Saturday, 30 May 2009


Mr Mats Johnson from Sweden kicked off his fly fishing career with this topper , Mats had less than an hour lesson with Jock Montieth on the art of Speycasting and then proceeded to hook,playand land this beauty,what a start Mats very well done.this was Dalmarnocks second 25lber this season.

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Underwater Fight

After 30 minutes the big fish was nearly ready for the net.

In the net

And here it is a 25lb cock Tay springer,congratulations Mats what an achievement.

25lber Released

And after an epic 40 minute battle the big Tay Springer swims of into the mirky depths.

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Sunday, 24 May 2009

Batman on the Tay

Bat catching Sedges on the Tay.
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Sandpipers Nest

A beautiful clutch of Sanpipers eggs.


Fishing the Inch Stream Pool and these wee Sedges started coming off the trees !!

Sunday, 17 May 2009

Inch Stream Pool

This is how the Inch Stream Pool was looking on Friday afternoon,one of the rods ( Mr Stevie O'Neil ) had a good pull below the cables on the Fly! no wonder what a beautiful Pool.

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Marc Newton

Here' s Mr Marc Newton playing his first Tay Springer on the fly,at the Dalmarnock Bank Pool,the fish was a beautiful 14lb long tailed sea licer,and Marc played it like a seasoned pro,very well done Marc.

Springer Action

And this fish wasn't going to give up easily.

14lb Springer

And here it is an absolute cracker! 14lb long tailed sea licer,well done Marc.

Sea Licer Returned

This one returned none the worse with it's encounter with Marc.

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Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Springer Action

Here's my first glimpse of this beautiful wee Springer hooked in the Inch Stream Pool.

More Springer Action

A last bid for freedom!

8lb springer

A bonny wee 8lber.

Springer Released

This wee fish wasn't going to hang around.

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