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The Edinburgh Mortgage Company Ltd
Tel: 0131 6609738
National Youth Fly Fishing Championship International Youth Team: If you are under 18 and interested in fishing in the National Youth Fly Fishing Championship or the Scottish Youth Team then contact Arthur Wilkie on 07889950031

Angling for Young People at the Lake of Menteith: click on Lake of Menteith for information on youth angling at the Lake of Menteith

Malcolm Group New Haylie Fundraiser

New Haylie Fishery hosted the Malcolm Group New Haylie Fundraiser on Sunday 26th February and it was won by Kevin Andrews with 13 trout.  James Hek was second with 10 and Scott Aitken was third with 8.

George Scott of sponsors Malcolm Group
presenting the winners prizes to
Kevin Andrews 

Parkview Fundraiser
Parkview Fishery - 18th February 2017

Jock Kettles was the top rod at the Parkview Fundraiser with a total of 14 fish.  Paul Watt was second with 13, Andy Dunn was third with 12 and Ronnie Gilbert was fourth with 11.  read more....

Jock Kettles receiving his prizes from
organiser Wullie Simpson
Scottish Loch Teams Fundraiser
Markle  -  11th February 2017

Darrel Young won the 2017 Loch Teams Fundraiser Cup with 6 fish.  read more...

Darrel with the trophy
Rod Licences  -  Press Release

03/02/17 12:19
Wild fisheries
Protecting the rights of anglers.

Anglers in Scotland will be shielded from increased costs. Proposals to introduce rod licences and a new wild fisheries levy will not be taken forward, Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced.

The Scottish Government has ruled out these measures as well as the criminalisation of freshwater fishing without written permission and proposals to overhaul the structure and remit of District Salmon Fishery Boards, following a consultation on draft provisions for a Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill and draft Wild Fisheries Strategy.

The Scottish Government will facilitate‎ work streams which encourage, empower and support the modernisation of fishery management, including the piloting of voluntary board mergers to identify any existing legislative issues. It will also develop a fishery management plan to trial any changes with boards and will also explore potential freshwater conservation provisions ahead of the introduction of a Bill to Parliament.

Ms Cunningham said:

“The Scottish Government is committed to supporting our famous and valuable wild fisheries, to modernise our fishery management structures and to establish a more secure and sustainable future for this vital sector.

“Our Wild Fisheries Bill will build on our significant conservation achievements to date, including the annual salmon conservation measures, Spring Conservation Orders, and the moratorium on coastal mixed stock fishery netting for three years.

“However it’s important that we represent the interests of our anglers, that’s why we have listened to the sector’s concerns around increasing costs and restricting access to fisheries and are ruling out the introduction of rod licences and a freshwater levy.

“We’ve heard through the consultation that these steps would limit the opportunities for our anglers and potentially discourage young people from taking part. Over and above this we will work with the angling community to identify ways to increase participation and to improve engagement across the sector.

“I am grateful for the considerable time and energy that the wild fisheries sector has given to date to help inform the programme of reform. We will continue to work closely with our stakeholders to make sure the legislation that is ultimately brought forward is robust and fit for purpose, so that anglers have confidence in the management and development of the fisheries that they depend on.”

Competition Entry Forms and AGM Papers

The 2017 competition entry forms and agm papers were posted to club secretaries on 18th January. 
Fundraising for the 2017 Scottish International Loch Teams


7pm for 7.30pm Start






Contact: Jock Kettles at  Tel: 07557443845
Cheques (payable to SANACC) can be sent to Jock Kettles, 10 St Annes Path, Lasswade, Midlothian EH18 1DR

Scottish International Loch Teams Cup  -  Markle Fishery 
Saturday 11th February 2017
Cost (Including lunch - £25)
Anyone wishing to donate prizes or put their name on reserve list please contact Jock Kettle at 07557443845 or to

Parkview Fishery, Fife
Saturday 18th February 2017
8.30am to 3.30pm
Cost (Including lunch - £25)
Anyone wishing to attend or donate prizes please contact Wullie Simpson at 07761155925 or to

Malcolm Group New Haylie Fundraiser
Sunday 26th February 2017
8.15am registration for a 9am start
Cost (Including lunch - £25)
Anyone wishing to attend or donate prizes please contact Alan Gilbert at 07774947393 or to


Champion of Champions
Sponsored by Snowbee, Lake of Menteith, Fly Tying Scotland, Loch Lomond Group and Keir Hardie Joinery

Allan Smith of Kinrosss AC is the 2016 Champion of Champions. In the final Allan caught 13 fish and won by one fish from Brian Mackenzie of Neilston FF.  Alan Steven of FAFA was third with 10 fish.  read more..

