National Register of Angling Clubs in Scotland

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South West
Castle Douglas & District A.A.
River Urr & Loch Rowan

Castle Douglas & District A.A.,River Urr & Loch Rowan
Castle Douglas & District A.A.,River Urr & Loch RowanCastle Douglas Angling Association (CDAA) has over 5 miles of the middle reaches of the Urr, beginning at Step End and finishing at Grange Water. Pools that are particularly popular include Step End, Cauls, Davie Craig, Red Brae, Spottes Dam, Battery, Jeans and Grange Water. 01556 502851

Castle Douglas & District A.A.,River Urr & Loch Rowan
Dalbeattie A.A.
River Urr

Dalbeattie A.A.,River Urr
Dalbeattie A.A.,River UrrThe Dalbeattie Angling Association leases 3.5 miles of the lower Urr. Within this section there is a large amount of good fly water with spinning permitted in higher water conditions. The lower beat, Craignair, is tidal at its bottom end and has nine named pools plus a number of other likely spots. The upper beat, Firthhead, has a pleasing mixture of pools glides and runs and is ideal fly water in most conditions. 07778 140569

Dalbeattie A.A.,River Urr
Esk & Liddle F.A
Border Esk & River Liddle

Esk & Liddle F.A,Border Esk & River Liddle
Esk & Liddle F.A,Border Esk & River LiddleEskdale and Liddle Angling Association manage some 20 miles of the best seatrout fishing in the South of Scotland, the Esk & Liddle are well known for their run of sea trout, and for the salmon run during the second half of the season. 01387 381951

Esk & Liddle F.A,Border Esk & River Liddle
New Galloway A.A.
Kirkubright Dee Clatteringshaws Loch

New Galloway A.A.,Kirkubright Dee
Clatteringshaws Loch
New Galloway A.A.,Kirkubright Dee
Clatteringshaws LochTwo miles of river fishing on the West bank of the River Ken at Ken Bridge, New Galloway, GR 640784. Run by the New Galloway Angling Association, this fishery offers salmon and trout fishing from July onwards and is easily accessed from the junction of the A713 and A712 roads. Tickets can be purchased from J. R. Hopkins Grocers on the High Street of New Galloway. Prior to fishing, anglers should understand the implications of sudden water flow changes throughout the river, which is heavily influenced by the workings of the Galloway Hydro Scheme.01644 420 229

New Galloway A.A.,Kirkubright Dee
Clatteringshaws Loch
Newton Stewart A.A.
River Cree

Newton Stewart A.A.,River Cree
Newton Stewart A.A.,River CreeNewton Stewart Angling Association maintain and provide some of the highest quality game fishing in Scotland. The Association is managed by an elected Committee who ensure that the waters and the fishing remain in first class condition. In total there are six well stocked lochs, the Penkiln Burn and the River Cree, all of which provide superb fishing in unspoiled surroundings, for Salmon, Sea-trout, Brown and Rainbow trout. Fishing is available on a daily or weekly basis for visitors, or through association membership for local permanent residents, or for associate membership for non residents! All options represent excellent value for money.01988 80271

Newton Stewart A.A.,River Cree
Girvan Mains Angling Club
Girvan Ayrshire
Girvan Mains Angling Club,Girvan AyrshireGirvan Mains Fishing Club offers fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout on the lower reaches of the River Girvan, In Ayrshire. Being the 1st stretch of river from the sea, we see a good run of fish every month of the year and also have the first crack at them, for the past 3 years in a row the biggest Salmon has been landed by a Girvan Mains FC member. 07411276383
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Sorn Angling ClubSorn Angling Club,SornThe fishings extend to over 3 miles with the bottom beat which runs through the quaint village of Sorn starting at the Auld Brig and the upper beats stretching as far as Upper Heilar and Merkland. The annual members subscription fee is £85. Day tickets are available from the Post Office and cost £20 per day. 07917422091
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Dumfries and Galloway Angling Association
Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway Angling Association,DumfriesDGAA control the fishing, for all species, on a 2.5 mile double bank stretch of the lower river Nith, and more water on the River Cairn. Being at the lower end of the river Nith fresh fish can be encountered throughout the season, from the first day to the last. The season runs from the 25th of February until the 30th of November for migratory fish, one of the longest open seasons in the entire country. Our beat winds its way through pastoral farmland in the beautiful Dumfriesshire countryside. Wading is generally easy, over a Stable gravel bottom, although caution is advised. For more details please go to our website. 07745254311
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Tarbolton+Faiford Angling Club
Tarbolton
Tarbolton+Faiford Angling Club,TarboltonThe River Ayr is the largest of the Ayrshire salmon rivers and it has some excellent fly fishing water. As with all the Ayrshire rivers the River Ayr is primarily a summer and autumn fishery. However, there is a late spring run with excellent quality double figure fish taken each year, usually starting in April and peaking in May. The regular summer floods can bring large runs of summer grilse and fresh fish are caught until the season closes at the end of October. 01292 521154
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South East
Jedforest A.A.
River Teviot

