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Catches during 2017

Here is a selection of photos you have sent in. To have your own added, please email your photo/photos to donnie@ohft.org.uk and, in your email, please give some information (name of captor, date, weight of fish, method used, retained/returned, name of fly, name of loch/river) regarding your catch (max 200 characters).


Releasing a 5lb hen grilse to the Garynahine Boat Pool. The fish was hooked on Ross Macdonald's Mairi's Shrimp during August 11th


A 3lb-8oz cock grilse being released. The grilse was hooked on Ross Macdonald's Mairi's Shrimp during August 11th


Finlay Thomson hooked this 4lb grilse on a Capelin from the Bruton Stream (Fhorsa Fishery) on August 10th


This 3lb sea-liced grilse from Garynahine's Sea Pool was hooked on a size 8 Orange Muddler during August 11th


Alexander Peck with his first ever fly caught salmon (4lb). The salmon was hooked on a Goats Toe Muddler in Loch Barvas during August 9th


Robbie Bell with a fresh-run 4lb grilse from Loch Barvas. The grilse was hooked on a Park Shrimp Conehead on August 9th


Murdo Macaulay released this 5lb grilse during July 31st. The fish was hooked on a Calvins Conehead in the Junction Pool, River Creed


Bruce Mackenzie hooked this bonnie 2lb-3oz brown trout on worm during the Stornoway Angling Association's "Aline Trophy" competition on Loch Langabhat on July 29


A fresh-run grilse for Robbie Bell. Robbie hooked the grilse on a Park Shrimp (variant) tube, whilst fishing Loch Barvas during July 28



A nice brace (4lb-8oz & 8lb) from Loch Barvas for Willie Mackenzie. The salmon, which were released, were hooked on a Muddler and Tigertail during July 26


Mrs P. Green with a sea-liced 8lb-8oz salmon from the Bruton Stream (Fhorsa). The salmon was hooked on a Capelin fly on July 26th


An 11lb Loch Barvas salmon. Brian Davis hooked the salmon (which was released) on a Blue Muddler during July 26th


A first ever salmon for Miss C. Falconer. The 4lb grilse was hooked on a size 12 Silver Stoat at the Bruton Stream on the Fhorsa Fishery during July 22


This 3lb sea-liced grilse was hooked on a Willie Gunn by D. Watt whilst fishing the Bruton Stream (Fhorsa) on July 16th


Rosie Sullivan (aged 15) with a 2lb-8oz brown trout that she caught during the Amhuinnsuidhe Castle Estate junior open day on July 1st


An 8lb sea-liced salmon from Grimersta's First Stream. The fish was hooked on a Munro Cascade by J. Maciver on April 28th


A fresh-run 10lb salmon from the Bridge Pool on the Grimersta River. Philip Blair hooked the salmon on a Black & Silver Squid fly during April 26th

Catches during 2017


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Released - a stunning 6lb-4oz Loch West Ollay (South Uist) brown trout. Michael Heery hooked the trout on a Silver Daddy during Aug 21st


A 3lb fresh-run grilse from the Garynahine River. The grilse was hooked on a Mairi's Shrimp during August 17th and was released


Gillies Mackenzie released this 7lb cock salmon on August 17th. The salmon which was released, was hooked on a small Calvins Shrimp Tube fly in the Tagging Pool on the Garynahine River


A 6lb-8oz hen salmon hooked on a size 11 Calvins Shrimp by Gillies Mackenzie. The salmon was caught in Majors Pool on the Garynahine River during August 15th and was released


Releasing a sea-liced 6lb grilse to the Tagging Pool on the Garynahine River. The fish was hooked on a size 8 Orange Muddler during August 11th


Visiting angler Ryan Hutchinson about to release a 5lb-8oz grilse. Ryan hooked the grilse on a Pearly Muddler in the Garynahine Long Pool on August 11th


Murdo Macaulay releasing a 5lb grilse to the Long Pool (Garynahine) on August 11th. The grilse was hooked on a Calvins Shrimp




Ben Macaulay with his first and second ever salmon! Ben hooked both grilse on a Ross Macdonald Calvins Shrimp during a visit to the Garynahine Long Pool on July 29 and comendably returned both fish


A 7lb hen salmon being released. The salmon was hooked on a Stoats Tail from Grimersta's Loch One on July 29th





Innes Campbell released four salmon (4lb, 4lb, 5lb & 7lb-8oz) during a visit to Loch Barvas on July 26. Three were hooked on a Muddler and the other on a Park Shrimp


A. Green released this 4lb grilse during July 14th. The grilse was hooked on a Black Doctor in the Bruton Stream (Fhorsa).


Rosie Sullivan (aged 15) released this 4lb grilse that she hooked on July 1st during the Amhuinnsuidhe Castle Estate junior open day


J. Maciver releasing a 9lb-8oz salmon to the Bridge Pool at Grimersta. The fish was hooked on an Executioner variant during April 19th


Angus Macdonald with a well-conditioned brown trout from Loch Eirearaigh on opening day of the season. One of five he landed that day (four on worm & one on fly)

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