Sunday, 3 August 2014

Tom Pook and his 21lb belter from Finford stream

Tom landed this cracker spinning a salmo on Wednesday. A great tonic for what has been a few tough weeks on the  river. We finished the week off with another couple of fish so fingers crossed the sport improves over the next few days. Well done Tom and tight lines. 

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

The Phil Neary Trophy

This years competitors for the phil Neary Trophy !! Won last year by Mr Charlie Beare..tight lines gentlemen & c,mon the fish !!

Sunday, 20 April 2014

18.5lb springer on fly for David Jarvis

It was the perfect end of a great week for mr Jarvis ..just before lunch on saterday he hooked this magnificent 18.5lb springer on a 3/4inch golden gun fly in the marches and after nothing sort of a titanic battle was returned to continue on its Jarvis also lost a cracking fish in the flats on Friday and landed two great big kelts in finford head on Wednesday ..well done & c,mon the fish 

12.5lb springer for ken lister

A very happy ken lister with his 12.5lb springer caught at finford head on Friday afternoon.this was kens 3rd fish of the week !! Well done & c,mon the fish

Saturday, 5 April 2014

David Cameron 22lb in linn pool

David landed this sea liced belter yesterday afternoon after a small rise in the water levels. A small run of fish came in the pool and this fish was heading and tailing round the coiling water. Eventually it took a copper salmo. Well done David on getting your biggest salmon to date. Tight lines. 

Graeme Brooks 11lb fly caught fish from the Honey hole

Graeme landed this fish on Tuesday in the tail of the Honey hole. Well done and tight lines. 

Brothers Andy and David Chapman

Brothers Andy and David both struck silver in the Majors cast this week. David was first up landing this hard fighting 18lb fish on Wednesday on a vision. Andrew landed his 12lber on a kynoch. It wouldn't win a beauty pageant but its a salmon all the same.  Well done chaps and tight lines. 

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

7lb springer for Stephen Wilson

Congratulations go to Stephen for landing our 100rth springer at taymount this season !! The wee belter was also Stephens 1st of the season !! Well done !! Keep it reeeeel & c,mon the fish !!

12lb springer for Andrew Spencer

A delighted Andrew with his hard fighting 12lb salmon on the fly from tams corner this morning !! Well done &C&G,mon the fish !!!!

8lb springer for Peter Chapman

A very happy peter ! With his 8lb & 2nd fish of the day !! Late in the afternoon from the tail of the wood side !! Well done  & c,mon the fish !!!

14lb springer for the major

Simon H C Marriott with 14lb springer from the top of the woodside !! The sea liced beauty put up a tremendous battle before finally being defeated by the major and return in a true sportsman like manner to fight another day !! Well done sir !! C,mon the fish !!!

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Andrew Spencer 24lb fly caught springer

Andrew landed this cracking long tail liced fish in the green bank yesterday morning. A quiet fight burst into life when the fish screamed off line heading for fall at the top if the pool. The rest of the fight was above us as it powered around the fat water with ease. A lovely long fish which weighed in a good 24lb. Andy also landed a 11lb fish in tams corner after lunch. Well done Andy and tight lines. 

Monday, 31 March 2014

14lb springer for Kerr Currie

A very happy Kerr currie with his 1st ever salmon !! The 14lb springer was from the honey hole late on saterday afternoon !! Well done & c,mon the fish

7lb springer for Graham Lesley

A very happy graham Lesley with his 7lb springer from the honey hole just before lunch on saterday !! Well done & c,mo. The fish

13lb springer for Allan Milne

Allan Milne with his 13lb springer from saterday morning in the Aldern stream !  Week done & c,mon the fish 

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Toby Phillips 23lb beauty in flats

11 year Toby was right up for a monster battle this morning landing his first salmon.  Hooked harling at the top of the flats this beauty was soon screaming line from the reel running 200 yards and almost out the pool. This young man was up for the fight though and was put through an exhilarating 30 min battle. It was eventually tamed back up at the top of the pool. Not a bad fish for his first !! Well done and congratulation on your success. I hope you school pals are suitably impressed with your achievement. Tight lines young man.  

Justin Phillips 16lber in majors cast

Justin landed his first ever salmon on Friday. Hooked harling it put up a spirited battle in the deep water. Justin was delighted land his prize. Not a bad fish for your first. Pictured with Justin is son Toby. Tight lines and congratulation. 

9lb for Sandra in Flats

Sandra completed an amazing day by landing our seventh of the day on thurs. It grabbed a tay lure at the hand rail. Well done and tight lines

A very happy Sandra Robbins with her fly caught 16lber from the honey hole

The "Duchess" was keen to stretch her fly line and warm up her casting on thurs afternoon. Casting a lovely fly line it was no surprise when this beauty grabbed hold. After an acrobatic fight it was tamed. Well done Sandra. Tight lines. 