Jedforest A.A.,River Teviot
Jedforest A.A.,River TeviotJedforest has trout fishing to offer on 5 miles of the River Teviot near Jedburgh. The water is split into two beats, Timpendean and Ormiston. Fishing begins on 1st April. Trout are widespread on both beats and an evening rise on the fly can provide great sport with fish weighing up to 3lb caught each year. A daily bag limit of six trout is imposed but catch and release is welcome.07966 217620
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Jedforest A.A.,River Teviot
Berwick & District A.C.
Chirnside, Duns

Berwick & District A.C.,Chirnside, Duns
Berwick & District A.C.,Chirnside, Duns**Special Offer** Salmon season salmon permit reduced to £130 until March 15th, 2017. Several miles of fly only water on the Lower Whiteadder, commencing above Allanton Bridge near Chirnside down to Paxton near Berwick upon Tweed. The water is divided into six beats with prime fishing for salmon, sea trout and wild brown trout. With the removal of estuary, coastal nets and many of the river obstructions. The Whiteadder's spring run of salmon has improved greatly over the past few years. The first fish of the Tweed season was caught on the Whiteadder on February 1st 2017. 01289306985 after 8pm
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Berwick & District A.C.,Chirnside, Duns
East Lothian A.A.
River Tyne

East Lothian A.A.,River Tyne
East Lothian A.A.,River TyneThe East Lothian Tyne is an attractive and secluded river of approximately 30 miles in length, rising in the Moorfoot hills and flowing eastwards into Belhaven Bay, by Dunbar. ELAA lease and manage the majority of the river, from above Pencaitland down to the tide at Tyninghame. The Tyne has a good stock of wild trout, and is managed exclusively as a wild trout fishery above West Mills Weir in Haddington.01620 860045
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East Lothian A.A.,River Tyne
Galashiels Angling Association
River Tweed

Galashiels Angling Association,River Tweed
Galashiels Angling Association,River TweedGala Angling Association is proud to offer excellent fishing for Brown Trout and Grayling in the very heart of the Scottish Borders. The association permit allows fishing on approximately 13 miles of the River Tweed (with the exclusion of several reserved areas), the River Ettrick and approximately 5 miles of the Gala Water. All the areas that are reserved are marked with notice boards and can be seen on our beat map. 01896 751620

Galashiels Angling Association,River Tweed
River Avon Federation
Linlithgow
River Avon Federation,LinlithgowLinlithgow Angling Club is a founding member of the River Avon Federation, and in conjunction with the other two fishing Clubs on the Avon, leases the Migratory Rights to the majority of the Avon, on both banks. LAC members can fish from the bridge on the A801 to the sea at Grangemouth with the exception of 1km single bank stretch at Polmonthill, in total three distinct beats, totalling around 17km. LAC have the exclusive Rights to Beat 4, which is for fly fishing only and comprises around 8km of double bank fishing from approximately, the Union Canal aquaduct to the Bo’ness railway viaduct.07505 877336
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Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association
River Tweed

Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association,River Tweed
Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association,River TweedThe Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association is proud to offer some excellent fishing for brown trout and grayling in the very heart of the Scottish Borders. For a modest cost, the Association permit allows fishing on approximately 23 miles of the River Tweed and 5 miles of the Lyne Water in Peeblesshire with the exception of private stretches which are clearly marked with notice boards.0870 1317128
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Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association,River Tweed
Selkirk & District A.A.
Rivers Ettrick & Yarrow

