Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gone Fishing

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Gone Fishing
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Gaelic College SCD Book 6: A Dozen Dances
2x32 3x32 4x32 bar strathspey
2/3 or 4-couple dance in 2/3/4 couple longways set

  1-8   SET AND CROSS TWICE: All set, cross over giving right hands, and repeat back to places;

  9-16 DOWN MIDDLE AND BACK: 1st couple followed by 2nd couple who dance up to follow them, dance down the middle and back, ending with 2nd couple dividing and casting out into;

17-24 PROMENADE REEL OF 3: 1st couple in promenade hold dance a reel of 3 with 2nd couple starting by passing 2nd woman by the right shoulder (1st couple end in the middle);

25-32 CAST TO BOTTOM AND TURN: 1st couple dance through the top of the set, divide and cast to the bottom of the set (others moving up on bars 27-28), then turn once around with both hands.


(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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