Fishing In Oban

Fishing In Oban

Oban offers access to some of the best fishing experiences in Scotland.

Dunollie Point & Maiden Isle

Along the Oban to Ganavan road lies Duniollie Point. During the summer months, it is a very popular sea fishing spot amongst locals with Mackerel being the prize catch and is regarded as one of the best shore marks near to Oban. A few hundred yards off Dunollie Point lies Maiden Isle, where you will find Pollack and Wrasse, as well as Dogfish and Spurdog.

Inverawe Fisheries

Inverawe fisheries near Oban (around a 10 minute walk, 10 minute drive) offers four fisheries to cater beginners through to experienced fly fisherman. The fisheries are stocked with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout as well as some smaller fish. Two of the fisheries also offer disabled bank fishing.

Prices start at £15 per day, beginners lessons and equipment hire available.

Loch Etive

For an unforgettable sea loch fishing experience, Loch Etive offers great fishing from the pier and the estuary of the River Awe.

Sea Fishing

If you want to take to the open water you can hire a boat from Taynuilt Boat Hire.

Contact Doug Bannatyne by phone on 01866 822 023 or 07850 676 6170, or by email Prices start at £60 per day for a motor boat carrying upto 4 people.

There are plenty of companies offering the whole range of sea fishing from family fun days mackerel fishing to big game fishing for Manta rays on the Atlantic shelf off Mull. One of our guests caught a Manta weighing over 200lbs.

Loch Awe
Renown for the size of brown trout. You can hire a boat from Loch Awe Boats at Ardbrecknish, by Dalmally – 01866 833 256.

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