Selkirk & District A.A.,Rivers Ettrick & Yarrow
Selkirk & District A.A.,Rivers Ettrick & YarrowSalmon and Wild Trout. The fishings on the River Ettrick extend from a point 50 yards below Philiphaugh Cauld to the Netly Burn on the left, or West Bank, and the Bridgeheugh House on the right or East bank. Full details are set out on the permit. 01750 21474 01750 21474

Selkirk & District A.A.,Rivers Ettrick & Yarrow
Whiteadder BDAA
River Whiteadder

Whiteadder BDAA,River Whiteadder
Whiteadder BDAA,River WhiteadderThe Berwick & District An Angling Association administers several miles of the river Whiteadder with some prime Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout fishing. They have six beats along the length of the lower Whiteadder starting with beat1 above Allanton Bridge near Chirnside in Berwickshire down to Paxton near Berwick. 01289306985

Whiteadder BDAA,River Whiteadder
Dreghorn Angling Club
Dreghorn
Dreghorn Angling Club,DreghornDreghorn Angling Club (D.A.C.) was established in 1925 and has since held fishings on the River Irvine and Annick water. Memberships are held by anglers who are resident in a wide area of the country, but many are local to the area and they support a wide range of Club activities and competitions.+441294285460
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West Central
Loch Lomond A.I.A.
Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond  A.I.A.,Loch LomondHere at the L.L.A.I.A. our aim is simple. It is to provide our membership, and visiting anglers, with the highest quality and best value Salmon and Sea Trout fishing in Britain. Almost the whole system is under the jurisdiction of the L.L.A.I.A. and we offer probably the most diverse and extensive range of fishing opportunity open to any angling club in the UK. The L.L.A.I.A. also has control over and issues permits for coarse fishing on Loch Lomond. Our fishings range from freshwater loch, to salt water estuary and from big river to spate rivers. This means there is always something available to the adaptable angler! 0141 353 5004
Doune Angling Club
Doune
Doune Angling Club,DouneDoune Angling Club membership is reserved for anglers staying, or were born - within a one kilometre of Doune Cross, and to previous residents of one year at least, subject to the limited numbers stated in the Club Rules. We have access, on specific days, to fish the Ardoch Burn and River Teith by kind agreement with the estates and landowners for Salmon from 1st February to 31st October, and Trout from 15th March to 6th October01786 841520
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United Clyde A.P.A.
River Clyde

