Isle of Bute Angling Association

The Association was formed in the early 1970's by Mr Murdo MacKenzie.

The Associations objective is the practice,promotion and protection of all forms of angling on the Isle of Bute.

All members shall seek to promote a spirit of harmony and common purpose in the Association and shall respect the rights and wishes of fellow members.

Membership of the Association are open each year for 2 months March & April.

 

The Association insists ALL anglers practice Catch and Release on Association waters.

 

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 Isle of Bute Angling Association
 Rules & guide lines
Season 2014-15

Loch Ascog the Dhu Lochs & Loch Greenan

 
1. Please ensure all takle is dry before fishing especialy if having waters out-with the associations.
2. Strictly no more than 3 rods for bait fishing for Pike using no more than 10 mtr bank space. 
3. Catch & release policy, all fish to be returned to the Loch. 
4. When fishing from the bank please keep a reasonable distance and show consideration to other anglers already set up and fishing. 
5.If fishing afloat do not encroach the vicinity of bank side anglers. 
6 If planning over night fishing please notify a committie member.
7.Strictly no fires of any type. 
8.Please take all litter home or place in bins provided. 

PIKE FISHING 
1. Do not commence fishing with out forceps and a suitable sized net. 
2. Only 3 rods are allowed when bait fishing for pike. 
3. Rods must be placed on rod rests with suitable bite indication with drop back indication. Rods and must not be left unattended. 
4. Use a minimum of 15lb mono or 50lb braid line. 
5. Wire traces must be used at all times with sensible semi-barbless hooks size 8s or 6s are recommended.
6. Pike must be unhooked on a unhooking mat or in landing net on soft grass.
7. Pike must be weighed in a sutible weigh sling. 
8. Pike must be returned to the loch with out delay and not retained unnecessarily.
9. Memberships must be carried at all times.

LOCH GREENAN FISHING........Carp/Tench/Roach
1 Strictly no more than 2 rods.
2 Catch & release policy, all fish to be returned to the Loch
3 Use a minimum of 15lb mono or 50lb braid line for Carp
4 Size 8 and smaller barbless hooks should be used.
5 Carp/Tench must be unhooked on a unhooking mat or in landing net on soft grass.
7. Carp/Tench must be weighed in a sutible weigh sling. 
8. Memberships must be carried at all times.


Having read these rules please sign below and keep this along with your fishing permit 

 

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