The Coldingham Cup 2019

The Coldingham Loch Cup Dates & Rules 2019

Catch and Release Boat Fishing Competition

Two Heats and a Final.     20 anglers per heat with 10 going forward from each heat to the Final

Heat 1.   Sunday April 14th 2019

Heat 2    Saturday August 17th 2019

Final   Sunday 27th October                 (Reserve Day Saturday 2nd November)

Entry fees £32 per Heat and £32 for the Final. This includes bacon rolls at lunchtime and fishing fee.

Anglers can enter both Heats.

Prizes for Heat Winners and to 5th Place in the Final.


Fishery Rules plus;     Having fun and an easy going demeanour is compulsory!! No entries accepted without full payment.

Entries can be made at the Fishery  by cash or cheque, or by contacting by phone or email to arrange a bank transfer.

(email:; Tel: 01890 771960 )

No refunds issued although anglers who cancel can substitute another angler.

Catch and Release on Barbless Flies (Hooks that are de-barbed should be filed smooth.). Competitors to check each other’s flies with the cloth sample provided.   Fish to remain in the water when unhooking.  One point per fish and one point per hour session a fish is caught in.

Fish to count at the time of netting.   Number of fish to act as first tie breaker   Time of first fish as second tie breaker.

Coin toss for further ties.  Entrants can pick their boat on a first come first served basis but cannot pick their boat partner.

Boat Partners will be drawn from a hat.

Fishery opens at 07.30         Briefing at 08.30      Boats to leave the dock after the briefing

Fishing 09.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00

Only one rod to be set up in the boat.  A spare rod can be carried in a rod bag or tube.

Maximum of 4 flies per cast.

Size 10 hook maximum. Single hooks only. No tandems doubles or trebles.

No Anchoring unless specifically informed on the day. Drogues are advised but not supplied by the fishery.

Heats        09.00 to 12.00                  One hour Lunch                       13.00 to 17.00

Final          09.00 to 12.00                  One hour Lunch                      13.00 to 16.00

Start and finish on the signal.    Line is dead on the session end signal.


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