Monikie Angling Club

"Probably the best value fly fishing in Scotland!"

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Let fellow fly fishers know how you got on at Monikie

We're always keen to let everyone know how the fly fishing is going at Monikie Angling Club.
This page is updated every week. If you've had a good day at Monikie, why not drop us an email at mac@monikie-angling-club.org.uk to let us know how you got on? We’d be delighted to hear from you.
Please remember that once anglers have kept their allocated rod limit of fish they must stop fishing and leave the water.
Where fishing catch and release (using barbless or de-barbed hooks) anglers must stop fishing when they have their limit, and have released 15 fish.


To compare returns from last season, click here

WEEKLY RETURNS 2022

Week ending May 14

Successful Lines and Patterns included Floating, Midge Tip, Sink Tip, Fast Glass and Sinking lines with Copper Damsel, FABs, Buzzers, Cormorants, Clifton, Dawson’s Olive, Black Snatcher, Black Pennell, Kate McLaren, Diawl Bach, Bibio and Blobs.
One day was lost to high winds.

Island Pond, Day

13 boats (18 rods) keeping 67 fish for 123 lbs 3 ozs and returning 95

Island Pond, Evening

4 boats (6 rods) keeping 1 fish for 2 lbs and returning 60.

North Pond, Day

8 boats (13 rods) keeping 41 fish for 90 lbs and returning 57.

North Pond, Evening

1 boat (1 rod) returning all 4 caught.

Notable returns

J Wallace and D Selvey keeping 8 for 13 lbs 13 ozs and returning a brown trout at approx. 8 lbs.
J Gibb keeping 5 for 12 lbs 4 ozs and returning 10.
Visitors J Wood and partner keeping 10 for 20 lbs 8 ozs.
A Carmichael and C Warden keeping 10 for 20 lbs.
W Clark and D McIlravey keeping 10 for 18 lbs 8 ozs and returning 8.
D Roy returning all 12 caught.
K Robertson and J Geddes returning all 18 caught.
R Whyte keeping 5 for 9 lbs and returning 5.
R Grubb returning 10.

Week ending May 7

Successful Lines and Patterns included Midge Tip, Buzzer Tip and Sinking Lines with FABs, Black Buzzers, Yellow GAC, Ally McCoist, Green Pea, Alexandria, Booby and Cormorants.

Island Pond, Day

33 boats (56 rods) keeping 150 fish for 296 lbs 12 ozs and returning 317.

Island Pond, Evening

5 boats (6 rods) keeping 9 fish for 23 lbs 3 ozs and returning 4.

North Pond, Day

9 boats (14 rods) keeping 18 fish for 48 lbs 1 ozs and returning 109.

North Pond, Evening

4 boats (6 rods) keeping 14 fish for 32 lbs 15 ozs and returning 6.

Notable returns

A Phillip and C Ross keeping 2 for 4 lbs 2 ozs and returning 20.
S Richmond and Guest keeping 1 fish for 2 lbs 4 ozs and returning 25.
M Tidcombe and P Kilminster returning all 20 caught.
P Christie and G Keir keeping 3 for 7 lbs 8 ozs and returning 22.
R Laing and J Roberts keeping 3 for 6 lbs and returning 14.
R Grubb returning all 12 caught.
P Wakefield and F McKay keeping 8 for 21 lbs 3 ozs and returning 1.
J Geddes keeping 5 for 17 lbs 8 ozs and returning 10.

Clubs out

Perth RASC with 3 boats (6 rods) keeping 6 fish for 13 lbs and returning 47.
Perth Anglers with 3 boats (5 rods) keeping 30 fish for 59 lbs 6 ozs and returning 16.
Goth Fly Fishers with 6 boats (12 rods) keeping 46 fish for 83 lbs 15 ozs and returning 72.
ATSCC with 3 boats (6 rods) keeping 20 fish for 41 lbs and returning 5.

Week ending April 30

Successful Lines and Patterns included Sinking, Fast Intermediate, Fast Glass, Sink Tip lines with White and Green Lure, Black and Green Booby, Biscuit FAB, Orange FAB, JW Special, Dennis the Menace Buzzer, Black Buzzer, Hot Head Damsel and Nymphs.

