Oct 28 2011 by Mike WIlson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
COYLE WATER FISHERY (Coylton): the fishing has been great despite the weather with good bags being taken using most flies.
Bait pond: A. Skee from Drongan caught a nice rainbow trout weighing 1.6 lb. M. Smith from Ayr caught four fish weighing 8.75 lb, G. Green from Irvine caught four weighing 7.9 lb, C. Wilson from Coylton caught three weighing 7.3 lb.
Fly pond: T. Jarvie from Drongan caught 28 fish over two visits using various rabbits, G. Scobie from Ayr caught four using an orange lure, M. Britton from Hollybush House caught four using various dry flies, J. Graham from Dalmellington caught three using a bibio, Mr. McBride from Dunfermline caught two using a parachute cdc, M. Denton from Ayr caught three using a natural rabbit, E. Dawson from Skares caught two using a rabbit, F. Kerr from Ayr caught two using a red headed damsell, S. McTear from Coylton caught two using various flies, Mr Holland from Wiltshire caught two using a yellow fritz.
BURNS TROUT FISHERY (Tarbolton): fly pond: I Skilling, eight for 18lb 2oz; Ross McKeen, two for 6lb 10oz (one at 4lb 14oz); J Hodge, two for 4lb 15oz; T Boyle, four for 11lb 7oz; H Leggat, one for 2lb 4oz; Mr Nisbet, one for 3lb; J Heck, two for 5lb; Fraser McCrae, one for 2lb; Grant McCrae, one for 2lb 14oz; Dylon Blane, one for 2lb; K Lynch, two for 4lb 8oz, A Watson, two for 4lb 3oz.
Bait pond: Liam Jack, two for 4lb 10oz; Andrew Jack, two for 3lb 14oz; K Dunnachie, four for 8lb 10oz; R Bunten, three for 5lb 6oz; M Bunten, four for 7lb 6oz; M Bunten jnr, two for 4lb 4oz; M Bunten snr, four for 6lb 12oz; J McCarlie, one for 1lb 12oz; Mr Todman, two for 6lb 10oz; Paddy, two for 4lb 8oz.
SPRINGWATER FISHERY (Dalrymple): fly pond fished a bit harder due to all the rain making the water brown. Best catch was six rainbows and one brown trout from Alex Jones all caught on an orange blob.
Bait pond continues to fish well. Tam Knox from Dalrymple had two short visits on a two fish ticket. One visit lasted 20 minutes in total. He had four fish for 11lbs, best bait was worm.
Coarse pond: the Springwater coarse Angling Club had their first winter league match which was won by local internationalist Ewan Weed. To keep it in the family, his dad Mike was second.
Springwater will hold a bait competition on Sunday, November 20. Prizes depend on entry, cost will be £20, five fish including lunch. Bookings to Fisher on 01292 560343.