Nigel not short of catches at Linlithgow Loch

Angling at Linlithgow Loch on Saturday, April 3 saw Nigel Muckly and partner keep seven fish for 18lbs; best fly was a gold head damsel.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 9:36 am
Linlithgow Loch is a popular destination for anglers (Pic by Stuart Sommerville)

A group of local fly fishers kept 18 for 56lbs, mostly on damsels and blobs.

Trevor Gibson and partner kept six for 17lb, on buzzers. Mr Gibbons kept his four fish limit for 12lbs on damsels and Mr Sneddon returned 10 from the bank of black and green lures and intermediate line.

The next day, Jim Russel returned eight on yellow dancer and fast glass line. Messrs Wayne and Cram kept eight for 26lbs and returned six and Andy McAdam, fishing snakes in Peel Bay, returned 10.

On Wednesday, April 7, Mr Johnston returned 13 on black and green lures. Ross Paterson returned three. Loch helpers Gavin Dunn and Jim Russel decided to give the buzzers a swim and returned 22 fish for the boat.

Alastair Fyvie returned 14 on silver dancer and tequila blob and Mr Scott returned eight on various lures.

Last Friday saw some mixed results, Falkirk FC – with one boat – keeping four fish for 14lbs on buzzers. Andy Lumsden kept three for 9lb on buzzers, while Nigel Muckle returned nine on buzzers.

Messrs McDougal and McLean returned three on snakes and Mr Russell and Trevor Gibson returned 36, all on buzzers. They also killed four for 14lbs.

Ian Dobbie and partner returned 29 fish, also on buzzers, and Mr Wells kept four for 15lbs and returned a further seven, all on buzzers. Mr McIver and Mr Fyvie returned seven and five respectively on blobs and buzzers.

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