Category Archives: Kirkwall Grammar School

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 Trout Angling Competition 29th May – 5th June 2014 – Final results

  The Kirkwall Grammar pupils may not have been very lucky with the fishing conditions on 29th May, with very modest baskets of trout,  considering what the Kirbister Loch can have to offer on a good day… However, for the … Continue reading

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OTFA / AFYD angling competition (1st round) – 29th May 2014

  This year, the organisation of our OTFA / AFYD competition hit a couple of problems regarding the date of the event; because of a different school calendar and various exam dates, Kirkwall Grammar School and Stronsay Junior High didn’t … Continue reading

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OTFA/AFYD Junior Competition – 31st May 2013 – Full report

With a very late spring and strong winds battering the islands the previous week, there was no doubt that the Kirbister Loch would struggle living up to its reputation as a “beginner’s water”… From the information that could be gathered, … Continue reading

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