Island Pond, Day

24 boats (38 rods) keeping 96 fish for 186 lbs 3 ozs and returning 86.

Island Pond, Evening

1 boat (1 rod) returning all 14 caught.

North Pond, Day

1 boat (1 rod) keeping 2 fish for 7 lbs 12 ozs and returning 7.

North Pond, Evening

1 boat (1 rod) keeping 1 fish for 2 lbs 8 ozs and returning 2.

Clubs out

Monifieth A/C with 3 boats (6 rods) keeping 9 for 1 7lbs 8 ozs.
Pitlochry A/C with 3 boats (6 rods) keeping 14 fish for 24 lbs and returning 1.

Notable Returns

H Lewis keeping 5 for 9 lbs and returning 3.
I Duffus and S Carmichael keeping 8 for 14 lbs 14 ozs and returning 1.
W Clark and D McIlravey keeping 10 for 18 lbs.
J Stuart and B Bosch returning all 14 caught.
K Giblin and B McLellan keeping 10 for 19 lbs 9 ozs and returning 8.
Visitors J Christie and K Graham keeping 10 for 19 lbs 8 ozs and returning 3.
M Tidcombe and P Kilminster keeping 7 for 15 lbs 2 ozs and returning 1.
R Keith on evening session returning all 10 caught.

Heavier Fish

A Murray with a beautiful rainbow of 5 lbs 12 ozs.

Week ending April 23

Successful Lines and Patterns included Sinking, Midge Tip and Ghost Tip Lines with Green Pea, Cormorants, Black and Green Booby, Pink Zonker, FABs, JW Special, Diawl Bach, Buzzers and White Lures.

Island Pond, Day

33 Boats (53 rods) keeping 102 fish for 190 lbs and returning 205.

Island Pond, Evening

1 boat (1 rod) returning all 7 caught.

Notable returns

J Gibb keeping 10 for 10 lbs and returning 10.
A Carmichael and C Warden keeping 10 for 20 lbs and returning 10.
R McLeary and S Fraser keeping 1 for 8 lbs 4 ozs and returning 21.
Visitors D Heenan and J Heenan returning all 20 caught.
B Ramage keeping 5 for 12 lbs and returning 7.

Clubs Out

Arbroath A/C with 5 boats (10 rods) keeping 42 for 64 lbs and returning 35.
Birkhill A/C with 5 boats (9 rods) keeping 6 for 12 lbs and returning 47.
Discovery A/C 3 boats (5 rods) keeping 8 fish and returning 22.

Heavier Fish

R McLeary 8 lbs 4 ozs.
J Geddes 4 lbs 8 ozs.

Week ending April 16

Successful Lines and Patterns included Intermediate, Sinking, Midge Tip, Sink Tip and Floating Lines with Humungous, Green Lure, Black and Green Lure, Black Hopper, Bibio, Orange Blob, Orange Fritz, Light Olive Damsel, Blue Bodied Cormorant, Dawson’s Olive, Sunburst Blob, Sedgehog, Hot Head Damsel, Ally McCoist, Buzzers, Snatchers, March Brown and Diawl Bach.

Island Pond, Day

3 Boats (71 rods) keeping 116 fish for 240 lbs 4 ozs and returning 358.

Island Pond, Evening (One Evening only)

Bailiff boat only out, keeping 3 for 8 lbs 2 ozs and returning 8.

Notable Returns

Visitors J Dryden and G Dear keeping 10 and returning 7.
S Reilly and K Bonnar keeping 10 for 27 lbs 4 ozs and returning 6.
D Roy keeping 1 for 2 lbs and returning 11.
M Tidcombe and P Kilminster keeping 10 for 19 lbs 8 ozs.
D Dutch keeping 5 for 9 lbs 8 ozs.
J Stuart and B Bosch keeping 3 for 6 lbs and returning 13.
Visitors J Dryden and D Westwood keeping 10 for 20 lbs and returning 11.
A Phillip keeping 1 for 2 lbs and returning 10.

Clubs out

CSSC Perth 5 boats (10 rods) keeping 8 for 14 lbs 15 ozs.
Perth RASC 2 boats (4 rods) keeping 5 for 10 lbs and returning 4.
DL AC with 8 rods (16 rods) returning all 205 caught.

