BURNS TROUT FISHERY
(Tarbolton): winners of the open pairs competition (fly or bait) were Ian Skilling (fly) and Kim Donnachie (bait) with eight fish for 21lb 7oz.
Second were I Gray (fly) and S McClelland (fly) with eight fish for 20lb 12oz. Third were A King (bait) and C King (bait) eight fish for 20lb. A total of 104 fish were caught. The fishery thank the Croft Garage in Tarbolton for their continued support.
Fly pond: H Diamond four for 14lb 3oz (one at 6lb), The Rev four for 11lb 6oz, C Gordon four for 10lb 8oz, J Barr four for 10lb 2oz, H Legget two for 4lb 8oz, I Jess two for 5lb 10oz, D Gordon two for 4lb 2oz, R Lyall two for 5lb, W Lyall two for 4lb 14oz, R Paton four for 9lb 10oz, R Williams three for 8lb, R Murdoch two for 4lb 15oz, C Jackson four for 9lb 1oz, Bin Rooney four for 9lb 10oz, J Anderson three for 7lb 8oz, J Bradley four for 9lb 15oz, J Larimer three for 7lb 9oz, T Boyle four for 9lb, J Logan four for 9lb 13oz, J Graham four for 9lb 3oz, G Yancouskie three for 7lb 5oz, W Collow one for 2lb 6oz, A Irvine one for 2lb 4oz, M Barr one for 1lb 8oz, R McCormack two for 6lb 8oz.
Bait pond: R Purdie five for 12lb 3oz, G Quaill four for 9lb 1oz, T Naysmith four for 9lb 2oz, C Henry four for 9lb 12oz, J Muir four for 8lb 13oz, Q Muir three for 7lb 1oz, L Millar three for 6lb, J Millar two for 4lb, J Young four for 10lb 12oz, C Young four for 9lb 10oz, D Hiddleston one for 3lb 4oz, S Harvey four for 10lb 6oz, N Milligan one for 2lb 9oz, B Fiffe two for 4lb 8oz, L Millar four for 8lb 1oz, J Thomas two for 4lb 2oz, D Black one for 2lb 3oz, Campbell two for 4lb 8oz, K McNulty two for 4lb 4oz, three-year-old Emma Wason one for 2lb 7oz, J McGurk two for 4lb 8oz, Jacob McGurk two for 4lb 8oz, B Wright one for 2lb, M Babington one for 2lb 8oz, F Wright one for 3lb.
COYLE WATER FISHERY
(Coylton): bait pond: Mr McCandlish from Ayr caught five fish weighing 10.5 lb, A. Miller from Troon five fish weighing 9.35 lb, D. Smith from Cumnock four fish weighing 8.75 lb, Mr Odonald from Kilmarnock two fish weighing 5.75 lb, J. Savage from Kilwinning four fish weighing 8.44 lb, Mr McKellar from Kilwinning caught two fish weighing 3.78 lb.
Fly pond: J. Austin from Auchinleck caught nine fish over two visits using pheasant tailed nymphs, Mr Grayson from Ayr eight fish using pheasant tails, Mr Edgar from Ayr seven fish using P.T.N, Mr Munro from Ayr seven fish using pheasant tailed nymphs, Mr McCulloch from East Kilbride six fish using various dry flies, D. Southgate from Prestwick four fish using a parachute c.d.c, M. Denton from Ayr four fish using a white cat, Mr Cairns from Greenock four fish using various buzzers.
(Dalrymple): fly fishing going well. George Black from Coatbridge had four fish for 9lbs 2oz and released another three. Brian Clark released six on drys.
Bait pond: Bobby Taylor from Ayr had three fish for 6lbs 8oz, Holly McNeish from Maybole, on her first fishing trip, had two fish for 4lbs 11oz. Not to be outdone, her boyfriend Callum Hill had a nice fish of 3lbs 5oz. Best bait was worm.
Coarse loch: plenty of skimmers and roach. Unlucky Colin from Kilmarnock broke two different rods on big carp. Third time lucky Colin.