The past couple of mornings have had a distinctive feel of autumn to them. There has been a touch of what TV weather forecasters call grass frost.
It has been necessary to unearth the scraper to clear the car windscreen and a visit has been made to the garden center to purchase a new lightweight (the old one was awfully heavy) leaf vacuum.
The water temperature at Lochter Fishery in Oldmeldrum has dropped to 11’C which is very comfortable for the trout who relish the cooler conditions and become much more actrive.
Graeme Garioch from Dyce found plenty of active fish on his recent visit and recorded an impressive score of nineteen using the appropriately named Sir Alec Ferguson Fly.
Also finding plenty of fish hitting the back of his landing net was Gilbert Cheethan Jnr while Cliff Collie from Ellon’s cat whisker was spot on allowing him to grass seventeen.
It was nice to see the Frigate Bar anglers back in action. Mike Frost using a yellow dancer played a stormer keeping three and returning five.
Lures have been favored during the past week with buzzers well worth a cast in the middle of the day when things have warmed up resulting in hatches of flies.
This is likely to be the pattern as long as the good weather remains.
The past couple of mornings have had a distinctive feel of autumn to them. There has been a touch of what TV weather forecasters call grass frost