Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lomond System News – 29.05.2012.

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 20:56 River Leven. There were fewer catches reported in the last week, most certainly due to the low water level, bright conditions and less anglers on the river. However, on Wednesday 23 May, Stephen Gilfeather landed a 13lb salmon from the top pool and on Thurday 24th May, Scott MacFarlane successfully [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:54+00:00May 29th, 2012|Fishing Reports|

EGM 13th June 2012 – Members Survey.

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 14:20 EGM. An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Loch Lomond Angling Improvement Association, will be held in accordance with the Association's constitution and rules, on Wednesday 13th June 2012 at the Woodside Halls, Charing Cross, Glasgow. Entry will be by means of a current membership ticket only. The meeting will start at 7.30pm prompt. [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:54+00:00May 29th, 2012|Committee Blog|

Lomond System News – 22.05.2012 – First Spring Salmon Released on the River Leven – Voluntary Catch and Release Scheme Extended.

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 21:45 River Leven. On Friday 18th May, Leven angler Robert Russell successfully netted a 12lb spring salmon at the Glebe. The fish, caught on a flying-c, was duly photographed, fin clippings taken and returned to the river. It was witnessed by fellow angler Andy Patrick. Once Robert's claim [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:54+00:00May 22nd, 2012|Fishing Reports|

Lomond System News – 16.05.2012. First Salmon Returned

Submitted by admin on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 21:09 River Endrick. The first report of a salmon having been released this season has now come in. It didn't come from the River Leven or Loch Lomond as we would have thought, but from the River Endrick. On Monday 14th May, Chris Turner landed a fine 6.5lb [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:54+00:00May 16th, 2012|Fishing Reports|

Lomond System News – 08.05.2012

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 21:10 First Salmon of the season from the Loch. A particularly chilly bank holiday weekend, but Loch anglers are a hardy breed. For some it was indeed a very successful weekend..... On Friday 4th of May, Stuart McFarlane, a new member at VOLDAC set out from Balloch. Before [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:55+00:00May 8th, 2012|Fishing Reports|

Conservation – Preserving Your Future Sport

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 19:57 For many years the Loch Lomond Angling Improvement Association has managed its own hatchery operation. In 2008 the smolt programme was commenced.The following year the hatchery was closed and the operation outsourced to the north west Highlands where fingerlings and parr were reared for introduction to LLAIA [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:55+00:00May 5th, 2012|Committee Blog|

River Leven Clean Up.

Submitted by admin on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 08:52 Would all members please note that the River Leven Clean Up is scheduled for Saturday 12th May and Sunday 13th May. Meeting point: Bonhill Bridge at 10am on both dates. Work parties will concentrate on the following sites: Saturday 1. VOLDAC to Black Bridge (tow path) 2. [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:55+00:00May 4th, 2012|Committee Blog|

Lomond System News – 03.05.2012

Submitted by admin on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 11:50 River Leven Although April was generally a fairly quiet month it ended with definite signs of spring fish running into the system. On Friday 27th Chris Arthur landed a spring salmon at the Cables. The fish which, which was caught on the fly, weighed in at 12.5 [...]

By |2018-03-10T23:34:55+00:00May 3rd, 2012|Fishing Reports|