Monikie Angling Club

"Probably the best value fishing in Scotland!"

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Club badges available now!
Metal – £1.50, Cloth – £7.25.
Email: mac@monikie-angling-club.org.uk
Or ask at the bailiff’s hut.

Catch the latest Club News!

Club stalwarts remove boats from North Pond

On what turned out to be a beautiful, calm day, last Sunday, November 4, all six boats were removed from the North Pond.
The boats were given a general tidy up before being stored for the winter.
Any maintenance required will be undertaken during the coming months.
Club president, Ian McLean, would like to thank everyone who came to help.
That help is much appreciated.
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Works starts to clean out boat number 6 (above), and, right, Brian blasts the floorboards with the power washer – while the others stand well back to avoid a drookin’!
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Willie hooks a cracker!

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Willie Milne (pictured safely returning the fish) caught this magnificent rainbow on the Island Pond on Monday, September 17. The reel he placed beside it in the net is four inches in diameter, so you can estimate the length of the body. Surely the biggest fish – reckoned to be eight to ten pounds – caught this year.
Congratulations, Willie, and good that you returned it to the water, as perhaps all specimen-sized fish should be.

DI 5 line sweeps Neil to club championship

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The Club Championship was held on Friday, May 25, with Neil Anderson triumphant.
There was a full turn-out for what was a highly competitive competition, fished in difficult weather conditions with gusty NE winds.
Kenny Dickson was a close second, and Aaron Philip third.
Neil kept two fish for 3 lb 11 oz, and returned five (10 lb) for a total notional weigh-in of 13 lb 11 oz.
Among other tactics, Neil had five rainbows, fishing a DI 5 sweep line with a Buzzer between Boobies, and two on a floating line with Hare’s Ear and CDC.
Kenny kept two fish for 4 lb 6 oz and returned four (8 lb) for a total weigh-in of 12 lb 6 oz.
Aaron kept two fish for 3 lb 12 oz and returned two fish (4 lb) for a total weigh-in of 7 lb 12 oz.

Peter’s so proud of his big brownie

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When Peter Craft set out for what he imagined would be a normal day’s fishing on the Island Pond, he had no idea his outing would catch him a possible fish of the month.
But this fish wasn’t just another rainbow, not even just another brownie.
No, Peter hooked into a beautiful 4 lb 14 oz "tagged" Brownie, which won him a fishing voucher.
The monster brownie took a Diawl Bach nymph, fished on a 3ft sink tip line.
Peter had made a shrewd decision to fish away from other boats, and drifted right across the middle of the pond.
That’s when the monster struck, bringing a huge smile to Peter’s face.
Well done, Peter.
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  • On opening day, the club was presented with a magnificent rod rack by Kathleen Brown (centre) in memory of her husband Colin, our great fishing friend, and committee colleague.

(NB – archived news from last season can be found here)


Competitions for 2018

The dates for this year's club championship are:
Heat 1 - Friday 11th May 2018
Heat 2 - Tuesday 15th May 2018
Final - Friday 25th May 2018
Stuart Brymer Trophy - 1st June 2018
* All results posted below *

Half Day Sessions

The committee has decided to continue the half day sessions introduced last season. These will be open to club members only and it is proposed they will begin in May.
Session times:
09.00 - 12.30
13.00 - 16.30
Prices:
£10 for a single member
£20 for two members
There is a two fish per rod limit.
Bookings can only be made a maximum of 24 hours in advance and will be dependent on boat availability especially at weekends. One booking per day per angler. Normal full day boats will still be available at the normal price and booking arrangements.
We hope these new sessions meet with your approval and the trial is a success, giving members the opportunity to fish shorter sessions.Please co-operate with the bailiffs until we all get used to these new arrangements. The committee will reserve the right to cancel or amend these sessions as necessary.

Visiting Club Bookings

Please note that visiting clubs wishing to fish Monikie waters should now preferably make their bookings by email to Peter Craft at club-bookings@monikie-angling-club.org.uk

Heaviest Fish of the Month

The winners of the heaviest fish of the month contest 2018 are:
April – J Whyte with a fish of 3 lbs 3 ozs.
May – P Craft, 4 lbs 14 ozs.
June – G Bruce, 4 lbs 15 ozs.
July – J Donnelly (Visitor), 4 lbs.
August – T McKay, 3 lbs 12 ozs.
September – H Anderson, 4 lbs 10 ozs.
October – D Roy, 3 lbs 13 ozs.
The David Keil Roy Memorial Trophy, for the heaviest fish caught by a pensioner, was won by George Bruce with a rainbow trout weighing 4 lbs 15 ozs.
That magnificent fish also won George The Eric Jeffrey Memorial Trophy for the heaviest fish of the year.

Monthly Prize Draws

Rod, reel or line Winners
The winners of the monthly prize draw, kindly sponsored by Angus Angling are:
April - G. Bremner
May - H. Lewis
June - J. Lorriimer
July - I. McLean
August - D. Inglis
September - I. Walton
October - J. Gordon

Box of Flies Winners
The winners of the monthly draw for a box of flies, kindly tied and donated by Wullie Thomson are:
April - G. Grimmond
May - J. Gibb
June - G. Begg
July - B. Beveridge
August - G. Potts
September - G. McKay
October - J. Manson

2018 Club Championship

Winner - N. Anderson
Runner-up - K. Dickson
3rd Place - A. Philip

2018 Stewart Brymer Trophy

Winner - D. Brown
Runner-up - A. Murray
3rd Place - K. Giblin



Get in touch

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

Phone/email

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