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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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4th June

Eventful day at the Loch for visiting anglers and clubs. There have been some good returns from the bank and the boats. Whitegate lads had 14 at the first fence, the park tavern lads had 9 on bait at the first jetty, William Smith had 7 at the boathouse bay, Bam construction lads had a […]

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31st May

Barry with 5 rainbows all about the 3lb size on bait from boathouse bay, Keith and eddie enjoying the fad on their usual spot, Yes yours is Bigger keith, Martin and Jim spending a peaceful morning on fad. Loads of fish feeding on mayfly on the Loch in early morning , Water quality is clear […]

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28th May

Good day at Loch Fad for Tommy and grandson Liam Tam Gordon and Bert fishing the south end, with William Moore and young James Moore around the same area. Rainbows at Loch Fad were more interested in the hatch of Mayfly around the margins of the Loch but some anglers managed good catches from both […]

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14th May

Some great catches at the Loch today , with best catch going to the Hamilton lads at the first fence with 18 rainbows, and over 30 for the two days Ferry flyfishers had 24 on boats fishing Fast glass lines, long leader with fabs , soldier palmers and olive buzzers. great sport with over 50 […]

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13th May

Loch Fad had an exceptional day from boats today from both ends of the loch, The ferry flyfishers had double figures to most boats fishing Floating lines ,long leaders with fabs , Diwall backs and Ally Mcoists, Rainbows were on the surface feeding so some great sport for the Flyfishers, Gary Gibbons boats fishing the […]

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12th May

Great couple of days for Jim Mclachlan and the Angling warriors at fad, great company, loads of sunshine and a few rainbows for the lads to take home.

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10th May

Great couple of Days for William Smith Jnr and Snr with Scott Wood-ford lads have had 60 rainbows and 30 pike fishing at old boathouse and old Pump house, For rainbows they have used a running leader line with a small cocktail of bait, For pike Mackerel, Roatch and Smelt being the favourite Dead baits. […]

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7th May

Kilbirnie angling club visited Loch fad today lads had 24 pike and 12 Rainbows and one Jacket hood ,picture supplied, Lads covered most areas using jerk bait lures and large pike flies, Again some great sport on the loch with good hard fighting fish, a few doubles in the boats with best fish around 12lbs […]

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