A few people have been in touch about the end of season dates. As a reminder:
The trout season has now finished (6th of October was the last day).
Fishing on the Allander Water has now finished (30th of September was the last day).
The last day for Salmon fishing on the Kelvin will be the 30th of October. The season will start again on the 11th of February.
If you see anyone fishing on a Sunday or fishing the Allander, please let me know.
Catch and ReleaseSo it’s C&R for the remainder of the season. Here is some advice from the Angling Trust on best practice.
Some pictures from today’s Kick sampling. Thanks to Lesley Gregg (CRF), Jim Burns, Stuart Bagget and Allan Twigg (FORK) for their hard work.
Hi chaps, we are now on Facebook.
Actually we have been on Facebook for ages but never done anything about it however recently decided that it was time to kick it into shape and get the ball properly moving.
What this means to you if you “like” the page:
- Updates from here will appear in your newsfeed instantly
- You will get up to date info on work parties and meetings.
- It is yet another way to contact us with any issues, problems or comments – we are especially proud of the fact that we are one of the easiest associations to contact.
- You can share your own photos with us.
- Other stuff, the usual facebook stuff.
So, if you have not done so please head over to out facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RiverKelvinAnglingAssociation and like your association.
Please like our page on Facebook to receive updates and information regarding the Association.
Thanks to everyone that reported the blockage in the Salmon Ladder, it’s good to know there are people keeping an eye on it. Davie Craigie and I went up and managed to clear it at the weekend, after several attempts with ropes, grappling hook and a two ton puller!
Here are some before and after pictures.
Here you can see the blockage
Massive log trapped just below the surface
Success! The dislodged log floating away
Looking up the ladder. You can see the recent repairs to the wall
One from last year showing the wall prior to the repairs
With thanks to Alan Atkins for liaising with the Garscube Estate on this matter. The Estate paid for, and installed the signs and lifesaving equipment.
We have had a complaint from the one of the residents regarding anglers parking in the private car park adjacent to the flats. Please remember that members cannot park on private roads or in residents car parks along the river. I had an incident where a member thought it was OK to park while he was just down for a look, this is not the case.
No parking at anytime in any residents car parks or private land. Stick to the public roads.
With the water so low the conditions are perfect for some maintenance. With this in mind we will be holding a work party on Sunday (21st), 11am start. We will meet at the old flint mill upstream from Belmont Street. Refreshments will be provided. Wear old clothes and bring work gloves I you have them.