May celebration at Carlogie Dam

DAVE Simpson’s May celebration took place at Carlogie Dam when 19 anglers caught 76 fish.

The pairs winners were K. Leckie, Airdrie, and J. Welsh, Forfar, with eight fishing weighing 27lbs 8ozs.

Other places went to: 2, G. Pattie, Forfar, and J. Adams, Shotts, with eight weighing 25lbs 4ozs; 3, T. Mclean, Coatbridge, and J. Cheetham with eight weighing 21lbs 14ozs.

Overall winner was J. Welsh, Forfar, with four fish weighing 15lbs 4ozs, his best an 8lbs 8ozs rainbow.

The angler to catch the first brownie was S. Duncan, Forfar, which weighed in at 6lbs 8ozs. The booby prize went to A. Clark, Forfar, who caught four weighing 7lbs 4ozs.

Other returns included: D. Bruce, Stirling who caught 15 and kept two weighing 7lbs on lures, his best a rainbow of 5lbs 12ozs; J. Strang, Stirling, caught 10 and kept two weighing 5lbs 12ozs on lures, his best a rainbow weighing 10lbs; G. Skelton, Arbroath, caught and kept two weighing 7lbs on an okay dokay; G. Thackham, Australia, caught and kept one weighing 2lbs 8ozs on a bunny leach; D. Whitecross, Broughty Ferry, caught six and kept two weighing 11lbs on lures, his best a rainbow weighing 9lbs; Jim Tait, Forfar, caught 11 and kept five weighing 20lbs on lures, his best a rainbow weighing 9lbs 8ozs; R. Ferguson, Forfar, caught 12 and kept five weighing 13lbs, and returned a 17lbs rainbow.

On catch and release this week were D. Moonie, Dundee, 15 on blobs; F. Robertson, Forfar, 20-plus on blobs; W. Beattie, Forfar, 12 on lures; Ally Stewart, Dundee, 16 on lures, his best a rainbow weighing 13lbs 8ozs; Dave Mahoney, Dundee, 14 on dries; C. Cameron, Dundee, 12 on buzzers; Dave Simpson, Forfar, 15 on lures; A. O’Rourke, Dundee, 13 on a black lure; G. Cheetham, Monifieth, 12 on lures, his best a rainbow of 7lbs 8ozs; and G. Cheetham jnr., Monifieth, 12 on lures, his best a rainbow weighing 11lbs 8ozs.