June 2016

The month produced well over 500 fish and it was fast and furious for those who escaped to the Hill Lochs.

A very nice specimen was caught by Peter Sugden weighing in at 2lb. Messrs Martin & Brooke had a basket of over 40 fish off Stalkers & Les Robertson had good fish up to a best of 3lb. Alistair Duthie had a fish of 23” returned to get even longer.

Jane & Alan Vincent, Hotel regulars had fish of 3lb, 2 ¾ lb & 3 ½ lb.

Andrew  Vicky & Alistair  Jordan  with friend John Beech had some magnificent sport for their two week visit, fish of:- 1lb10oz,1lb13oz,2lb6oz,2lb2oz,1lb11oz,2lb11oz, and a specimen of 4lb7oz see below 2nd picture.



2lb 110z fish from Blarloch Mor caught on a sedge, June 2016.

The second (with the loch and Ben Stack in the background) is a 4lb 7oz fish from Grandfather’s caught on a hare’s ear nymph.


Tim Hunton and two very nice fish for his visit of 1lb and 2lb9oz.

Peter Hastings had 86 Trout on the 25th June.

With regard to the Migratory Fish the Salmon & Sea Trout there appears to be a slight improvement in the number and size entering the river systems. Although one is ever wary of being too excited, as the saying goes “one Swallow doesn’t make a Summer”

Noteable returns were Sea Trout off Loch Stack @ 2lb  for Barry Matterson David Ogg had a nice fish of 2lb off the Canal beat. Ian Burke a fish of 3lb + Dapping again  off the Canal beat. Alan Maiden a fine fish of 4lb.

Simon Vivian and his son Alex had day to remember on the 27th. On leaving the jetty at Boathouse Simons last words were “ Alex has not yet caught a Sea Trout” and what a fish he caught one of 5 lb


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