Create New Account. Hotel . First Ferox for Jim Lafferty - 10lb, 4oz. Boat hire now closed. Le loch Awe est un fantastique terrain de jeu pour la pêche des saumons et des brochets. Some of our large, deep lochs, such as Loch Awe… Ferox Capital was named after the Ferox trout. glenelg100 Well-known member. The term was first coined in 1835 by the renowned Scottish angler and naturalist Sir William Jardine. Working closely with the Argyll Fisheries Trust they are responsible for the great improvements in the loch which has seen it produce 4 British Record wild brown trout in recent years. This, combined with their protein-rich diet, produces much larger sizes than the average wild Brown Trout angler will ever encounter. Private boat storage and slipway launch. Fishing Trip Scotland. Noted venues also include Scottish lochs Lomond, Tay, and Ness, plus many less famous waters. 284 likes. Tel. Private boat storage and slipway launch. Tour Agency. Fishing Store. Loch Awe Cabins. In the UK, the oldest recorded ferox trout was 23 years of age – Even the white v’s bottom of its mouth were covered in teeth. Well done lads! Read angler David Greenwood’s experience with SonarChart™: ”As an angler who has fished Loch Awe for over 20 years in pursuit of Ferox Trout I have come to learn the many special features of the Loch where these predators tend to frequent regularly. Artist. Some 24 miles long and quite narrow, Loch Awe forms a considerable catchment area for the many feeder burns flowing from the surrounding mountains. Landmark & Historical Place. Scotland is blessed with wild salmon and freshwater fisheries resources of world renown. Ferox trout are present in most if not all large Scottish lochs, including Loch Awe, in Argyll and Bute, which produced the current record fish. 277 were here. 277 were here. In all lakes, where ferox occur other brown trout are p resent in much greater numbers. Get directions. Has anyone on here landed a ferox? It is reputed to have weighed 39lb 8oz, although this weight was never authenticated. Les truites ferox sont ici monstrueuses. 271 were here. Alan Kettle-White of Argyll Fisheries Trust April 2017 - 16lb 2oz Ferox . Ardbrecknish, Dalmally, UK. Press alt + / to open this menu. Accessibility Help. Jump to. Salmo Ferox or Ferox, from the Latin for "fierce" is the name given in Victorian times to large brown trout that grow far in excess of the weight of their "ordinary" brethren.. Aberfeldy Angling Club. Ferox Trout Size and longevity The growth rings on the scales of ferox show that the switch to a fish diet results in a rapid increase in size. See more of Loch Awe Boats on Facebook. Ferox trout are long-lived, but rare and notoriously difficult to catch. Le loch Awe est un fantastique terrain de jeu pour la pêche des saumons et des brochets. Set in spectacular scenery the loch attracts many visiting anglers throughout the year for both the wild trout and coarse fishing, and in recent years has become something of a mecca for anglers pursuing the loch's famous large predatory ferox trout and pike. If they, like the Ferox Trout in Lochs Melvin, Awe and Laggan, are sufficiently isolated and genetically distinct to be considered a separate species (Duguid, Ferguson & Prodohl, 2006) then inbreeding is likely occurring. keirross Well-known member. Send Message. Facebook. Loch Awe is famous for its wild brown trout - in fact, the British record for the largest rod-caught record has been broken at Loch Awe four times over the last decade. I had a wee one around 6lb. Rivers such as the Tweed, Tay, Dee and Spey are synonymous with both salmon fishing and Scotland and Loch Leven is world famous for its unique brown trout population. 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