Weather relents for anglers at last

AFTER seven weeks of inactivity due to snow and ice, Carlogie Dam Fishings re-opened to anglers last Monday.

Among the early visitors, Wullie Thompson, Dundee, caught four fish, returned two and kept two weighing 4lb on lures; H. Finlay, Monifieth, caught three, returned one and kept two weighing 4lb 4ozs on lures; Keith Prior, Barry, caught eight, returned six and kept two weighing 4lb 8ozs on a blue and black; R. Ferguson, Forfar, caught and kept two weighing 5lb 8ozs on lures; W. Reilly, Dundee, caught and kept two weighing 8lb on a yellow and white lure; W. Currie, Dundee, caught and kept two weighing 4lb 8ozs on orange and yellow lure; B. Sinclair, Kirriemuir, caught three, returned one and kept two weighing 4lb 8ozs on lures; and Jim Wills, Dundee, caught nine, returned seven and kept two weighing 4lb 12ozs.

On catch-and-release, Dave Roy, Barnhill, caught and returned 20 on buzzers; Fraser Robertson, Forfar, caught and returned 20 on a yellow blob; Colin Cameron, Dundee, caught and returned 11 on bloodworm; Angus Dickson, Dundee, caught and returned seven on various lures; George Smith, Arbroath, caught and returned 14 on various buzzers; Dave Simpson, Forfar, caught and returned seven on buzzers; M. Clark, Forfar, caught and returned nine on a bunny leach; Dave Thoms, Carnoustie, caught and returned 14 on buzzers; Colin Tait, Forfar, caught and returned nine on a bloodworm; H. Cassiday, Dundee, caught and returned five on buzzers; Frank Ferrier, Arbroath, caught and returned four on a cat’s whiskers; and Chris Cooper caught and returned six on buzzers.