Club member Colin McDonald was in France this week representing Scotland in the Five Nations Fly Fishing Championship. Fished to FIPS mouche rules, the Five Nations has become recognised as an excellent testing ground and preparation for team members from participating nations for the FIPS European and World championships. Colin is third from left in Read more about Caurnie’s Colin in Cap Call[…]
The Caurnie Campers put on their best bib and tucker for their first outing of the summer. Sunday 10 June saw the Caurnie Cavalcade head northeast to fish the very lovely Newton Farm Fishery in Wormit, near Newport on Tay. Stewart ‘Suggs’ Sutherland ended up top rod with twelve, but almost everyone had a good Read more about Newton Farm Outing[…]
After a heroic struggle of man against nature, a story as old as time itself, the Woodburn Heron, John Shaw, eventually prevailed, landing this beauty of an over-wintered Rainbow this morning on a Black Joe in Swan’s Bay. Tipped the scales at 4 lb 4 oz.
Here are some photos, courtesy of Adam Turner, of the stocking that took place on 27th March. We put in a total of 2,000 of the finest brown trout, over two separate stockings, of fish around a pound in weight and will top these up with some Rainbows in the summer. Thanks to everyone who Read more about Stocking – 27th March[…]
Not the very first osprey sighting of the year at the Loch, but it’s still pretty early, and a nice photo nevertheless. Member James Hendrie says “I was setting up to fish the loch yesterday morning when from the corner of my eye I saw a dark shape very quickly go past the sheds heading Read more about Osprey sighting[…]
Some wonderful aerial footage of Antermony Loch here, in the sunshine no less, taken from a drone-mounted camera on 19 March 2018. Thank you to member David McGhee and his dad Mark (who did all the hard work).
A Right Fishy Tale!!!! My friends Peter and Mark had taken Peter’s dad fishing one day to the Spey. Gilbert was quite happy to sit in one spot all day and trundle a worm for trout. They, however, were going to thrash away up stream. After a good day they all met up just below Read more about A right Fishy Tale!!![…]
A great big well done to Brian Munro and his team who have built some walkways over the marshy section of the bank in the Kilsyth end. It has always been a boggy bit of ground and hard going, so hopefully this is it sorted. And here is Brian’s work over the year being recognised Read more about Bridge over the River Kwai[…]
We will be exploring a series of trout flies that have stood the test of time, and some new kids on the block. Images and the pattern for each will be posted. With some, we will add a video of how to tie them. Number one is The Alexandra. This is a very old wet Read more about The Alexandra[…]
This is a story about club members, first published in Fly Fishing and Fly Tying magazine. A Club on the Wild Side by Graham Brown For many years my club, Caurnie Angling, has been more of a group of individuals rather than a full blown club, so a few of us decided to rectify this. Read more about A Club on the Wild Side[…]