United Clyde A.P.A.,River Clyde
United Clyde A.P.A.,River ClydeThe association enjoys a long tradition of river and fisheries management, principally on the River Clyde and a number of tributaries. A heritage passed down from generations of previous members. Their legacy is the good angling enjoyed by so many on the River Clyde today. All funds raised through the sale of fishing permits are wisely re-invested on the management of UCAPA licensed waters.01501 740928
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United Clyde A.P.A.,River Clyde
Crieff Angling Club
Crieff
Crieff Angling Club,CrieffWelcome to Crieff Angling Club's site. The Club controls three beats on the River Earn: Upper Strowan, Braidhaugh, and Drummond Castle which together cover some 5 miles of the river, mostly both banks. Permit is by Day Ticket or Club Membership. Day Tickets for non-members, can be purchased to fish for Salmon & Sea Trout, Brown Trout and Grayling on separate Permits. Members, local or country, may for any species. The Club also controls Drummond Loch. To get an idea of the club water take a look at the gallery. Tel Gordon Taylor 01764 656063.01764656063
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The River Kelvin Angling Association
Glasgow
The River Kelvin Angling Association,GlasgowThe Kelvin’s total length is 34 kilometres from its source at Wyndford to its confluence with the Clyde at Partick.The river offers a remarkable variety of fishing opportunities due to its length and nature – starting as a meandering stream crossing flood plains and ending as a dramatic river that runs through a wooded gorge through one of the UK’s largest and most industrialised cities.07730682748
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Aberfeldy Angling Club
Aberfeldy
Aberfeldy Angling Club ,AberfeldyEdradynate and Upper Grandtully water is one of the best known beats on the Upper Tay. The beat consists of 1 mile single (left) bank fishing plus one mile double bank fishing. The beat contains the legendary Church Pool, a long deep holding pool, perhaps the best on the Upper Tay and long famed for producing monsters.01887 829512
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East Central
Kirriemuir Angling Club
Kirriemuir
Kirriemuir Angling Club,Kirriemuir4 miles fishing both banks Five year average: 134 salmon and grilse, 136 sea trout. Day permit £25.00 Weekly permit (6 days) £125 Annual membership £150 The beat is fly fishing only in all water conditions.01575 574597
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Doune Angling Club
Doune
Doune Angling Club,DouneDoune Angling Club membership is reserved for anglers staying, or were born - within a one kilometre of Doune Cross, and to previous residents of one year at least, subject to the limited numbers stated in the Club Rules. We have access, on specific days, to fish the Ardoch Burn and River Teith by kind agreement with the estates and landowners for Salmon from 1st February to 31st October, and Trout from 15th March to 6th October, with the annual Ziolkowski competion on an evening in June. To find out more contact Mike Brown at anglingclub@doune.co. 01786 841520
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Perth and District Anglers Association
Perth, Scotland
Perth and District Anglers Association,Perth, ScotlandMembership of the PDAA offers some of the best-value salmon and trout fishing in the country. Beats for 2016 include Rome Croy, Stobhall, Benchil, Pitlochrie, Murthly and Findynate, among many others. 07590651820
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Pitlochry Angling Club
Pitlochry
Pitlochry Angling Club,PitlochrySuperb salmon and trout beats on the River Tummel and River Garry, as well as bank and boat fishing on Loch Kinardochy and Loch Bhac for brown and rainbow trout respectively. Pitlochry Angling Club's policy is to provide good fishing at reasonable cost.
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Eden Angling Association
Cupar
Eden Angling Association,CuparThe E.A.A has approximately 16 miles of mainly double bank fishing for salmon, seatrout and brown trout. The upper river above Springfield is mostly canalised, but offers good trout fishing and salmon at the back end of the year. From Springfield downstream to Cupar the river has a chalk stream appearance thereafter the river changes again becoming faster flowing and more streamy. This area is usually the most fished due to easy access and prolific catches of salmon and seatrout. The tidal reaches can be good for seatrout and salmon but are difficult to fish due to the mud flats.07925 855390
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Allan Water Angling Improvement Association
Dunblane
Allan Water Angling Improvement Association,DunblaneWithin easy reach of Edinburgh and Glasgow (40 min), and Perth (30 mins) the Allan offers affordable brown trout, sea trout, and salmon fishing for all. The Allan Water Angling Improvement Association controls approximately 15 miles of mostly double bank fishing. The Association is committed to providing good quality affordable fishing for its members and visiting anglers who are always welcome and both daily and season permits are readily available. The season opens on 15th March and closes on 6th October for trout and 31st October for salmon and sea trout. 07824875155
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West Lothian Angling Assoc
Livingston
West Lothian Angling Assoc,LivingstonWest Lothian Angling Association was Established in 2011, the aim of the association is to provide, promote and protect angling opportunities within the West Lothian area. Currently we provide fishing for Salmon & Brown Trout on approximately 9 miles (double/single bank) of the River Almond between Kirkton Weir and the Clifton Hall. Our water are split into two beats, beat 1 is all species excluding Salmon and beat 2 is all species including Salmon. No Salmon fishing is available on Day Tickets.
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Scottish Carp Group
Edinburgh
Scottish Carp Group,EdinburghThe Scottish Carp Group was formed in 1988 by five individuals who were keen to promote carp fishing in Scotland and this is still the main aim of the group today. Since those early days the group has grown to around two hundred members and now has five waters to it's name. The group is non profit making with all funds going back into the group. There are no waiting lists and membership is open to everyone. All our members are keen carp anglers but many of us fish for other species eg pike, tench, roach etc and some have an interest in sea & game angling. This diversity means that information and discussion is not limited to carp angling. Many of our members travel around the world in search of big fish, some of the stories are amazing! 07831 741092
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River Leven Angling Club
Fife
River Leven Angling Club,FifeApproximately 16 miles of (mostly) double bank fishing on the River Leven. There is good access to most parts of the River. Main species are Brown Trout and Sea Trout. Salmon have also been caught although in small number. 07930 242961
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West Coast
Portree Angling Association
Portree
Portree Angling Association,PortreePortree Angling Association, founded in 1955, supports and promotes angling in the Isle of Skye. Our aims are to acquire fishing in Skye and to make this available to both members and visitors at a reasonable cost. We now have a range of waters that provides fishing to suit all tastes, ranging from small native brown trout in remote mountain lochs to salmon in spate rivers, and including boat or bank fishing on the famous Storr Lochs. 01470582428
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North
Inverness Angling Club
Inverness

