Wellsfield Trout Fishery Weekly Report for Week Ending: 2/4/06

Bonanza fishing was had with many anglers having a red-letter day at the weekend.  The catch rates are sky high at the moment due to the increased pre-season stocking programme and many anglers bagged their limits over the course of the week.

The two fly ponds and the bait & spinning pond are fishing extremely well at the moment with many fish in the 3lb – 5lb range with a few larger specimens in the 8lb – 12lb range. The fishery is also now open till 7pm 7 days a week for evening sessions.

Four specimens were caught this week - a 12lb 12oz rainbow for G Petrie (Falkirk) on Damsel in his 4 for 24lb from the middle fly pond. Keith Hunter (Tullibody) had 11 fish in 3 visits for 40lb 8oz, best 8lb 8oz on Sunday. Martin Dempsey Junior (Banknock) landed a cracking 8lb 8oz fin-perfect rainbow on Tuesday in his 4 for 16lb 8oz.  D Smith (Camelon) landed a fine 9lb over wintered rainbow from the bait pond using a Taz in his 3 for 16lb.  1 Yellow Tag worth £50 was caught by lucky angler A Sharp (S'Muir) using a Green Damsel.

Some good baskets this week included:
Graeme Dow (Denny) 8 fish for 26lb in 2 visits, best 5lb, J Vann (Stirling) had 7 for 21lb in 2 visits,
P Young (Denny) 5 for 19lb, best 7lb, R Adamson (Falkirk) 5 for 17lb, best 6lb 8oz, Mr Barlow (Bathgate) 5 for 16lb, best 5lb using powerbait, Willie Martin (Stirling) 5 for 15lb 8oz, S Valentine (Denny) 4 for 10lb on bait, D Horn (Stirling) 4 for 10lb 12oz, G Fisher (Kelty) 4 for 10lb 8oz, Mr Meechan (Kincardine) 4 for 11lb, Mr Forsyth (Clackmannan) 4 for 13lb 8oz on bait, Mr O'Connor (Bishopbriggs) 3 for 9lb 8oz, best 4lb, I Hepburn (Plean) 3 for 9lb, Mr Wood (Falkirk) 3 for 9lb, Mr Mailley (Stirling) 3 for 8lb 4oz on bait, P O'Connor (Bishopbriggs) 3 for 8lb, C Tevan (Stirling) 3 for 8lb, A Robertson (B of Allan) 3 for 8lb 8oz, J Cameron (Falkirk) 3 for 8lb 8oz, R Frazer (Denny) 3 for 8lb on bait, P Boyle (Alva) 3 for 8lb 8oz, A Pirie (Sauchie) 3 for 8lb, D Turnbull (Alva0 3 for 9lb, J Kirkwood (Glasgow) 3 for 8lb 3oz, R Codona (Glasgow) 3 for 8lb, P Johnstone (Glasgow) 3 for 8lb, G Harris (Edinburgh) 3 for 9lb, C Muirhead (Stilring) 3 for 8lb on bait, C Boyde (Falkirk) 3 for 8lb.

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