Author Archives: Gareth & Carmel

The Coldingham Cup

The Coldingham Cup. Catch and Release Boat Fishing Competition Two Heats and a Final.     20 anglers per heat with 10 going forward to the Final Heat 1.   Sunday October 14th 2018 Heat 2    Saturday October 20th 2018 Final   Sunday 28th … Read more

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6th – 19th August 2018

A definite swing in the weather coupled to the new aeration system up and running has produced a turn- around in fortunes. Wetter, cooler conditions mean that the water temperature is now sitting at around 13 degrees C which for … Read more

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23rd July – 5th August 2018

This last fortnight has again seen the continuation of warm weather however we have at least had some spells of rain here at the loch, though nowhere near the amount that we need to get the level back to normal, … Read more

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9th – 22nd July 2018

As this unusual and very dry weather continues, so does the challenge of catching good numbers at this time of the year. No matter who we speak to, it seems that all fisheries and even the ones located at higher … Read more

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25th June – 8th July 2018

I was speaking to a guy the other day and of course the topic of conversation was mainly about the weather and the prolonged period of hot, dry weather that we’ve been experiencing. His reply to me was that in … Read more

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11th – 24th June

This last period has seen in mid-summer’s day and as always this time of year the flaming June phrase can be applied to this last fortnight. A mixed bag of weather conditions – strong winds, cool days, warm days, misty … Read more

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28th May – 8th June 2018

Well, the haar continued for most of the following week since out last report but surprisingly this did not seem to hinder the catch rates. For almost 6 days we were hardly able to see the loch from the shore … Read more

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14th – 27th May 2018

Low cloud, sea mist, frett or more locally know as a haar, has dominated proceedings for the past three days with the odd glimpse of the loch being granted now and then. Despite the cloud cover catching has remained very … Read more

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30th April – 13th May 2018

With the worst of the weather hopefully behind us now it’s time to look forward to a more settled period of fishing. Buzzers fished as a straight line or in the style of a washing line using a FAB or … Read more

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16th – 29th April 2018

It’s been buzzer time! When you read through the catch returns there are two recurring themes, buzzers and dries. A lot of people have had great success fishing the washing line using something like a FAB on the point followed … Read more

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