Anglers switch lures to cope with changing conditions


Anglers again enjoyed some tremendous weekend weather at Craigmore Fishery with cold conditions in the mornings keeping the fish down, bloodworm damsels and buzzers working.

However, when the temperature gets up in the afternoon dark olive and red dry flies working well.

Jonny McNeill 53 on 3 visits on bloodworm and the weed fly 1@6+Lb 7@5+lb and a lot 3-4lb. Leslie Beggs 27 on lures 1@6.8lb and 4@5+lb. John Hughes 11 on lures few 3+lb!

Gary Cruthers and Trevor Irvine 15-20 each mostly on drys a few on crunchers 5@5+lb each and Gary 1@8+lb. John McNeill 11 on buzzers, Gunter Schiefter 13 on damsels 1@6+lb and few 3+lb! Jimmy Irvine 11 1@4+lb and few 3+lb, Simon Kinley 16 on bloodworm and damsels 1@8lb 2oz 2@5+lb!

Tom Smith 12 1@6-7lb and 1@5.4lb, Mark Telford 13 on mixed flys 1@4+lb! Glen Madden 11 on mixed flys 1@4+lb, Andy McClelland 39 on 2 visits on bloodworm and lures 1@8+lb, 3@6+lb and all the rest 3-5lb. Ruth Arrell 10 on the weed 1@5.8lb, Sandy Dorien 12 on the weed 1@5+lb!

Michael Currie 12 with 1@6+lb Billy Hazalett 9 on drys and lures, Jeff Davidson 8 on shuttlecocks 1@6+lb! Davy Couples 8 1@5.8lb and 1@5lb on bloodworm and cats whiskers, Neil Wilson 7 with 1@8lb, 1@6+lb and 3@5lb, Jason Gibb landed 15 on bloodworm 2@6+lb and 3@4+lb! Noel Black 12 on lures and drys 2@5lb and 3@4lb.

Other nice fish caught included young Tom Turner 7+lb fish on a lure.