Burnhouse Lochan Fishery


Burnhouse Farm, Bonnybridge FK4 2HH, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Burnhouse Lochan Fishery is a picturesque fly fishing-only Lochan located in the busy central belt of Scotland. Spanning 3 acres, this tranquil fishery offers anglers a unique country escape where they can immerse themselves in nature. The banks of the Lochan are shared with a resident herd of Red Deer and free-range game birds, providing a truly scenic setting. Visitors to the fishery can enjoy regular sightings of Ospreys, Kingfishers, Canada Geese, woodpeckers, and other wildlife.

What size do the fish go to?

Burnhouse Lochan is stocked with grade “A” Rainbow, Blue, Brown, and Tiger Trout ranging from 2lb to 20lb. In addition to these stocked trout, there is also a good population of stunning wild brown trout and grass carp in the Lochan.

What tactics work well?

Due to the continuous flow of fresh water from the Skipperton burn and the abundant natural surroundings, Burnhouse Lochan is an excellent venue for fly fishing. Dry flies, buzzers, nymphs, and fry patterns are highly effective tactics for catching trout in this fishery.

What facilities are on site?

Burnhouse Lochan Fishery values its anglers and offers a range of facilities to enhance their experience. The fishery features a Scandinavian-style lodge where visitors can find a fully equipped kitchen, clean toilets, and hot water. The lodge is also a welcoming place to purchase tickets, flies, and a selection of hot and cold food and drinks. Fishing is available from two disabled platforms, 17 single platforms, and a wide bridge platform spanning 50 yards. Club or group bookings have the option to use the BBQ Hut and choose self-catering or have a menu provided to meet their budget. Rod hire, tuition, and boat hire services are also available.

Is parking available?

Yes, Burnhouse Lochan Fishery provides parking for visitors.

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