Wellsfield Trout Fishery Weekly Report for Week Ending: 4/3/07

The new Coffee Shop is now at the fishery serving a variety of hot drinks including Italian Coffees, Hot Chocolates and Teas.  

All 3 lochans are fishing well for fly fishermen and bait anglers.  The average trout weight was 3lb 2oz.  Many fish in the 4lb –5lb range were caught.  

Fly fishers are finding a floating line worked best with dancers, buzzers, nymphs and lures.  Bait anglers found spinners, powerbait and maggot worked best.

Two double figure specimens were caught – A nice 12lb 4oz rainbow for Mr Harper (Camelon) in his 5 for 24lb and a nice 11lb rainbow from the bait pond using Spinners for Mr Collins (Dunblane) in his 3 fish for 16lb. One Yellow £50 Prize Tag was caught this week.

Some of the better catches this week include:

Dow (Denny) 6 for 19lb,
Semple (Bannockburn) 5 for 17lb 2oz, best 6lb,
Thomson (Denny) for 17lb 4oz, best 5lb,
King (Falkirk) 5 for 17lb, best 4lb ,
Inglis (Alloa) 5 for 16lb 4oz, best 3lb 8oz,
Dodds (Larbert) 5 for 16lb 8oz, best 5lb,
Simm (Stirling) 5 for 16lb 4oz, best 4lb,
Hughs (Camelon) 5 for 15lb 8oz, best 4lb,
Liddle (Laurieston) 5 for 15lb, best 4lb,
Ferguson (Dunipace) 5 for 15lb, best 4lb,
Henderson (Alva) 5 for 15lb,
McInnes (B.O.Allan) 5 for 14lb,
McPherson (Greenock) 5 for 14lb,
Moore (Dunfermline) 5 for 14lb,
McNab (Carronshore) 4 for 11lb,
Moffat (Bonnyrigg) 4 for 10lb 4oz,
Miller (Leven) 4 for 10lb,
Boyle (Hamilton) 4 for 10lb,
Harvie (Glasgow) 4 for 13lb 12oz,

Chalmers (Falkirk) 4 for 10lb,
Dodds (Bonnyrigg) 4 for 9lb 8oz,
Devine (Bannockburn) 3 for 9lb 8oz,
Bennell (Dunfermline) 3 for 9lb,
McDonald (Falkirk) 3 for 9lb,
Cochrane (Hamilton) 3 for 9lb,
Storrie (Falkirk) 3 for 8lb,
Candlish (Fife) 3 for 8lb 8oz,
Dow (Oban) 3 for 7lb 8oz,

The fishery has now introduced a New 2 hr / 2 fish Parent & Child Ticket for bait and fly fishing in addition to the current 4hr / 4fish Parent & Child ticket for this season.

All angling club secretaries should note that club bookings for 2007 are now being taken for Wellsfield. Telephone (01324) 822800 or check out www.wellsfield.co.uk