Is Roughrigg reservoir open for fishing?

Is Roughrigg reservoir open for fishing?

Fishing for trout, pike and perch is allowed from 15th March to 6th October inclusive.

Who owns Roughrigg reservoir?

Scottish Water
It is now the property of Scottish Water and is no longer involved in the supply of water. Impounded by a sizeable earth embankment dam at its western end, the reservoir covers an area of 55.8 ha (137 acres).

Can you walk around Roughrigg reservoir?

Taking in Roughrigg Reservoir, the Lilly Loch and finally Hillend Reservoir, this is a challenging walk over rough ground using old railway lines, core paths and rights of way to explore one of my favourite areas for walking locally.

Can you walk around Hillend Reservoir?

An attractive and interesting walk combining the Hillend Loch Railway Path with moorland paths around Lilly Loch and Hillend Loch near Caldercruix. The terrain includes cycle path, moorland path, quad bike path, grassy path, lochside path.

Can you walk around Forrestburn reservoir?

This reservoir in North Lanarkshire is a nice place for a walk or some fishing. The lake is located just west of Harthill and Armadale. There’s some lovely scenic views over the water to the surrounding hills and countryside.

Who owns Hillend Loch?

Monklands Sailing club
The site is now owned by Monklands Sailing club and they offer lessons in the summer months… if only I had known that then! For a Sunday walk this can be either done easily along the cycle path or for the more adventurous a full traverse round the loch takes about two hours.

Is the Lilly Loch open?


Where can I fish in Airdrie?

Best fishing spots in Airdrie, AB

  1. Ghost Lake. Lakes. “ from Calgary, making it an excellent spot to go for a Sunday cruise.
  2. Elliston Park. Parks. Playgrounds.
  3. Fish Creek Provincial Park. Parks.
  4. Carburn Park. Parks.
  5. North Glenmore Park. Parks.
  6. Devonian Gardens. Parks.
  7. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. Parks.
  8. South Glenmore Park. Parks.

Can you swim in Lilly Loch?

Description: The Lilly Loch is a game fishing venue located on the Airdrie Road A89, east of Airdrie in North Lanarkshire. The water is controlled by Clarkston Angling Club. Anglers are reminded, however, that the use of swimfeeders are not permitted by Clarkston Angling Club.

Where is the Lilly Loch?

North Lanarkshire
Lily Loch is a 2.1 mile loop trail located near Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Where is the lily loch in Airdrie?

The Lilly Loch is located on the main A89 road, around 5 miles East of Airdrie, at Hillend. Car parking is available opposite the Owl & Trout Country Inn. The loch is only 500m from the road, and is reached by following the signposted public right of way, which takes between five and ten minutes.

What did Roughrigg angling club say about Sottish water?

“Roughrigg Angling Club would like to thank Sottish Water for making the decision in favour of the club and for the wider benefit of the people of North Lanarkshire. This will be appreciated more than words can say.”

Is Roughrigg loch open for fishing?

Due to circumstances outwith our control, Roughrigg Loch will be closed for fishing from 21 March 2020. We have been instructed by Scottish Water to take this action in response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the closure will stay in place untill further notice.

How much does a Roughrigg Fishing Club membership cost?

Memberships are £100 with OAP’s and Under 16’s £70. Season Tickets are £110 with OAP’s and Under 16’s £80. Its been a terrific few days for Roughrigg anglers with some cracking fish comming off, here are some of them.

What is happening with the new Roughrigg reservoir?

Roughrigg will now be retained, using siphons to protect downstream properties and the project is already in the design stages, with completion expected by autumn next year. The reservoir is already hugely popular for fishing, and local dog walkers.