Allan Smith
Scottish Club Championship
Sponsored by The Lake of Menteith, Keir Hardie Joinery, Fly Tying Scotland, Glencairn Crystal, Loch Lomond Group
Final - 30th September 2016

The 2016 Scottish Club Champions are Tartan Tyers FF who were represented in the final by Shane Kelly, Alan Steven and Barry Tindell.  Tartan Tyers had 40 fish and finished ahead of Lintrathen FF  "A" who had 38 fish and Heriot AC who had 37.  read more...

Tartan Tyers FF team of
Barry Tindell, Shane Kelly and Alan Steven
Autumn International
Llandegfedd - 23rd September 2016

Scotland won the Autumn International with Ireland second, England third and Wales fourth.  read more.....

Scotland Manager
Gus Shepherd
Team Scotland - Gold Medal Winners Autumn International Llandegfedd 2016
top row: John Behan(IFFA President),  Grant Sutherland,  Derek Purves,  John Buchanan,  Stuart McLean,  Peter Auchterlonie,  Stuart Marklow,  Graeme Lynch,  Neil Anderson,  Gus Shepherd(Manager),  Ian Campbell(IFFA Secretary)
front row: George Mackenzie(International Secretary),  Alan Gilbert,  Campbell Morgan(Captain),  Ronnie Gilbert,  Gary Ormiston,  Ben Robertson,  Mick Thomson
 Autumn International
23rd September 2016

National Fly Fishing Championship
Sponsored by Ridgeline UK
Final - 10th September 2016

The 2016 Scottish National Trout Fly Fishing Champion is Jimmy McBride of The Heriot Angling Club.  In a very tight finish Jimmy's 11 fish for 22lbs 6.1ozs was just too good for Neil Anderson of Monikie AC who was pipped for second with 10 fish for 22lbs 3.7ozs.  Paul Garner of Alba Orvis FF was third with 11 fish for 21lbs 15.1ozs.

The top 20 competitors qualified to represent Scotland in the 2017 Internationals.  read more...

Jimmy McBride receiving
the National Trophy from
Nigel Winkle of sponsors
Ridgeline UK
Scottish National River Championship
24th July 2016

Alan Hill of SPRA Fly Fishing Section (West) is the 2016 National River Champion.  Alan finished 15 place points clear of Grant Gibson of St Boswell, Newtown & Districts AA with Mark Straughan of Coldstream & District in third.   read more....

photo: top 6 (2016 International Team)
Dick Logan, Mark, Alan, Bob Robertson
Grant and Martin Stewart

   2016 River International
River Don
24th June 2016
2016 Scotland Team
John Behan(IFFA President) Dick Logan Ian Wilson(manager) Richard McHattie(captain) Jake Harvie Alan Hill
David Downie Karl Ferguson and Ian Campbell(IFFA Secretary)
Spring International
Lough Lein, Ireland
27th May 2016 
Brian Mackenzie and Jim Crawford handing the cheque to Amy Aitken of Yorkhill Childrens Hospital

Scottish Club Championship Donation to Yorkhill

At each of the Saturday night heats, semi-finals and finals of the Scottish Club Championship and the Champion of Champions, the anglers are encouraged to donate £1 each which is donated to the Cardiac Unit of Yorkhill Childrens Hospital.  Many of the clubs also donate the cheques that they receive as prizes in the finals.

On 25th February, Brian Mackenzie of the 2015 Scottish Club Champions, Neilston FF, along with Jim Crawford from finalists Change FF AC met with Amy Aitken from the Yorkhill Childrens Hospital Cardiac Unit and handed over a cheque for the £8,512 which has been donated by the anglers who took part in the Scottish Club Championships and Champion of Champions.  Amy was overwhelmed by the generosity of the anglers and explained that the money will be used for heart monitors. On behalf of Yorkhill Childrens Hospital she thanked everyone who had made a donation.

Jimmy McBride
2016 National Champion
Alan Hill
2016 River Champion
Tartan Tyers FF "B"
2016 Scottish Club Champions
Allan Smith
2016 Champion of Champions
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