Fishing a lovely loch , or lake even, for the first time is invariably an uplifting experience.
Her home, a bungalow which serves as a gatehouse to the village of Lingerbay, would end up on the lip of the two kilometre-long sea loch which would be left behind if quarrying on the scale proposed goes ahead.
This wall dive is considered one of the most impressive in any Scottish sea loch and is rated with many open-ocean sites.
Come and see all the marine life that's attracted by the oysters and mussels we cultivate in a Scottish sea loch , they said.
Not the wild fish of our rivers, lochs , lakes and sea; there the sportsman should harvest just an occasional fish when the stocks are adequate to allow it.
‘In the meantime, I've got to get on with doing a mock-up of the new Scottish sea loch ,’ he says.
The peninsula is sandwiched between two sea lochs , Loch Fyne to the west and Loch Long to the east - the latter penetrating inland from the Firth of Clyde.
Their two main problems are, first, the multitude of sources they have to draw water from (rivers, lochs and reservoirs) and yes, sewage treatment plants.
Almost 100,000 farm salmon have escaped into the sea loch , where most will now head for the river and breed with the wild fish.
The only other clues are that we have a sailing boat in the picture, that may suggest it is a sea loch .