“I was interested to see one of the photographs in Wednesday’s paper. This would appear to be a final competition to qualify to fish in the National Team and and have the honour to represent Scotland,” says Gordon McKay of West Ferry.
“I began competition fishing in 1976 and managed the final many times but alas never qualified.
“Some faces I can place – David Biggart, Alistair Nicholl (stockbroker), Terry Lonsdale, Archie Riddoch (HMRS), Hunter Sutherland (solicitor), Bill Small (painter/decorator). All of these mentioned put a lot into a sport we all love.
“Perhaps other readers can fill in some more names.”