Heavier fish

K Bonnar with a fish at 8 lbs 8 ozs and another at 5 lbs.
K Forbes with a fish at 8 lbs.
K Gray of DL AC with a fish of an estimated 10 lbs which was returned.

Week ending April 9

Successful Lines and Patterns included Sinking lines with Black and Silver Buzzers, Orange Blob Booby, Ally McCoist and Black and Green Booby.

Island Pond

(Two days lost due to bad weather).20 Boats (41 rods) keeping 66 fish for 126 lbs 2 ozs and returning 41.

Notable returns

D Roy returning all 13 caught.

Clubs out

Dundee West End A/C with 7 boats (14 rods) keeping 28 fish for 49 lbs 1 ozs.
Rannoch A/A with 4 boats (7 rods) keeping 11 fish for 21 lbs and returning 1.
ATSCC with 3 boats (6 rods) keeping 2 for 4 lbs 5 ozs.

Heavier Fish

D Borthwick 5 lbs 15 ozs.

Week ending April 2

Island Pond

35 boats (59 rods) keeping 151 fish for 355 lbs 8 ozs and returning a further 217.

Notable returns

J Gibb keeping 5 for 10 lbs 5 ozs and returning 5.
Visitor R Gardner returning 15.
P Christie and G Keir keeping 6 for 12 lbs 4 ozs and returning 12.
Visitor C Martin keeping 5 for 9 lbs 8 ozs and returning 10.
K Giblin and B McLellan keeping 10 and returning 5.
D Roy returning all 9 caught.

Clubs out

Arbroath Angling Club with 4 boats (8 rods) keeping 39 fish for 125 lbs and returning 60.
Dundee Angling Club with 7 boats (14 rods) keeping 48 fish for 97 lbs 10 ozs

Heavier Fish

K Robertson with an overwinter brown at 6 lbs 3 ozs.
V Webster with an overwintered brown at 6 lbs 8 ozs.
M Tidcombe at 7 lbs 5 ozs.
P Craft at 6 lbs 2 ozs.

Week ending March 26

Successful Lines and Patterns included Sinking and Midge Tip lines with Hot Head Damsel, Ally McCoist, Buzzers, Cormorants, Yellow Humungus, Black and Green Blob, Orange Blob, Black and Green Damsel and Boobies.

Island Pond

38 boats (51 rods) keeping 128 fish for 232 lbs 9 ozs and returning 305.

Notable Returns

J Gibb keeping 5 for 12 lbs 8 ozs and returning 5.
D Anderson returning all 12 caught.
J Tolmie returning all 12 caught.
K Robertson returning all 12 caught.
K Giblin and B McLellan keeping 10 for 22 lbs 8 ozs and returning a further 5.
W Clark and D McIlravy keeping 10 for 20 lbs 12 ozs and returning 10.
D Roy returning all 14 caught.
S McLeary and Guest returning all 22 caught.
K Whittle keeping 5 for 10 lbs 8 ozs and returning a further 8.

Heavier Fish

S McCleary with a fish at 6 lbs 1 oz.
J Stephen at 4 lbs 8 ozs.
R Laing with a fish at 7 lbs 4 ozs.

Week ending March 19

The new season got off to a terrific start with all 12 boats out on Opening Day, Saturday March 19. Successful lines and Patterns included Sinking, Slow Glass and Floating Lines with Buzzers, Cormorants, Small Lures and Boobies.

Island Pond

12 boats (24 rods) keeping 50 fish for 105 lbs 10 ozs and returning a further 62.

Notable returns

K Giblin and B McLellan keeping 10 for 17 lbs 14 ozs and returning 10.
D Roy and B Thompson keeping 2 fish for 12 lbs 4 ozs and returning a further 10.
G McRither and A Ramsay keeping 8 for 16 lbs and returning 2.
G Forteath and G McKay keeping 7 for 14 lbs 12 ozs.
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  • A classic drift over the North Pond. Photo by George Potts.

Get in touch

  • Address: Monikie Angling Club, Monikie Country Park, Dundee DD5 3QN.

Phone/email

  • Phone: 01382 370300 to book a boat.
  • email: admin@monikie-angling-club.org.uk

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