Fishing News Roundup 109

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Clubbiedean boss boasts five new boats

The Edinburgh Reporter

Story: Nigel Duncan

Local stillwater reports indicate that water temperatures are cooling and trout are being tempted. FAB and diawl bach are taking fish at Clubbiedean (pictured) near Bonaly along with black rabbit.
Boss Steven Johnson said there is no consistency but one angler was smiles better he when hooked into a 12lb trout. Johnson has acquired five new boats. Read more…

Great Balls of Fire

Story: Richard Wilson

Sweet memories: The high-summer days as July drifts into August. Cole Porter’s lazy, hazy, crazy days as time sprawls soporific in the warming sunshine. The beer and wine are on ice and all gently fusing in the company of old friends.  A river burbles nearby while an occasional splashy fish shows mid-riverWhat could be better? So that was going to be my theme for this article:  Chilled booze, cool friends and throwing the dog in (there’s no more enjoyable way to catch summer fish – more on dogs below). A comforting vision of an unfolding August caressed by warm nostalgia. Read more…

Fishing industry support “doesn’t go far enough”

Story: Lee Trewhela

Cornwall Council has voted to show its support for Cornwall’s fishing industry, but some councillors have criticised the motion as saying it says “nothing new” and will have no practical impact. A meeting of the full council on Tuesday, July 25 voted in favour of a motion put forward by councillors from across the chamber, including Mebyon Kernow, the Independents and the Conservatives, that its members recognise and note “the significant contribution made by Cornwall’s fishing industry to the Cornish economy, Cornwall’s ports and harbours, and our maritime communities”. Read more…

Boardhouse (Orkney) 2023

Video: Ken Bruce

Well, that’s it for now. See you on Sunday…

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