Picketlaw Reservoir


Eaglesham, Glasgow, UK

Fishery Information

Picketlaw Reservoir is a small reservoir located on the western edge of Eaglesham in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. It covers an area of 8.6 hectares (21 acres) and is the smallest of the waters managed by Eaglesham Angling Association. The reservoir was originally built as part of a chain of three reservoirs to supply water for nearby corn and cotton mills. It is currently operated by Scottish Water for the supply of drinking water.

What size do the fish go to?

Picketlaw Reservoir is known for its well-stocked population of good-sized brown trout. The exact size range of the trout may vary, but anglers can expect to encounter decent-sized specimens in the reservoir.

What tactics work well?

For fishing at Picketlaw Reservoir, anglers can employ various tactics to target brown trout. It is advisable to consult with local anglers or the Eaglesham Angling Association for specific recommendations on effective fishing techniques, such as fly patterns, lures, or bait preferences.

What facilities are on site?

Picketlaw Reservoir offers a range of facilities to enhance the fishing experience. The fishery has two boats available for use by members, which are housed in the boat house. Other facilities, such as fishing access points, parking, and amenities, may be available but it is recommended to contact the Eaglesham Angling Association for more detailed information.

Is parking available?

It is advisable to inquire with the Eaglesham Angling Association regarding parking arrangements and availability at Picketlaw Reservoir.

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