Floating lines to the fore

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Wellsfield Trout Fishery

Most fly fishers caught fish using floating lines or slow intermediate lines. Best flies this week: Coral Dancer, Black Minkie, Black/Green Nomad, Craft Eye Cats, Cats Whisker, HH Damsel, Diawl Bachs, Buzzers, fished with a floating lines and long leaders.

Bait anglers best methods. Best baits: Maggots, worms, Power Bait, Small Tobies.

Best catches for this week: P. Freathy (Alloa) nine for 21lb 8oz in two visits; J. Marshall (Stirling) seven for 21lb in two visits.

A. McIntosh (Dullatur) five for 18lb, best 5lb, in two visits; J. Milne (Alloa) five for 15lb; D. Ferguson (Dunblane) five for 15lb; W. Brownlie (Falkirk) five for 14lb.

G. Hoggan (Stirling) four for 12lb 8oz; D. Stewart (Lenzie) four for 12lb 8oz; A. Gibb (Falkirk) four for 12lb; I. Urquart (Falkirk) four for 12lb; W. Williams (Sauchie) four for 12lb; B. Eadie (Cowie) four for 11lb; C. Lillie (Airdrie) four for 10lb 8oz.

B. Davidson (Stirling) three for 10lb; C. McLintock (Stirling) three for 9lb 8oz; M. Barker (Stirling) three for 9lb 8oz; S. Preece (Bainsford) three for 9lb 8oz; G. Smith (Blantyre) three for 9lb; R. Cadona (Glasgow) three for 9lb; P. Johnston (Glasgow) three for 8lb 4oz; P. Quinn (Wishaw) three for 8lb; I. Laird (Falkirk) three for 8lb; G. McArthur (Gartcosh) three for 8lb; R. McAulay (Bannockburn) three for 8lb.

P. Quinn (Wishaw) two for 6lb 4oz; K. Hunter (Falkirk) two for 6lb; R. Brown (Falkirk) two for 6lb; J. Johnson (Coatbridge) two for 6lb; N. Bruce (Falkirk) two for 6lb; T. Gow (Sheildhill) two for 6lb; V. Robertson (Stirling) two for 6lb; R. Ainsley (Glasgow) two for 6lb; C. Reevie (Airdrie) two for 5lb 12oz; H. Morgan (Denny) two for 5lb 8oz; S. Keys (Cumbernauld) two for 5lb 8oz; E. McNaught (Bonnybridge) two for 5lb 8oz; N. McIntosh (Alloa) two for 5lb 8oz; T. McCormack (Stirling) two for 5lb.

R. Cairns (Moodiesburn) one for 12lb rainbow trout; T. Hanna (Falkirk) one for 6lb; R. Watson (Grangemouth) one for 4lb.

For more information on Wellsfield Trout Fishery call 01324 822800 or visit www.wellsfield.co.uk