Linlithgow Loch Catch Report - 4/07/2022 – 10/07/2022

There were 30 boats out in the past week with 48 rods, 22 fish were kept, weighing 63 lbs, and 102 fish were returned.

Anglers out during the week 27th – 3rd July had great results with the fish coming to dry flies, buzzers, cormorants, diawl bachs, and traditional wets. Most fish caught were sub-surface.

The best catches for the week came to Alan Tennant with Gavin Dunn returning 7 fish, Ali Fyvie out with George Mackintosh returned 11 on Tuesday. Mr Graham also had a very good day returning 7 – one weighing 8+ lbs taking his line around the boat a few times 😀. On Thursday Trevor Gibson and his partner returned 5 trout into the loch. Ian Dobbie and his partner returned 9 trout to the loch; Robin Lambert fishing solo returned 4 fish caught sub-surface on a red-cheeked cormorant – see his tube video. Friday’s anglers found it harder going with Ali Fyvie and Mr McIntyre returning 2 fish each.


On Saturday despite the hot searing sunshine, Bothwell & Blantyre AC had 4 anglers keeping 5 trout for 11 lbs while Freddie Paddon and Mark Lawton fishing solo returned 6 & 5 fish respectively.


Sunday saw 5 anglers out in the heat with Trevor Gibson and his partner returning 19 rainbows into the loch.


We still continue to stock on a regular basis as seen on our Facebook page

Boats are available on most days for a full day or 4-hour sessions but to avoid disappointment please call 01506 671753 or book online in advance.

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