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Argyll is a great place for anglers with plenty of locations handy to Innish.
Loch Awe: is the largest freshwater loch in Britain and the British record wild brown trout (31lbs 12ozs) caught on the opening day of the 2002 season by Brian Rutland of Keswick.
Brian intends to be back on Loch Awe again and will no doubt be hoping to beat his own record.
Among previous record holders was one of (30lbs 9ozs) caught here on July 13th 2000 by Ken Oliver, another of (25lbs 53/4oz) caught here in 1996, with one at 21lb 15oz taken during the 1999 season.
Stephen Pounder shown here, landed this 25lb 14oz cock fish on July 6 2001 using a trolled lure.
(picture borrowed from the Oban Times)

There is also excellent coarse fishing (perch, roach, eels) with pike of more than 30lbs having been landed at Loch Awe.

Loch Avich: a smaller loch adjacent to Loch Awe, containing Brown Trout which are keen to take the fly throughout the summer and autumn, and is covered by the same permit as Loch Awe. In May 1997 a 7lb 5ozs brown trout was taken on a fly here.

Glen Scammadale Loch : Popular for brown trout etc you are virtually guaranteed an appearance by the Golden Eagles who nest in the Glen.

Permits from Mr. and Mrs. Neil McCorkindale: Scammadale Farm, just ask.

The Oban And Lorn Angling Club issues a variety of permits giving access to a great many more lochs in the area.

The Anglers Corner tackle shop in Oban can issue permits for the mentioned lochs plus Loch Frisa, Loch Gleann A Bhearridh, Glen Dubh Reservoir and hill lochs Telephone/Fax: 01631 566374

Caught in the Sound of Seil

Sea angling is popular with a wide variety of species just waiting to be caught by the serious angler, or by the youngster with a peice of string and a bent pin. The coley on the right were caught in the Sound of Seil on a pleasant summers evening.

BIG SKATE and GAME FISHING

There are several charter boats in the Oban area.

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