Aug 31 2012 by Mike WIlson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
BURNS TROUT FISHERY (Tarbolton): some of the catches last week were as follows: fly pond: T Boyle three for 7lb, Davie Cowan two for 6lb, J Dickie two for 5lb 2oz, R Devine one for 2lb 5oz, Jim Strain two for 4lb 8oz, T McFarlane two for 4lb 6oz, I Jess two for 4lb 6oz, D Nelson two for 4lb 5oz, The Rev from Irvine one for 2lb 12oz.
Bait pond: B Ritchie four for 11lb, Kim four for 9lb 10oz, A King three for 8lb, Mr Miller four for 8lb 6oz, J Young two for 5lb 9oz, A Brown two for 5lb 8oz, six-year-old N Calderwood two for 4lb 5oz, A Bunten one for 2lb 5oz, P McMaster two for 4lb 1oz, J McCormack two for 4lb 3oz, A Campbell one for 2lb 2oz, P McCafferty two for 4lb 6oz, R Luss two for 4lb 5oz, J Lothian four for 7lb 4oz, R Templeton one for 2lb 6oz, Mr Bunten two for 4lb 2oz, R Purdie two for 4lb 6oz, Mr Ferguson two for 4lb, Mr Black two for 4lb 3oz, Jim two for 4lb 1oz, A Winter four fish, A Todman two for 4lb 12oz, nine-year-old Andrew Carr one for 2lb 4oz, John Carr two for 5lb 1oz, Allan Carr two for 5lb, J Clark three for 7lb 8oz, nine-year-old Zander Kerr one for 2lb 2oz, J Booth two for 5lb, J Boyle two for 5lb, B Sillars two for 4lb, G Millar two for 4lb 7oz.
COYLE WATER FISHERY (Coylton): bait pond: Mr Smith from Kilmarnock caught five fish weighing 11.25 lb, Mr Monaghan from Kilwinning caught three weighing 5.6 lb, Mr Robertson from Ayr caught three weighing 7.25 lb, Mr Murdoch from Kilmarnock caught three weighing 6.15 lb, E. Hoddinott from Moniave caught two weighing 3.75 lb, Andy from Ayr caught two weighing 4 lb.
Fly pond: M. Denton from Ayr caught five fish using a yellow dancer and daddy long legs, T. Jarvie from Drongan caught four using a nomad, F. Kerr from Ayr caught three using various lures, T. Downs from Prestwick caught two using a caldy, M. Richardson from Ayr caught three using a daddy dry fly, M. Crawshaw from Prestwick caught two using a yellow dancer.
BROOMHILL FLY & COARSE FISHERY (Patna/Rankinston B730): best flies this week are sedges, yellow owls, culdays and blobs.
Returns: Willie McKean 15 c/r, Dave Duncan 12 c/r, Jack Bradley two c/r, Jordan Stewart three c/r, Brandon Berry two c/r, John Hunter two c/r, Bob Wilson snr one c/r, Bob Wilson jnr three c/r, Duncan McKinnon five c/r, Barry Fancut two c/r, Archie Thom seven c/r, Danny Szulc eight c/r, Rab Dunsmuir two c/r, Olaf 14 c/r (two visits) Sandi two c/r, Robbie Kerr four c/r, Ally Hagarty three c/r, Steve Berry one c/r, John Graham two c/r, Dave Campbell four c/r, Ian Kilpatrick one c/r, Dave Dick six c/r, Don Wallace six c/r, Alan Murphy one c/r, Keith Hendry three c/r, Garry Thomson eight c/r, Stevie Dempster five c/r.
Coarse pond: Wednesday night match results: 1. Gordon Taylor 19lbs, 2. Jim Anderson 17lbs, 3. Craig Posselwaite 15lbs. Sunday match results: 1. Jimmy Alden 17lb 2oz, 2. Jim Anderson 12lb 2oz, 3. Harvey Maule 6 lbs. In form Jim Anderson has now framed in seven out of 10 matches.
DALVENNAN FISHERY: Ryan Achider one for 2½lbs, Robert McDowall one for 2¾lbs, Tam Knox two for 4½lbs, Jess Stewart two for 5½lbs, Craig Rae two for 4¾lbs, Norman Brown four for 9½lbs, Colin Brown six for 14¾lbs, Matt Porter three for 10¼lbs, Richard Kerr two for 4½lbs, Phil Keddle two for 4¼lbs, Kenny McColm three for 11½lbs, Sandy Donnan two for 5¾lbs.
Catch and release: Jock Hardie released four, Ally Hill three, Tam Knox eight (one at 5½lbs), Rab Rae two, Craig Rae three, Ally Flannagan one, Sandy Donnan two, Kim Manuell two, Jim Perry three (one at 7½lbs), Ian Mitchell six, Davie McLeish five, Stevie McLeish eight (one at 6lbs), Norman Brown six, Eric Brown 11, Colin Brown 14, Tam Ross nine, David Cole two (one at 6½lbs), Jess Stewart one, Bob McCormick three, Tam Anderson two, Dougie McMurdo 14, Bobby McRaw five, Scott Young three, Hugh Scott two, Clare Atkens two, William Atkens five, Chris Clark three, Sam Kung two, Lee Kung three, Tam Munro 11, Stevie Russell nine.