284 likes. l.facebook.com. Accessibility Help. Fishing on Loch Awe. Fishing Spot. Loch Awe is famous for its big pike, and is one of Scotlands premier pike waters, it also contains a prolific number of Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, it does hold salmon although March might be a little early for them, May, June usually sees the Salmon run in to the loch from Etive via the River Awe, the salmon also run the River Orchy that runs in to Loch Awe. Artist. Reactions: StrathblaneBear. Just noticed the further message from the OP saying "shore fishing only" - but a boat opens up a whole lot more water - so perhaps worth consideing. The current UK rod caught record stands at 14.4 kg (31lb 12oz) – a fish from Loch Awe in Argyllshire. However, it's the reliable volume of good 'pan-sized' trout that's the main attraction for anglers of all abilities. Jump to. Loch Awe is famous for its wild brown trout - in fact, the British record for the largest rod-caught record has been broken at Loch Awe four times over the last decade. Ferox trout are present in most if not all large Scottish lochs, including Loch Awe, in Argyll and Bute, which produced the current record fish. Strathfillan Angling Association. Ferox Trout Size and longevity The growth rings on the scales of ferox show that the switch to a fish diet results in a rapid increase in size. In all lakes, where ferox occur other brown trout are p resent in much greater numbers. Private boat storage and slipway launch. Some of our large, deep lochs, such as Loch Awe… Prodohl (2006) have demonstrated that Ferox Trout in Lochs Melvin (Ireland), Awe and Laggan (Scotland) are reproductively isolated and genetically distinct from their sympatric conspecifics and together form a monophyletic grouping. Mais l'enjeu de ce documentaire est aussi de faire prendre conscience du patrimoine biologique exceptionnel que constitue la faune du loch Awe, et de mettre en valeur l'action des conservateurs de cet environnement. Scotland is blessed with wild salmon and freshwater fisheries resources of world renown. Create New Account. Aug 5, 2020 #9 Hardydemon 86 said: Fishing … There are some big ferox in Loch Awe as well. First Ferox for Jim Lafferty - 10lb, 4oz. Ferox Capital was named after the Ferox trout. Loch Awe Cabins. I couldnâ t believe my eyes â or my luck! The current UK rod-caught record stands at 31lb 12oz (14.4kg) on Loch Awe, while the oldest recorded ferox was 23 years of age. Ferox can grow to over a metre in length and live for many years. Les truites ferox sont ici monstrueuses. Well done lads! Facebook. Fishing Store. Even the white v’s bottom of its mouth were covered in teeth. Tel. Working closely with the Argyll Fisheries Trust they are responsible for the great improvements in the loch which has seen it produce 4 British Record wild brown trout in recent years. Sign Up. It is reputed to have weighed 39lb 8oz, although this weight was never authenticated. Loch Rannoch. Noted venues also include Scottish lochs Lomond, Tay, and Ness, plus many less famous waters. Boat Hire. 07703 112422 Loch Awe has produced many other ferox specimens includ-ing previous record specimens of 13 8 kg (2000) and 11 kg (1996). The growth rings on the scales of ferox show that the switch to a fish diet results in a rapid increase in size. It is reputed to have weighed 39lb 8oz, although this weight was never authenticated. 5 of 5 stars. Last edited: Aug 5, 2020. These ‘normal’ brown trout are relatively short lived and typically mature after 3–4 years with a maximum mass of c. 2 kg. Nice Ferox this week for Jamie Turner under careful guidance of 10 year old Lochlan.....6lb 8oz. keirross Well-known member. Private boat storage and slipway launch. Windermere in England, Llyn Tegid in Wales and Melvin in Northern Ireland also have a reputation. Tour Agency. Has anyone on here landed a ferox? See more of Loch Awe Boats on Facebook. Messages 1,531 Reaction score 102 Location Glasgow . Sports Club. Beautiful fish. glenelg100 Well-known member. Log In. Sorry for hi jacking your thread. See more of Loch Awe Boats on Facebook. Press alt + / to open this menu. Call +44 7703 112422 . Oban and Lorn Angling Club. For those that don't have the specialist equipment, this is your opertunity to fish for the elusive ferox trout Boat hire now closed. 07703 112422 Boat hire now closed. The current UK rod caught record stands at 14.4 kg (31lb 12oz) – a fish from Loch Awe in Argyllshire. Tel. The term was first coined in 1835 by the renowned Scottish angler and naturalist Sir William Jardine. Loch Awe Angling Improvement Association was set up to manage the fishing on Loch Awe and Loch Avich. Hotel . Loch Awe is 25 miles long and up to 1 mile wide and has depths of more than 300ft in places. 