Newton Stewart anglers brave the elements

Jock Galloway presents the trophy to Jim Nichol
Jock Galloway presents the trophy to Jim Nichol

Twelve hardy anglers from Newton stewart Angling Association fished for the the Robert McDowall Cup at Loch Kirriereoch last Saturday in chilly conditions.

It was just two degrees at 10am with heavy rain which soon turned to snow.

Result:

1, Jim Nichol 9 fish for 3lb 10 1/2oz; 2, Andy Johnstone 4 fish for 1lb 14 1/2oz; 3, Billy McHarg (Glenluce) 4 fish 1lb 11oz.

Heaviest fish - Andy Johnstone 1lb 1/2oz.

Overall, twenty-three fish were caught and well done to Jim on the day.