Trout Fisheries in Scotland - Renfrewshire

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Ardgowan Trout Fishery

Off the A78 near Loch Thom. A 37 acre fishery stocked with rainbows ranging from 1.5lbs to 20lbs plus wild brown trout and some brook trout. The fishery allows fly, spinning and bait although fishing from the 6 boats is fly only. You can also hire float tubes.

There are a number of permit options including concessions and junior tickets.

Call 01475 522492.

Google Map Reference 55.910605, -4.805444

Checked 10/08/18

Daff Fishery

Near Inverkip just 7 miles from Greenock is a fishery which promotes float tubing on its 67 acre expanse. The fishery is stocked with rainbows of 1.5lbs up to 20lbs and has a stock of wild brown trout and some brook trout. Fly, bait or spinning is allowed, fishing is from both bank and boat.

Call 01475 522492 for further information.

Google Map Reference 55.898721, -4.857089

Checked 10/08/18


Lawfield Trout Fishery

Near Kilcolman is a 4.5 acre fishery with a small bait pond stocked with rainbows and brown trout.

Call 01505 874182.

Google Map Reference 55.888033, -4.617475

Checked 10/08/18

New Howwood Trout Fishery

9 acre fishery averaging 7/ 8 feet deep varying from 3 to17 feet. Stocked daily with rainbows of 1.5 to 22lbs, browns to 10.5lbs and blues to 5lbs. The loch has excellent fly life making it a great dry fly and nymphing water which is reflected in the flies listed as best; damsels, Buzzers (including epoxy), sedges, hoppers, CDC, GRHE and pheasant tail. Floating and intermediate lines are fine for the shallow water and sinkers are recommended for off the dam wall. the fishery is good value for money and float tubes can be hired.

Call  01505 702688 or 07771690585.

Google Map Reference 55.794736, -4.556150

Checked 10/08.18

Pinewood Trout Fishery

Located on Duchal Estate near Kilmalcolm Pinewood offers fly and bait fishing for rainbows, brownies and tigers.

They have installed good facilities for disabled anglers including toilets

Call 01502 872222 or 07846261584

Google Map Ref 55.882480, -4.628131

Checked 02/08/18.

Skelmorlie Trout Fishery

Near Greenock is 2.5 acres fishery stocked with rainbows and brown trout which is located in the middle of Skelmorlie Golf Course. Excellent fly life makes this a good floating line venue. Rainbows average 2lbs with a fish of 16 .7lbs being the fishery record, brown go to about 6lbs.

Call 07791 094161

Google Map Reference 55.865393, -4.877564

Checked 10/08/18