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Free membership for Young Anglers!

 

All young anglers (under 16 and/or in full-time education) can get free membership next season.  Simply contact the Secretary to get your membership pack.

 

Other subscriptions are unchanged for next season:

 

Adult members   £60

Senior members (65 and over) £30

 

If you haven’t yet arranged to pay by standing order, ask the Secretary

for a form.

 

 

Good news on salmon and sea trout

 

Catch returns received to date show encouraging numbers of migratory fish, with members netting over 60 salmon and 190 sea trout.  Better still, the great majority of these were returned, which augurs well for our future fishing.

 

However, fewer than half of members have sent in their catch return so far.  If you are one of those who haven’t - better late than never, send it in now.  

 

Final catch statistics will be published later.

 

 

Storr Lochs disappoint

 

Members reported disappointing returns from Storr Lochs.  Fish were hard to come by and there was a distinct shortage of larger specimens.  Following the survey carried out this year, the Committee sought further expert advice, but the reasons for the decline remain elusive.  

As an interim measure, we plan to resume stocking at the beginning of next season.  Details are yet to be finalised and will be announced later.

 

 

                                         

Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Magazine Angling Club of the Month

Bruce Sandison

Old Man of Storr

There can be few more dramatic places in the world in which to fish than amongst the

mountains and moorlands of Scotland’s ‘Misty Isle,’ the Island of Skye.

The Portree Angling Association offers access to some of the most productive rivers and

lochs in Skye,mostly to the north of Portree and including the famous Storr Lochs, guarded in the west by the long ridge of Trotternish and the much-photographed, magical, craggy,pinnacle of

The Old Man of Storr (535m).

 

Article courtesy of Fly Fishing & Fly Tying magazine and appeared in the magazine's April 2011issue.

 

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