In an area of lochs glens and rivers it is hardly surprising that fishing is a major interest and activity. Perthshire boasts more miles of riverbank than any other county in Britain .
Bank fishing is also available on Loch Earn and permits can be obtained in St Fillans from hotels restaurants and Post Office.
There are multiple beats on the River Earn for trout salmon and grayling and further details are available from the Angling Tayside website.
Drummond Trout Farm and Fishery has boat hire and fishing permits for Loch Earn which has rainbow trout, brown trout and charr.
The British record for brown trout was made early in the 2002 season at Loch Awe in Argyll, which is roughly one hour from Riverside Cabins. The New record fish caught trolling north end of Loch Awe by Brian Rutland on 15th March 2002 weighed in at 31lb 12 oz and was an astonishing 39″ long, had a girth of 25.25 ” and an 11″ tail.
Loch Awe has always had a reputation for its wild brown trout. The British record for rod caught brown trout was broken here 4 times over the last 10 years.Most anglers , whether novice or expert, are happy with The Loch’s reputation for plentiful fish in the half pound to three pound size has always attracted fishermen. Loch Awe Boats provide helpful advice and boat hire.