday. They were liberated at 9.45 a.m. in
a south-west wind.
Results: C. and A. Carrie, 916.33; C. and A. Carrie, 912.09; W. Hamilton, 728.49.
Letham Grange Ladies
LETHAM Grange Ladies played for the Dix Salver on the Glens and Old Course on Friday.
Results were: 1, A. Crabb and D. Moffat 129.6; 2, P. Bruce and I. English 136.6.
ST MURDOCH Boys under-15s are looking to add to their squad for the coming season.
Any interested players must have been born in 1998.
For more information contact Alister Gordon on 870534 or Christopher Farr on 07595947540.