• Autumn Update

    Loch Fad has had a positive summer, although angling has been slightly ...

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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Autumn Update

Loch Fad has had a positive summer, although angling has been slightly slow. With the water temperature now cooling and rainbow trout introduced throughout the summer months Loch fad is ready to switch on at any time. Visiting anglers this weekend had some positive results at both ends of the loch from the boats, fish […]

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30-31st May Weekend

Fad had an excellent week from the boats, Jetty’s and bank with plenty of fly action on the surface at both ends of the loch. She has seen some great sport for local and visitors, Local lads Frazer McCartney and, Ian woolcott on boat had 30 rainbows between them on floating lines and buzzers and […]

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24 May Weekend

Good weekend for potters a/c lads with 68 rainbows from boat, bank and the new jetty’s (best fish 7lb 4oz) Lewis Poole and Andy McDonald having a good day at Barnauld burn with 15 pike on mixed dead baits, Stewart Reynolds had 5 rainbows on west shore jetty’s, Kenny whitehead with 9 rainbows from the […]

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17 May Weekend

Loch fad has been very productive this week from boats and from the bank all over the loch. Best catches went to Mr Lightbody with 24 rainbows from the boat on a floating line and black and green viva and buzzers. Mr Knox with 15 rainbows in the boat on floating lines on black/ green […]

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Jazz Weekend

Loch Fad is now attracting new anglers and clubs with all things looking very positive.  We also have had the pleasure of an Osprey visiting fad for a free meal on more than one occasion, as well as a white tailed eagle. Water quality is very clear with plenty of fly life to attract rising […]

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Jim Smith Memorial trip

Wee day out for Jim Smith’s memorial at Loch Fad.  The lads had a great day with plenty of fish caught and returned. They stayed overnight in Loch Fad’s self catering flats, had a few beers in the local pubs, and a fish supper to finish the day. Well Done John for catching biggest fish […]

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12th April

Loch Fad is now producing great bags for bank anglers. Connor John Malcolm fishing old jetty with his dad had 7 fish around 2lb plus. Jim Coxford, Lee and Harry fishing for 6 days had 70 fish for their holiday. The Harthill lads outing produced 50 rainbows for their short visit before heading to the […]

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Easter Weekend

This weekend best catches went to Keith Baxter and grandson with 7 Rainbows on bait for 14lb 8 oz on first visit and 8 rainbows on 2nd visit for 16lbs. Gordon Newlands on boat had 9 rainbows on black and green lures and intermediate lines from top end of fad and dam wall. Clelland angling […]

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