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Colder temperatures encourage the fish at Delgatie


By David Porter

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The dropping temperatures bought the fish on at Delgatie Trout Fishery.

Early in the week there was a steady rise through out the day fish taking readily on dries , wets, and suspended emergers.

Towards the tree line, daddies, sedges and beatles took fish.

Later in the week when the wind got up, gold or black fritz with nomads and montanas were popular after which the fish turned to wotsits (mop fly).

Conditions at present mean the water at Delgatie is currently very clear.

Scott Brown and Laura Dixon take in their catch
Scott Brown and Laura Dixon take in their catch

It was good to see a group of anglers lead by Scott Brown and Laura Dixon fishing into the evening and having a good time around a controlled camp fire, then up again at daybreak to continue the battle - this was by special arrangement.

In total footfall was down a bit with 38 fishers attending, with 182 fish caught.

There were eight blanks this week with six bags of one or two fish.

The doubles seemed elusive this week with only one been caught at 12lbs by Mr D Wright (Snr), however plenty of fish between the six and eight pound mark being caught.

Bags of the week go to Ian Brown (20) , Graeme Gauld (17), and Peter Cowie (15).



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