Jan 6 2012 by Mike WIlson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
BURNS TROUT FISHERY (Tarbolton): staff and management wish all customers and friends a happy new year.
The fishery will be open over the festive period, weather dependent, with every effort made to keep the ponds open for as long as possible.
For latest fishing conditions, phone 07527 405715 or go to Burns page on Facebook.
Fly pond: Ian Skilling 12 for 30lb 6oz, S Davidson six for 14lb 2oz, Richard Paton four for 10lb, Tam Boyle three for 7lb 8oz, A Murphy two for 5lb 10oz, H Leggat one for 2lb, A McKie two for 4lb.
Bait pond: J Paterson 10 for 22lb 8oz, Kim Dunnachie seven for 15lb 3oz, J Young three for 6lb 2oz, G Dunn four for 8lb 2oz, D Taylor two for 5lb 10oz, Rab Purdie two for 4lb 6oz, Mr Lothian two for 6lb 4oz.
SPRINGWATER FISHERY (Dalrymple): fly loch fishing well. Top catch was Mr Kerr from Castle Douglas whoreleased 12 rainbows. Best fly was a black rabbit.
Bait pond fishing great. Top catch went to P Jennings from Glasgow who bought a five fish ticket then came in for same again.
As he had caught his limit, he ended the day with 10 fish for 27 lbs. Best bait was yellow power bait.
F McGee had four fish for 6lbs 6oz caught spinning. D Scott from Mauchline had four fish for 9lbs 12 oz. Coarse pond was quiet.