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Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area

Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area


Postby akiggins » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:58 pm

Anyone been up in the Ullapool/Garve/Achnasheen area and can tell what the biting situation is ? Heading up on Saturday for a week to bag some of the nice ones.
thanks in advance
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Re: Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area

Postby LobeyD » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:22 pm

Wasn't bad at all two weeks ago despite not being overly windy. Can't have got any worse. Couple of frosty mornings possibly this week too.
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Re: Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area

Postby KeithS » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:08 pm

Was in Laide until ten days ago. The midges had been awful. However my daughter left there three days ago and they had been getting better. Should be pretty near to the end of the season by now
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Re: Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area

Postby Tringa » Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:42 pm

The problem is, as you probably know, the distribution of the little bitey dears is very local - no more than a few yards away and it can be the difference between a pleasant day and wishing they had sucked all the blood out of you and you had died.

Therefore the following is possibly/probably useless but I am in Gairloch. I spent about 2 -3 hours this afternoon strimming and I was there were midges at all.

I was well pleased.

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Re: Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area

Postby Tringa » Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:55 am

Wish I could type and also read what I had typed.

What I meant to say was there were no midges at all.

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Re: Anyone got a recent bitey report from the Fannichs area

Postby WalkWithWallace » Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:59 am

Heading that way myself, my mate at Forest Way B&B & Bunkhouse up the road in Lael said there's no midges. 8)
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