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Loch Lomond fishing breaks

Fishing holidays in Scotland are among some of the best. Here at Loch Lomond Waterfront, our self-catering lodges and chalets are perfectly situated to enjoy a relaxing Loch Lomond fishing break. And, we are right on the banks of Loch Lomond! Furthermore,  Loch Lomond has an enviable reputation as a course fishing venue. Important to point out is, permits are required and can be purchased locally. Or you can contact LLAIA for further information.

Our Loch Lomond fish

Interestingly, back 1947, T. Morgan caught the Scottish record Pike which weighed an incredible 47 lbs 11 oz (21.63 kg)! And around the Balmaha area, smaller fish such as Perch, Roach, Ruffe and Dace can be caught. If you are fishing for Pike, Pike anglers throughout Britain, rate  Loch Lomond Pike as the hardest fighting of all! Additionally, the Loch is also one of the few homes in Scotland to the elusive Powan. This fish is a variety of the fresh-water Houting – a “whitefish” with an adipose fin. And, It can grow to around 18″ (46cm) and weigh up to 2lbs (907g). Important to point out, the Powan is a protected species and if caught should be quickly returned.

Tuition through Loch Lomond Waterfront with John Milne SGAIC

And if you want instruction we are lucky to have respected writer John Milne as our resident Professional Fly-fishing Instructor. To point out, John is one of Scotland’s busiest and best instructors since he started teaching in 1999. Here you can enjoy John’s relaxed style of teaching who gets the best out of each client.  As a result, making the experience both worthwhile and memorable.

Improve your casting

Additionally, he will improve your casting in every way. So if you are a complete beginner looking to get started or an experienced angler looking to hone your skills you will all learn something. Here you will learn casts such as the Basic Overhead Cast, Shooting Line, Roll Cast, Single Haul, Double Haul. And you can choose from one-to-one lessons or small group lessons lasting two hours. Additionally, John is available for corporate days.

Some more helpful information

For those looking to venture out further into The Trossachs area and beyond, fishing can be arranged on a variety of lochs and rivers. If you want to know more just ask and we can advise you on where to go. Additionally, there is no close season for coarse fishing as it is available all year round.  Furthermore, the salmon and trout season is from February to October.

Costs – inclusive of permit and equipment

Adult – £20 per hour, minimum of 2 hours
Child under 17 years – £15 per hour, minimum of 2 hours
Adult and child – £25 per hour, minimum of 2 hours
Full and half days can be arranged.

So come and enjoy a Scottish fishing break

Fishing breaks in Scotland really are among the most memorable. And here at Loch Lomond Waterfront, we are proud to be right in the heart of it.  Explore our accommodation and book your Loch Lomond fishing break today. For more information contact us here or call us on 01360 870 144 and get ready to cast off!

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