skate fishing day charters on Gannet from Oban
in Argyll on the West Coast of Scotland

Enjoy a day’s sea angling? Have you tried fishing for skate?

We welcome parties of up to 8 anglers for skate fishing charter on an all-inclusive basis  – all rods, reels, lines, lures, lead, hooks, traces and bait are provided on board.


There is a small resident population of skate in the area around Oban.

All fish caught are tagged and released alive, and the data collected submitted to the  ongoing Scottish Shark Tagging Programme (formerly run by run by Glasgow University) whose study has helped in assessing the growth and movements of common skate.




all-inclusive charter –  what’s in the price?

up to 8 hours skate fishing charter on Gannet

all tackle provided
rods, reels, lines, lures, lead, traces

bait – supplied whenever possible

Penn Tuna Stick 135 lb class rods with
Penn Senator
12/0 , 14/0 and 16/0 multiplier reels

combined shoulder and kidney harnesses
with heavy duty butt pads

fishing for skate and other big game

hot drinks and snacks

boat based in Oban

transfer to and from vessel

maximum number in charter party
for skate fishing is 8 no minimum number

no extra fees for equipment or bait


skate fishing day charters on Gannet from Oban
Adrian A Lauder
3 Kiel Croft, Benderloch, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QS
contact: tel and fax +44 (0) 1631 720262     email

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