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UNION CANAL BREACH -UPDATE - 13/08/2020

Since early yesterday morning we have been inundated with phone call, texts, emails and messages concerning the significant and devastating breach of the Union Canal at Muiravonside, near Linlithgow in West Lothian. The actual breach occurred approximately 500 mtrs east … Read More >>

COVID-19 – FORTH & CLYDE, UNION & MONKLANDS CANALS – SUPPLEMENTARY RULES - 28/05/2020

With recreational angling now permitted from tomorrow, Friday 29th May 2020, locally (within a recommended 5 mile radius of residences) we are acutely aware that there is likely to be an increase in the number of anglers wishing to fish … Read More >>

Anglers Warned under new Police Powers - 28/03/2020

Over the past week we have received numerous reports of anglers continuing to flaunt the current lock-down restrictions by going fishing on the Lowland Canals.  This morning I was contacted by two SFCA members who were ordered to return home … Read More >>

UK CANAL PAIRS QUALIFIER – SAT 14TH JULY 2018 - 15/04/2018

In 2018 the SFCA will again host a qualification round for the Angling Trust and Canals and Rivers Trust UK Canal Pairs Championship, the biggest canal angling competition in the UK. Organised by the charity, the Canal & River Trust … Read More >>

UNION CANAL – DEWATERING - 10/01/2017

As previously mentioned, Scottish Canals have notified the SFCA that they will be undertaking a ground investigation project in Linlithgow. The project will involve several boreholes being drilled along the canal. In order to minimise risk of water leakage from … Read More >>