07703 112422 In years gone by, in less enlightened times I know anglers used to travel to the river Gaur on Rannoch Moor to intercept ferox on their spawning runs. 271 were here. For example, ferox trout in Loch Awe and Loch Laggan (Scotland) were found to be genetically more closely related to ferox trout in Lough Melvin (Ireland), than the invertebrate‐feeding trout ecotype from the same lake (Duguid et al., 2006). This, combined with their protein-rich diet, produces much larger sizes than the average wild Brown Trout angler will ever encounter. Loch Awe opens for fishing with online bookings - iBookfishing the flexible online system for selling fishing permits. Set in spectacular Argyll scenery the loch attracts many visiting anglers throughout the year for both the wild brown trout, arctic charr and coarse fishing. Landmark & Historical Place. or. Ferox live a long time for Trout, particularly in the cold, acidic lochs of the Scottish Highlands (a 23 year old fish from Loch Killin being the oldest on record). Ferox trout are long-lived, but rare and notoriously difficult to catch. Rannoch and District Angling Club. … Luna's Lair. Ferox are not exclusively taken on lochs and under the right conditions they can be taken in rivers. Loch Awe is 27 miles long, up to a mile wide and has depths of more than 300ft in places. Email or Phone: Password : Forgot account? Salmo Ferox or Ferox, from the Latin for "fierce" is the name given in Victorian times to large brown trout that grow far in excess of the weight of their "ordinary" brethren.. Fishing Trip Scotland. Ferox can grow to over a metre in length and live for many years. Rivers such as the Tweed, Tay, Dee and Spey are synonymous with both salmon fishing and Scotland and Loch Leven is world famous for its unique brown trout population. Log In. 277 were here. Aberfeldy Angling Club. Le loch Awe est un fantastique terrain de jeu pour la pêche des saumons et des brochets. Ferox fishing is a kind of beautiful torture. Some 24 miles long and quite narrow, Loch Awe forms a considerable catchment area for the many feeder burns flowing from the surrounding mountains. The biggest ferox ever taken on rod and line was a fish caught in Loch Awe, Argyll, in 1866 by WC Muir. These monsters have a reputation as cannibals, but they have a marked preference for Arctic charr. Thanks to the Loch Awe Improvement Association you can now buy fishing permits online to fish Loch Awe in Argyll & Bute, Scotland for its justly famous ferox trout, abundant pike and quality brownies. British record fish are regularly caught in Loch Awe, a beautiful Scottish loch, most famous for Kilchurn Castle, pictures of which we have featured on this website. Based on this evidence, Duguid, Ferguson & Prodohl (2006) argue that the scientific name S. ferox should be resurrected. Unfortunately it was on a spinning rod when I was trolling for pike on a small hill loch. Alan Kettle-White of Argyll Fisheries Trust April 2017 - 16lb 2oz Ferox . Le loch Awe est un fantastique terrain de jeu pour la pêche des saumons et des brochets. Read angler David Greenwood’s experience with SonarChart™: ”As an angler who has fished Loch Awe for over 20 years in pursuit of Ferox Trout I have come to learn the many special features of the Loch where these predators tend to frequent regularly. Specialised ferox fishing. I had a wee one around 6lb. Sections of this page. Tony Estibeiro — Would definitely recommend to go and visit the place. Ferox trout are present in most, if not all, large Scottish lochs. In the UK, the oldest recorded ferox trout was 23 years of age – What's more Loch Awe is the venue where the last 3 records have been taken and undoubtedly houses some record breaking ferox. 277 were here. It's like the moment in a horror film where the-tense-music-has-reached its-peak-and-you-know-the-bad-thing-is-going to-happpen-it's-just a-matter-of-when stretched out, over a week. It had a big kype and long sharp teeth. 5.0. Les truites ferox sont ici monstrueuses. Private boat storage and slipway launch. Organization. Boat hire now closed. If they, like the Ferox Trout in Lochs Melvin, Awe and Laggan, are sufficiently isolated and genetically distinct to be considered a separate species (Duguid, Ferguson & Prodohl, 2006) then inbreeding is likely occurring. Tel. Balcomie Links Hotel. March 2017 Photograph : Brian Lawrence. Ardbrecknish, Dalmally, UK. 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