Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Mr Robert Leonard

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Here's Mr Robert Leonard playing a cracking Hen Salmon in the Ram's Horn Pool on Dalmarnock.

Robert's 14lber

What a beauty!

Robert's Fish Returned

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And off she swam to carry on her journey upstream,very well done Robert.

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Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Mr David Carr

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Here's Dalmarnock Beat owner Mr David Carr playing his first of two fish in the Summerhouse Pool on a Pearl n Pink Tomic.

Mr David Carr

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David plays his second fish on the Pearl n Pink Tomic.

Mr David Carr

David with two beauties from the Summerhouse Pool,well done David.
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Robert;s Fly Caught Salmon

Robert's first Salmon on the fly at Dalmarnock Bank Pool,well done Robert.

Mr Robert Carr

video After 20mins of speycasting lessons Robert hooked,played and landed his first fly caught Salmon,if only it was easy as this more often!very well done Robert.

Mr Leo Orlas

Here's Mr Leo Orlas from Sweden with a cracking fly caught Autumn salmon from Dalmarnock.
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Thursday, 24 September 2009

Mr Frank Bell

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Frank's fish almost ready for the net.

22lber from Dalmarnock

Here's a very happy Mr Frank Bell with a cracking 22lber from Dalmarnock Bank Pool,unfortunately before I could hit the play button for the return footage Frank let go the fish and off it swam!well done Frank.
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8lber in the Glide

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By the time I arrived John was just about to beach his fish!

Mr John Adamson

An 8lber,well done John.

8lber released

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Well done John,another goes back at Dalmarnock.

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Sunday, 20 September 2009

Mr James knight

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Here's Mr James Knight playing a 26lb Salmon on the Fly in the Stepps Pool at Dalmarnock.

26lber on the Fly

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This was a real powerhouse of a fish.I thought at one point we were going to have to get back into the boat and follow it into the Glide Pool.

26lber on the fly

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After 45mins I didn't know who was going to tire first Jim or Fish!

James big fish

What an absolute beauty! congratulations Jim on landing you're biggest fish to date after fifty years of fishing.

26lber released

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Jim's big fish released back to the Tay to carry on it's journey,very well done.

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16lber Ram's Horn

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Here's Gordon Pollock with a big cock fish on the fly rod in the Ram's Horn Pool.

Gordy's 16lber

Gordy with a cracking cock fish.

16lber released

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Gordy's 16lber carries on it's journey.

Mr John Van Kalkeren

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Here's Dutch angler Mr John Van Kalkeren playing his first Tay Salmon.

John's 10lber

Here's Mr John Van Kalkeren with his first Salmon from Dalmarnock.

10lber released

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John's fish goes back,well done John.

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John's fish

Here's Mr John Van Kalkeren with a lovely 11lber from Dalmarnock.

John's fish released

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John's fish being released,well done John.

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Sunday, 13 September 2009

Alec Badenoch

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Here's 14 year old Alec Badenoch playing his first ever Salmon.

Alecs fish

Here's young Alec with father David and brother Tom.

Alec Badenoch

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Alec's fish being returned,well done Alec.

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Sunday, 30 August 2009

Canada Geese

Canada Geese on Dalmarnock. Click photo to enlarge.

Otters

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When we were out Harlin Tillie spotted these two Otters playing in the Inch Stream Pool.

Sparrowhawk

Wood pigeon for lunch! click photo to enlarge

Sunday, 23 August 2009

Dereck and Drew Todd

Here's fishing brothers Dereck and Drew Todd with Dereck's first fish from Dalmarnock,well done Dereck,hopefully Drew's will follow follow shortly.
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Tuesday, 11 August 2009

13lber in the Glide

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This fish gave a great account of itself.

13lber in the Glide

Under water fight

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It gets a wee bit tricky trying to underwater video and play an angry cock Salmon at the same time, must try harder!

