Category Archives: Fishing

Posts relating to angling trips, competitions, etc…

Kirkbister Loch OTFA / AFYD school competition

  The 2017 Kirbister Loch OTFA /AFYD school competition was held on Thursday 1st June. Conditions were reasonably favourable with a light South wind and good cloud cover. The 14 KGS competitors arrived on the Kirkwall-Houton bus and walked to … Continue reading

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KGS activities – 1st June – Kirbister Loch

I received this little report from Skip Sommervile which covers the first day of the KGS end of term activities.   Wednesday  1st June fishing activity on Kirbister Loch The weather was a moderate cold North wind creating difficult angling conditions, … Continue reading

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OTFA / AFYD School Competition – Kirbister Loch – 2nd June

The OTFA/ AFYD  school competition was held on Kirbister loch on Thursday  2nd June. The weather was dire, with a very strong and cold North wind and heavy showers. This year, only KGS pupils were involved and 15 of them … Continue reading

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OTFA / AFYD Junior Angling Competition – Round 2 (4th June 2015)

The 2nd round of the AFYD/OTFA Junior competition , involving 15 KGS 2nd year pupils, was held on Thursday 4th June at Kirbister loch. The wind was forecast to be Westerly, but then to become South East, making it difficult … Continue reading

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OTFA / AFYD Junior Competition – Round 1 ( 29th May2015)

With a strong wind from the west, the young anglers spread along the Westquoy shore, James on the fly and Jack, Ieuan and Thomas on torpedo floats and flies or bubble and bait. The unusually high water level of the … Continue reading

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Stronsay School angling trip to Harray and Kirbister (24th & 25th May 2015)

As you may have noticed, we’ve had a pretty poor spring… Actually, a couple of days ago, I read that the month of May had been as wet as the month of November, which is usually the wettest of the … Continue reading

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Kirbister trout prove tough opponents!

The Stronsay anglers made their annual pilgrimage to the Kirbister Loch on Wed. 4th, Thurs. 5th and Fri. 6th June and received reinforcements from the Sanday school on the Wednesday with Ben, Dunstan, Jacob and Robbie. Few fish were caught … Continue reading

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