The Area is still Fishing well with lots of good sized Tope being landed.On Sat .Jose Williamson landed a nice Fish of around 50lbs out from Ardwell in luceBay and from Portlogan there have been a lot of good sized Tope Caught. From Portpatrick and Portlogan the boats have had some good sport with good sized Bullhuss,Tope,Spurdogs,Codling ,Pollack.Haddock,Gurnards and many other species being landed, From the rock Marks around Portlogan and Portpatrick there has also been a few nice sized Bullhuss,Smoothhhounds etc caught. Mackerel are still around allthough the strong winds scattered them a bit ,some still being caught in Lochryan and LuceBay as well as Portlogan.Lochryan Sea Angling Association held their 2 Day Festival on Sat 17th and Sun 18th Sept,the match was fished on Terrally Bay and Grennan Shore on Saturday ,and on Sunday the venue was Lighthouse Pt.Cairnryan. There were quite a few species landed on the Sat. Match which were Whiting,Dogfish,Pollack,Gurnards,Mackerel,Codling and 2 small rays but alas no Smoothhounds allthough some were landed earlier in the week.
Results for Sat. Match Zone A(Terrally) 1st Ken Mc Coy ( Sunderland) 2nd Adam Scholes ( Girvan) 3rd Raymond Garrett(L.S.A.A) 4th Allan Mc Lelland ( L.S.A.A) Zone B (Grennan) 1st Chris Stringer(N.East England) 2nd David Little( Castle Douglas) 3rdNeil Cutler( N.East England) 4th Eric Mc Lean ( L.S.A.A)
Results for Sun.Match ( Cairnryan) Zone A 1stNeil Cutler(N.East England) 2nd Ken Mc Coy (Sunderland) 3rd Gareth Gardener(Sunderland) 4th Mark Dewar ( L.S.A.A) Zone B 1st Colin Bell ( N.EastEngland)2nd Gav Owen( N.East England)3rd David Neil ( Saltcoats)4th Barry Scholes ( Cumbria) Species caught included Dogfish,Whiting,Codling,Mackerel,Dabs and Flounder etc
Overall Winner of the 2 days was Ken Mc Coy ( Sunderland) whom also won the Stenaline Ferry Ticket 2nd went to Neil Cutler and 3rd to Colin Bell both from the N.east England.
The Superpool Prize a Penn Mag for the longest Fish other than Dogfish was won By Raymond Garrett with a Codling and the best L.S.A.A Angler over the 2 Day Event was shared between Mark Dewar,Eric Mc Lean and Raymond Garrett.
The Juniors that fished the event never managed to land a sized fish , but justice was done when Aimz Clark,s name was drawn out as the overall junior winner for the weekend, Aimz landed an undersized Fish on the next peg to me on the Sunday, however all the Juniors that Fished the Event received Tackle Prizes,I would like to thank all the Tackle companies whom helped us out with prizes,Pure Fishing ,Daiwa,Leeda.Fog Fishing,Ultima,MasterlineWalker,SwiftFishing Tackle,Vass Textiles,and many more, you know who you are and also thanks to Stenaline our Main sponsors and Zone Sponsors Billy Paton ( South West Plant Hire), Martin Lock ( S V M Port Services) and The Sports Shop,Stranraer also thanks to Paul and Andrea Agnew of The Commercial Inn,Stranraer for the use of their premises.