WITH the general increase in temperature, the fishing on Lintrathen loch has improved considerably.

Fish are moving about the loch and holding about one to two feet down.

Big fish are being taken with the best recently being one at 6lbs 4ozs, taken by John Browning of Glen Isla.

Lintrathen member, Willie Milligan from Kirriemuir, did well with Snatchers, by taking 5 fish and returning 22.

Midge tips were doing the business with nymphs, snatchers and small dark flies.

Club results are as follows:- Pitcarmicck AC, five boats, 11 fish for 22lbs 2ozs; Brechin AC, ten boats, 35 for 66lbs 4ozs; Falkirk Municipal AC, nine boats, 32 for 51lbs 8ozs; Moncreiffe AC, three boats, 15 for 26lbs 8ozs; Perth AC, four boats, 23 for 38lbs; Tayside Police, two boats, 9 for 15lbs 12ozs; Blairgowrie & District AC, five boats, 15 for 24lbs 2ozs.

Individual boats: Tom Melville & Moira Ferrier, ten for 21lbs 4ozs; John Browning, five for 14lbs 4ozs; R. Peith & K. Byrne, nine for 16lbs 1oz; Mr Thom & Mr Thompson, six for 9lbs 10ozs; Willie Milligan, five for 10lbs 3ozs; Stewart & Moira Ferrier, seven for 15lbs; Gavin Ferguson, five for 9lbs; Messrs Browning & Campbell, five for 10lbs 8ozs.