A delighted John Wood with his fly caught 12lber from stank end

John was unlucky twice on Thursday morning before he landed this little cracker on a yellow ally's. Delighted to land this fish it ended a short run of unlucky fish losses for John. Well done and tight lines John. 

Walter Alexander and his 10lb fish from the woodside

This fish crunched a vision in the tail of the wood side and fought like a tiger. Well done Walter and tight lines. 

16lb cracker for Niel Fearnie

Niel hooked and landed this belter from the Bellymore dyke. His mate Barry was also successful the same day with a 17lb sea licer. No pic unfortunately. Well done and tight lines. 

Brian Scobie and Ian kettles with fish from last week

Brian caught this cracking 12lb fish in the Linn pool on a salmo last Friday. The take was spectacular as it chased the lure across the surface before the strike. 
Ian was also successful the same day landing this bonnie wee 8lber hooked harling in the pool. Well done and tight lines. 

Sunday, 23 March 2014

13lb springer on the fly for Danny Fullerton

A delighted Danny with his 13lb springer on the fly from Stank End yesterday !! The hard fighting fish had me running down the bank with the net !! Much to Danny's amusement !! before being released back to the river in a true sportsman like manner !! Well done Danny !! Keep smiling & c,mon the fish

15lb springer for John Lessels

Big John and his 15lb springer on a silver Toby from the honey hole yesterday morning . The heavy fish put up a mighty battle before being released to continue on its way !! Well done big chap & c,mon the fish

10lb springer for Walter Alexander

A very happy Walter with his 10lb springer from the back of the bellymore dyke on a salmo ! Well done & c,mon the fish

10lb & 8lb springers for Raoul de soissions

Raoul with his 2 springers from red rocks & washing green both fish were on V110 and after two epic battles were returned back to the river to continue on there way well done & c, mon the fish 

10lb springer for Terry Booth

Terry Booth and his 10lb springer from the bellymore in the linn pool..the  sea licer took a salmo and put up a labourious fight before it was released back to the river in a true sportsman like manner !! Congratulations & c,mon the fish

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

22lb springer for Tim mcfarlane

Tim had a cracking 22lb fish hooked harling in stank end this morning. It clobbered a vision 110 in the stream and fought all over the pool. Well done Tim on landing your biggest fish to date. The spring fish was returned as normal to continue its journey upstream...Tight lines

6 & 8 lb spring fish in Linn

John Hutcheon and Ral enjoyed done sport in the afternoon yesterday. The water was quite coloured with snow melt but began clearing after lunch. John landed his 6lb fish on the linn bank with a Toby. Ral's 8lb fish was hooked harling in the trinks. Both were sea liced. Tight lines.

Sunday, 16 March 2014

7lb springer for George McKinley

A very pleased George McKinley with 2nd springer of the day on Friday !! The 7lb sea licer took and 20g silver Toby in the green bank !! George's other spring salmon took the same Toby off the ledge in the majors cast !! Well done George & c,mon the fish !!

18lb springer for Mike Hay

Red gorton Ghillie  Mike Hay was off the mark on his 3rd cast from the back of the bellymore dyke on Friday !! His 18lb sea liced beauty took a salmo and put up a awesome fight before it was returned to continue on its way !! Well done Mike.  Keep it Reel & c,mon the fish

7lb springer for Sandra Robbins

The (duchess) was delighted to land her 7lb sea liced springer just before lunch on Friday from the linn pool !! Sandra suffered the agony of having two fish fall off at the side on Wednesday !! So were happy to see his wee beauty in the net !! Well done & c, mon the fish

13lb springer for Allan chapman

A very happy!!  Allan chapman with his 13lb beauty from the silver birch on the flats on Thursday morning !! The hard fighting springer gave us a mighty battle before it was returned to continue on its way !! Well done & c,mon the fish

10lb springer on the fly for Roddy Potter

Roddy potter got his just rewards for persevering with his fly rod in big water with a 10lb spring salmon from the top of the Alderen stream !! Well done & c,mon the fish !!

8lb long tail sea licer for Hugh Robbins

A very happy Hugh Robbins with his 8lb long tailed sea liced springer !! The hard fighting fish was caught from the dyke on a V-110 and was the 3rd fish for Hugh on the day !! Well done & c,mon the fish

15lb springer for John Lessels

It was also a great day for John Lessels in the linn pool this week!! john put in a great shift of fishing application and was rewarded with three spring salmon !! This was the pick of the bunch !! Hooked  just before lunch from the back of the bellymore dyke the 15lb springer put up a  hard fighting battle before it was landed and returned in a true sportsman like manner to continue on its way !! Well done & c,mon the fish

4ld spring fish for Chris Dixson

A delighted Chris Dixson with his tiny spring salmon !! The very small springer took a V-110 and was the 2nd small salmon or early grilse !! We have caught this week !! Scales have been sent to the the biologist to determin the identity Salmon or grilse !! But well done & c, mon the big fish !!!!