Penwhapple Reservoir

Penkill Lodge, Ayrshire, KA26 9TQ

Phone number: 01465 817 226


This fishing club is only for fly fishing.

The reservoir is set among the tranquil Hadyard Hills and is situated on the B734 on the road to Barr. It is approx 1 km long by 1/2 km wide and is well stocked with Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout from Dalrymple fish farm. The average size of rainbow is approx 1kg and the brown trout at 1/2 kg.

For a relaxing days fishing and excellent value for money come and try Penwhapple fishing club.

Day tickets are available from Mrs Hainey at Penkill Lodge gatehouse.

Tickets allow the angler to fish from 8am to dusk.

There are also boats for hire, cost is £5 per session (8am-5pm) or (5pm to dusk). The boats are 15ft double skinned fibreglass, only electric outboards are permissible and would require to be supplied by the hirer. However, the boats are fairly easy to row if you don't have an outboard.

The season runs from 1st April to 30th September. Concessions are available for OAPs and juniors from the 1st June. Juniors are 16 and under and must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Must remove own rubbish.

No dogs allowed except guide dogs.

No gutting of fish allowed at the lochside.

No setting fires.

Must comply with the country code.

Contact for further info.

Drew McMillan (Treasurer) - 01465 712791

Robert Wright (President) - 01465 713018

Alistair Scobie (Secretary) - 01465 714538

Kenny Scobie (Vice President) - 01465 713865

Disclaimer- Use of boats and reservoir is entirely at your own risk