Nov 25 2011 by Mike WIlson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
COYLE WATER FISHERY (Coylton): Twelve members from the Harbour Lights Angling Club had a great day, catching 41 fish weighing 76.63 lbs and releasing 27 others. They also enjoyed a lunch from the Waterfront restaurant.
Bait pond: Young Cobey Jarvie from Drongan caught five fish weighing 10.2 lb, the Malloy family spent an afternoon and caught nine fish weighing 19.4 lb, M. Brown from Ayr caught four fish weighing 9.5 lb, C. Graham from Ayr caught three fish weighing 6.75 lb.
Fly pond: K. Grents from Irvine caught nine fish using a cruncher, B. Stewart from Ayr caught eight fish using a red headed damsell, Mr Anderson from Irvine caught six fish using a diawa bach, F. Kerr from Ayr caught six fish using a diawa bach, J. Benson from Ardrossan caught two fish weighing 4.1 lb and released two others, K. McClymont from Ardrossan caught two fish weighing 4.25 lb and released two others, D. Penny from West Kilbride caught two fish weighing 3.75lb and released another one, R. Irvine from Irvine caught two fish weighing 4.75 lb and released three others, J. Simpson from Kilwinning caught two fish weighing 6.5 lb and released two more.
SPRINGWATER FISHERY (Dalrymple): fly pond quiet but fished well for those who fished. Top rod was Ian Bell from the borders who released 13 fish. Best fly was nomad.
The bait pond competition was won by Pat Jennings from Glasgow with five fish for 9lbs 7oz. Pat also had the heaviest fish but could not win both so big Tam from Irvine won with a fish of 1lbs 15oz. Best bait was yellow power bait.
Coarse pond still catching plenty of silver fish. Best bait maggot.
Springwater will be holding the Mary Scott memorial fly competition on Boxing Day. Bookings to 01292 560343.
BURNS TROUT FISHERY (Tarbolton): the fishery was visited by the Park Bar. At the weigh in, 42 fish were caught in total, heaviest bag went to G Douglas with four for 9lb 9oz, heaviest fish went to B Bain at 4lb 4oz.
Fly pond: Ian Skilling eight for 22lb 4oz, Tam Boyle four for 10lb, C Buntin one for 3lb 13oz, Mr Nesbit two for 4lb 7oz, Mr Provan two for 5lb 14oz, B McVey two for 6lb 6oz, T McFarlane two for 5lb 6oz, A McCluskey one for 2lb, H Leggat two for 4lb 12oz, S McClelland three for 6lb 15oz, G Fitzsimmons one for 2lb 8oz, C McQuillan one for 2lb 9oz.
Bait pond: C Allan one for 4lb 4oz, P McNulty four for 9lb 14oz, J Paterson four for 8lb 10oz, Mr Ferguson four for 8lb, M Bunten four for 8lb 13oz, M Park four for 9lb, N Gray four for 9lb 3oz, M McGroey four for 9lb 13oz, S Chambers four for 9lb, four-year-old Aaron Letford two for 3lb 9oz, R Purdie three for 6lb 13oz, Kim Dunnachie two for 6lb 6oz, Kieran Owens one for 2lb 3oz, Bobby Owens one for 2lb 2oz, A Todman two for 4lb 10oz, J Bunten three for 5lb 13oz, J Leroy four for 7lb 8oz, B Sillars one for 2lb 6oz, G Lynch two for 3lb 9oz, G Smith two for 4lb, S Gray four for 7lb 8oz, S Baird two for 3lb 11oz, S C Baird one for 2lb 3oz, M Wylie three for 6lb, T Finlayson one for 2lb 10oz, T Smith two for 4lb,N Grey jnr two for 4lb, Liam Kenny two for 4lb, Greg Wylie two for 5lb.