Nov 18 2011 by Mike WIlson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
COYLE WATER FISHERY (Coylton): the fishery is giving a complimentary soup and a roll, tea or coffee with every ticket sold Monday to Thursday. The calmer weather this week has provided anglers some exceptional catches.
Bait pond: Master Zakaszewski from Drongan caught three fish weighing 5.8 lb, Aiden Hesset from Cumnock caught his first rainbow trout weighing 2.2 lb, T.Jarvie from Drongan caught two fish weighing 4.9 lb, A. McAdam enjoyed his day and caught two fish weighing 4.1 lb.
Fly pond: S. McCormack from Dundonald caught 11 fish using a diawa bach, Mr Kerr from Ayr caught 10 fish using a bunny leech, Mr Watson from Irvine caught 11 fish using a crucher, I. Muncie from Dreghorn caught nine using a blob, Mr Ferguson from Irvine caught eight using an okee dokee, Mrs Gell from Ballatur caught five using a black and green fritz, Mr Nelson from Dundee caught four using a pheasant tail nymph, D. McCormack from Dundonald caught three using a hares eared nymph, K. Grents from Irvine caught three using a diawa bach.
SPRINGWATER FISHERY (Dalrymple): fly pond still steady. Best catch was four fish for 9lbs 13oz and released another three for Mr Galbraith, best flys this week small lures and black buzzers and cormorants.
Bait pond still fishing great. Best catch goes to John Allardyce from Airdrie with five for 11lbs 4oz, best bait power bait.
Coarse pond fishing well for silvers. Dave Morris of Drongan had five carp, biggest just under 9lbs.
The Springwater bait competition is on Sunday, November 20. Bookings to 01292 560343.
BURNS TROUT FISHERY (Tarbolton): fly pond: Tam Boyle one for 8lb 1oz which was released back for another day, Mr Barr one for 5lb 3oz, J Watson four for 9lb 8oz, A Bowler four for 9lb 12oz, Ian Skilling eight for 19lb 6oz, Mr Leggat two for 5lb 8oz, A McKay two for 4lb 9oz, H Diamond two for 5lb 1oz, F Galloway two for 4lb 8oz, A Cawley two for 4lb 7oz, S Brennan two for 4lb, J Kerr four for 9lb 4oz.
Bait pond: 10-year-old Iona Graham one for 2lb 8oz, J Paterson nine for 17lb 13oz, Mr Lewis two for 6lb, Rab Purdie four for 7lb 8oz, Kim Dunnachie three for 7lb 14oz, A Fechnie two for 4lb, M Bunten one for 2lb 2oz, A B Bunten two for 3lb 14oz, D Black two for 4lb 2oz, M Ferguson two for 4lb, L Millar four for 8lb 2oz, J Thomas two for 4lb, Chris Chamber two for 4lb 2oz.