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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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22nd April 2017

Good catches for the Albion anglers today along the left shore and at the first fence  and a good social day for the lads with 38 rainbows, one tiger,  and some quality 6lb rainbows. Stewart Reynolds using a small copper mepps saw a return of 5 caught with one nice 6lb rainbow in his bag. […]

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April 21st 2017

Good days at the Loch for Jane Wright and Kenny Whitehead with 10 rainbows in the boat and a few returned fishing intermediate line around Woodend house with small lures.  Keith and Eddie fishing bait along the left shore had 8 rainbows with best fish 6lb 4oz.  The water quality is clear and fish are […]

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15th April 2017

Good day at Fad today for the McAlister boys with 18 rainbows along at first fence on bait.  Also from bank and boat, the Clelland lads had 11 rainbows from left shore on bait. As well as 10 in the boat for Alex and Brian with a few returned on intermediate lines with small buzzers […]

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14th April 2017

Jim Raeburn today with a quality Loch fad double around 12lbs plus. Jim also had a 12lb pike as well as other rainbows for his day, fishing a yellow dancer around the old Pump house. Reports from boats are plenty of Rainbows moving at south end of Loch but playing hard to catch today.

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11th April 2017

Wee George with the Tesco lads having a day on on fad, was a bit chilly only a few caught, so off to the pub for a lemonade.  Tight lines lads.

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8th April

Loch Fad was stocked again this sat for visiting anglers but she decided to play hard today for the Harthill Angling Club on the bank. On the other hand Jane Wright from Cove and Kilcreggan managed 10 rainbows along the dam wall on small size 16 olive and grey Buzzers, with orange cheeks, and a […]

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Jim Smith Memorial Day

The Jim Smith memorial took place today at Loch fad and was won by his grandson Conlan age 5, with a nice rainbow close to 6lbs, caught at the first fence with a little help from a very proud dad John. The fish was caught early in the day so the wee fellow had to […]

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March 2017

Loch Fad fishery has seen the return of some cracking, double figured pike this winter. There has been  some great catches from local lads and visitors through the winter months from boats using lures and bank dead baiting all around the loch , with fish recorded up to 27lbs, so that big 30 is not […]

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