Loch Fad

Welcome to Loch Fad

Loch Fad (Rainbow and Brown Trout) – 175 acres, the ‘long loch’ is situated on the lovely Island of Bute off the west coast of Scotland and lies directly along the Highland fault line. It is classified byScottish Natural Heritage as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) for its scenic beauty and its huge […]

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23rd May

Loch water quality clear at the moment and plenty of surface activity from rainbows feeding on buzzers and midge first thing in the morning. Again most visiting anglers having good returns from boats and bank angling. Pike Returns at loch fad have been excellent from boats and Bank , Paas group on a recent visit […]

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2nd – 8th May

Loch still fishing well from fly and bait. Roddy Mcleans lads had rainbows from both ends of the loch fishing with floating lines and long leaders on black, green and orange fritz. The lads said there were plenty of fish rising at the top end of the loch giving some great sport on fly. Jock […]

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Loch Fad April Fishery Report

The loch has now fished well throughout April and has recorded some great catches for some visiting clubs and day anglers. Best catches recorded have been from boathouse bay, pump house, first fence and first jetty. On fly from boat bill bowman and grandson had 7 rainbows on black viva and black fritz on intermediate lines.  The Dow party […]

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22nd – 23rd April

Well done to all the competitors in the Jim Smith memorial Day and the Albion club. Thanks to all for visiting Loch Fad fishery today and have a great night on the island to those who are staying.  

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16th -18th April

Loch fad recent catch returns were . Lillybank anglers who had 30 rainbows last sat for 70 lbs on bait , John Mcinairnie managed 14 rainbows over two days on a bunny leech and a hot head fritz The Malky still memorial trophy was won by John McAvoy today lads had 17 rainbows for their […]

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5-7 April on the Fad

Great returns at Loch Fad again this week. Kenny Malcomson and family caught 12 rainbows for 26 lbs on bait . Bill Bowman and grandson Aaron caught 5 rainbows on Black / Green lure from boat. Jim and lads caught 15 from first fence on bait. The Regius family wee day out at fad. Wiliam […]

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More good days on the Fad

Great day at fad for Willie Baxter on fly from the Jetty’s, 12 rainbows with 8 returned on a bunny leech and hot head Fritz, Jimmy , Harry and Lee had 8 Rainbows from the bank along left the shore. The Loch water is very clear with plenty of rising rainbows along the shores feeding […]

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Easter Weekend

Loch Fad fished well for most anglers this weekend. Although there was plenty of activity at times from the rainbows, they were playing hard to catch for some. Cardwell lads managed 12 between them on bait from the boathouse and left side of shore. Campbell group had 9 rainbows on bait at reedbed Jetties. Cameron […]

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