13lber

What a scrap! a well rested 13lb cock fish.

13lber released

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And here it is going back,unfortunately this release footage didn't go to plan.

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Sunday, 9 August 2009

The Stepps Pool

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A wee Grilse splashing about in the Stepps Pool.

4lb Grilse

A perfect wee 4lb Grilse.

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Kenny Sheridan

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Here's a very good friend of mine Mr Kenny Sheridan playing his first ever Salmon in the Glide Pool on Dalmarnock,as you can see Kenny played the fish like a seasoned pro, congradulations on hooking,playing,and landing you'r first salmon Kenny and hope many more follow.

Nearly there Kenny !!

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Kenny's fish almost ready for the net.

kenny's 9lber

And here it is, a plump 9lber very well done kenny

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Sunday, 2 August 2009

Mr Gerry Malarky

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Prior to landing this 10lber Gerry lost a cracking 5lb fresh Grilse which was more out the water than in,he then pro ceded to land another 12lber very well done Gerry.

10lber

Safely in the net.

10lber released

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And off it goes! well done Gerry.

Colin Gordon

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Here's a very good friend of mine Colin Gordon playing a beautiful 12lb sea licer in the Summerhouse Pool, Colin hooked the fish in the prolific Glide pool, when hooked the fish turned and made one very powerful 60yd run downstream and over the barrage,well done Colin for holding on!!

12lb sea licer

What a beauty! a 12lb sea licer well done Colin.

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Sunday, 26 July 2009

14lb Cock Salmon

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Here's Mr Robert Campbell from South Africa playing his first Tay Salmon in the Glide pool on Dalmarnock.

Mr Robert Campbell

And here it is a 14lb cock Salmon, Robs first from the Tay very well done Rob.

14lber returned

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And away he goes to carry on his journey.

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Thursday, 23 July 2009

John Adamson

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Here's Mr John Adamson playing a very lively 12lb sea licer in the Glide pool on Dalmarnock,John lost another two fish prior to landing this topper.

Sea Licer

And they don't come much fresher than this beauty,a 12lb long tailed sea licer well done John.
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Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Stepps Pool

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At the tail of the Stepps it is deep and turbulent, so when Gordon hooked this fish he new he had a battle on his hands! and he was right.

Stepps Pool

This fish was a real powerhouse.

To late

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Just as i hit the play button the fish gave a powerful kick and it was off ,well done Gordon.

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Mr Nick Dover

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Here's Mr Nick Dover playing a lively wee 4lb sea liced Grilse in the Stepps pool on Dalmarnock.

4lb sea liced grilse

A perfect 4lb Sea liced Grilse well done Nick.

4lb Grilse

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And here's Nicks Grilse being released.

Friday, 17 July 2009

7lb sea liced Grilse

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This wee sea liced Grilse gave a great account of itself.

7lb sea liced Grilse


This was the second fish on Thursday a beautiful 7lb sea liced Grilse.
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8lber in the Glide

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There wasn't any guest's fishing on Thursday so i had a cast myself , here,s the first of two fish i landed in the Glide.

8lber in the Glide

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This wee fish put a good bend in the rod!

8lber released

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After a great scrap the wee fish swims off.

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Dr Sandip Datta

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Dr Sandip Datta playing a lively 9lb Salmon in the Glide pool.

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And after a quick examination from the Doctor the fish swims off with a full bill of health.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Alecs Fish


And here's the reason Alec's fish was so lively!well done Alec.
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Alec Mclean

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Mr Alec Mclean knew he had a lively one on right away in the Dalmarnock Bank Pool,then when he landed it we knew why!

9lb Salmon

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This was my second fish on Monday evening (9.30 and 10.00pm) this fish was in perfect order at 9lb,unfortunately the battery went and i couldn't photograph or video the return.

Deformed


And no wonder the fight felt strange!!if there was a a prize for the ugliest salmon then this wee sea licer must be in with a shout.