TWO COMPETITIONS were held at Carlogie Dam Fishings over the festive season.
The first was the Dave Thoms Boxing Day Trophy. The anglers braved the cold conditions and the winner was Fraser Robertson, Forfar, who caught 23 fish weighing 65 lbs 12 ozs.
Runner-up was Dave Simpson, also from Forfar, with 10 weighing 26 lbs 12 ozs and third place went to Raymond Ferguson, Arbroath, with six fish weighing 14 lbs 7 ozs.
Other results were: Derek Birse, Forfar, five weighing 11 lbs 8 ozs; Colin Duncan, Forfar, five weighing 11 lbs 8 ozs; Ally Stewart, Dundee, two weighing 4 lbs 8 ozs.
The New Year Trophy was won by Dave Simpson, Forfar, who caught 15 fish weighing 41 lbs 8 ozs.
Runner-up was Fraser Robertson, Forfar, 14 weighing 39 lbs 14 ozs and Bruce Thomson, Arbroath 12 weighing 32 lbs was third. In fourth place was Ally Stewart, seven weighing 17 lbs 9 ozs.
Other results were: Dave Roy, Barnhill, seven weighing 17 lbs 4 ozs.
On catch and release were: Ally Stewart, Dundee, 20 plus on various lures; Dave Moodie, Carnoustie, 16 on various lures; Dave Simpson, Forfar, 20 plus on various lures; Keith Prior, Barry, 14 on lures; Dave Mahoney, Dundee, 14 on buzzers; Wayne Scott, Dundee, 12 on a cat’s whisker; and Brian Main, Carnoustie, 12 on a black and green fritz.
THE FISHING this week at Forbes of Kingennie has been steady with high winds and some heavy rain colouring the water but it hasn’t put the fish off too much.
The Boathouse has continued to fish well with most fish falling to lures such as the yellow dance, black and gold humongous and apps bloodworm taking most fish.
The Burnside has been the most coloured with most fish being taken on either black lures or the ever consistent orange blob, as the water clarity has improved there have been quite a few fish coming out on black buzzers as well.
The fish in the Bankside have nearly all been coming out to nymphs, small flashback daiwl bachs and hares ears being the top fly. The Woodside has been very consistent at the moment with nearly all the fish falling to power bait. Although the worm and the spinner are still taking fish.