Saturday 23rd December 2017
Today the temp is 10 above with a slight breeze and damp. We just have to take
what each day brings as it can change so quickly. There have been a few anglers out since
Wednesday, it was lovely and then Thursday was horrible.
Best wishes to all anglers
for Christmas and good
health for 2018.
and thank you for all for your support through out the Year
Wednesday 20th DECEMBER...ORCHILL IS NOW OPEN AGAIN
Orchill is a very old estate water in a very quiet
picturesque setting. The Loch is regarded by many as one of the best small waters in the Central Belt of Scotland , and regulars to the Loch come regularly from far and near to enjoy the good fishing and friendly atmosphere amongst that exists between the Anglers and the Owners of the Loch,The Loch is 4.1/2 acres and has a good natural head of brown and tench keep the water clean.
The water is stocked twice weekly with hardfighting rainbows of about 2lb to 2.1/2lb average. There are always fish rising and it is a very good water for the dry fly with an abundance of fly life. The Fishery record stands at 15lbs and it is not uncommon to catch fish in the 3lb to 8lb range, guaranteed to give you a good fight and a sore arm.The Fishery is also a Member of the A.S.S.F
Please Check out the Fishing reports page on this site , it is updated every week and will give you an insight into what and who is catching the fish.
Orchill Loch is suitable for all ages : see picture below
During very cold spells in winter it is advisable to check with Elizabeth Jackson on 01764 682287 if the Loch is Ice Free.
Young Samantha was showing her Grampa how to catch fish.
If anyone wants to send photos of fish.. email : richardmcglashan(a) aol.com
Group and Club Bookings can be accepted, but book early to avoid disappointment. see ticket page for contact details.
Facilities.The water has easy acess from the car park and has wooden stands suitable for wheel chairs. There are two boats available for hire, £5.00 extra for two anglers.
There is a chalet for anglers use with free tea and coffee and a cooker and microwave.