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Anglers back for fly bank action

Anglers back for fly bank action

09/04/2010, by in Sport

A sure sign that spring was in the air occurred on Saturday when 15 fly fishers tackled up at the Tingwall boat shed for the first Shetland Anglers Association fly bank competition of the season.However, with a raw easterly wind coming across the loch one could have been forgiven for thinking th... Read more...

Hedgehog flies work well in the big wave

Hedgehog flies work well in the big wave

07/08/2009, by in Sport

There was a strangely subdued atmosphere at Mavis Grind on Saturday morning as fly fishers met for the penultimate competition in this year’s Shetland Anglers Asso-ciation fly bank league.Perhaps it was the tension coming to the fore as anglers were aware of just how close the league is with r... Read more...

Big turnout as anglers reach nitty gritty stage

Big turnout as anglers reach nitty gritty stage

31/07/2009, by in Sport

With only three competitions left in this year’s fly bank league we’re down to the nitty gritty now as far as gaining points for next year’s Bank Team is concerned.This was evidenced by the large turnout of 17 anglers who congrega­ted at the West Burrafirth junction last Thursday evening ... Read more...

Anglers see off Dounreay

Anglers see off Dounreay

17/07/2009, by in Sport

Last weekend Shetland Anglers Association hosted a visiting team of six anglers who represented the Dounreay Angling Club.The teams were in Shetland to fish a two-day bank fishing comp­etition for the Inter-Club Trophy.It was the 12th time the event had been fished and the results have trad... Read more...

Vaara is profitable for on-form Watt

Vaara is profitable for on-form Watt

19/06/2009, by in Sport

Another good turnout of 15 fly fishers assembled at the Bixter Hall last Thursday evening for round six of the Shetland Angling Association’s fly bank league.Despite the cyclonic winds and calm conditions all anglers were desperate for points and so were champing at the bit to get going.In... Read more...

Bobby’s Brown Palmer Muddler proves vital

Bobby’s Brown Palmer Muddler proves vital

12/06/2009, by in Sport

Despite the biting north wind spirits were high among the 16 anglers who assembled at Mavis Grind last Thursday evening for round five of the Shetland Anglers Association fly bank league.This was undoubtedly due in part to the fact that the irrepressible Alex Fullerton was making his comeback to com... Read more...

Fly fishers head to Yell

Fly fishers head to Yell

05/06/2009, by in Sport

A good turnout of anglers checked in on Saturday morning at the Ulsta ferry terminal to compete for the annual Shetland Anglers Associ­ation Excursion Trophy (Yell Lochs).This is the second fly or spin competition of the year. With spin fishers clearly dominating the trophy for the last few yea... Read more...