Are you looking for a pike up to 40 pounds? Any of these Glasgow proven pike fishing locations will do the trick.
Glasgow Top Five Pike Fishing Locations are:
- River clyde
- Hogganfield Loch, Glasgow, G33 3UJ
- Bardowie Loch, East Dunbartonshire, G62 6ER
- Frankfield Loch, Glasgow
- Balgray Reservoir, EAST RENFREWSHIRE, G77 6PG
The River Clyde is one of Scotland’s great rivers, known for shipbuilding rather than pike fishing in its lower reaches. The upper river has long been known as a premier pike, trout and grayling stream, with some of the most beautiful fly fishing available. In addition, the lower river’s salmon and sea trout fishing is improving.
Hogganfield Loch, Glasgow, G33 3UJ
Big Carp, as well as big Pike, Perch, Roach, and Bream, can be found in this large shallow loch within a public park. Excellent connectivity and parking. There is no need for a permit. Hogganfield Loch is located on Cumbernauld Lane, a few miles north of Glasgow.
Bardowie Loch, East Dunbartonshire, G62 6ER
On the north side of Glasgow, between Milngavie and Torrance, is 21 ha Bardowie Loch. Craigmaddie Rd G62 6EX is the entrance. There’s nothing unusual in the loch, only the usual roach, perch, and pike. The only issue is that the strathclyde university owns it and they’re a little hesitant to get on it. It’s also a pain walking to any swims because the road access is private.
Frankfield Loch, Glasgow
Lake Frankfield Loch and the surrounding area (North Lanarkshire, Scotland). The best fishing spots and bait/lures on Lake Frankfield Loch (North Lanarkshire, Scotland) and the surrounding area. Fishing forecast for the next few days on Lake Frankfield Loch (North Lanarkshire, Scotland) (and nearby).
Balgray Reservoir, EAST RENFREWSHIRE, G77 6PG
Balgray, the largest of a group of five pike reservoirs constructed between 1860 and 1865 on the course of the Brock Burn between Barrhead and Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire, was built in two small valleys 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Glasgow. It’s part of a scheme started by the Gorbals Gravitation Water Company in 1846 to supply the city’s southern districts with 15,229,40 gallons of water. 3,350,000 gallons per day of drinking water. Now operated by Scottish Water, it is retained by an earth embankment dam and occupies an area of 50 ha (123 acres). The reservoirs are also used for fishing, windsurfing, and canoeing.
Harelaw Fishery, Station Rd, Neilston, Glasgow G78 3EE
Harelaw is a wide shallow reservoir that covers 102 acres and features over 3 miles of excellent wading banks, four dam walls, and three islands. It was built in 1844. With a maximum depth of 13 feet of water and an average depth of 5-9 feet, pike can be found almost anywhere on the fishery up to 32lb the best bait to use is Trout Deadbait.
The moorland habitat of Harelaw is also home to a diverse range of birds and wildlife.