Inverness Angling Club,Inverness
Inverness Angling Club,InvernessSome three miles of double bank fishings. Huts available at the Little Isle and Mill Stream Pools where club members will welcome visitors and offer refreshments. Average catches, to 2014, were 228 salmon and grilse in the five years to 2014 and 296 over 10 years. All fish must be released unharmed for the salmon fishing season.01463 233178

Inverness Angling Club,Inverness
Kyle of Sutherland AA
Bonar Bridge

Kyle of Sutherland AA,Bonar Bridge
Kyle of Sutherland AA,Bonar BridgeThe area controlled by the Kyle of Sutherland Angling Association covers circa 14 miles of tidal water. Fishing is on both banks. Both salmon and sea trout feature in catches. Salmon anglers typically use rods of 12-15' in length coupled with floating lines and a selection of sinking tip sections. Shrimp flies such as the Oykel GP, Kylie Shrimp and Cascade are very popular choices by regular anglers. 07881048500

Kyle of Sutherland AA,Bonar Bridge
Nairn Angling Association
NAIRN

Nairn Angling Association,NAIRN
Nairn Angling Association,NAIRNThe Nairn Angling Association holds 8 miles of fishing offering arguably some of the best Salmon & Sea Trout Association water in Scotland. The fishing's are over some 7 beats with more than 40 named pools which include some excellent fly water. Methods are Fly, worm asnd Spinning is also allowed when water levels are above the spinning marks. 01667 454729
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Nairn Angling Association,NAIRN
Beauly Angling Club
Beauly
Beauly Angling Club,BeaulyBeauly Angling Club provides members with affordable access to river, firth, and loch fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout. Our fishing on the River Beauly extends downstream from Lovat Bridge to Wester Lovat; this equates to around 7 miles of bank fishing with ten named pools. The fishing on the inner half of the Beauly Firth is also included in club membership offering saltwater fly fishing, spinning and bait fishing predominately for Sea Trout. We lease a good sized hill loch near Beauly and have a number of exchange tickets set up with other Angling Clubs across Scotland. 01463 831258
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Forres Angling Association
Forres
Forres Angling Association,ForresThe Forres Angling Association have a stretch of the River Findhorn from Red Craig at Mundole caravan Site, to approx five miles downstream to the mouth of the Findhorn Bay. They promote and are keen to show any new fisherman or visitor the Findhorn River and the way into the different pools. Sandy McLachan is employed by the Forres Angling Association and can be found on the river bank all year round. 01309690097
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North East
Strathspey Anglers Association
Grantown Upon Spey

Strathspey Anglers Association,Grantown Upon Spey
Strathspey Anglers Association,Grantown Upon Spey6 miles double bank on River Spey 12 miles double bank on River Dulnain Visitor permits are only available to persons temporarily residing in the Grantown-on-Spey, Cromdale, Duthil, Carrbridge, Dulnain Bridge and Nethybridge areas 01479 872684

Strathspey Anglers Association,Grantown Upon Spey
Fochabers A.A.
River Spey
Fochabers A.A.,River Spey Fishing is over 1.3 miles on both banks, from the tail of the Quarry Pool at the top of the beat, to the tail of Braehead Pool. We have the fishing from opening day on 11th February until 10th August each year. There is a fishing hut on the East bank at Cumberland - for the use of both members and visitors.01343 820259
Laurencekirk & District A.A.North EskConnemara, Northwaterbridge, Laurencekirk 01674 840613
Abernethy Angling Association
Boat of Garten

Abernethy Angling Association,Boat of Garten
Abernethy Angling Association,Boat of GartenThe Abernethy Waters consist of 15 named pools on over 6 miles (10Km) of double bank fishing on the famous River Spey for salmon, sea trout and brown trout. 07922062154
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Abernethy Angling Association,Boat of Garten
Kemnay Angling Club
Kemnay

Kemnay Angling Club,Kemnay
Kemnay Angling Club,KemnayThe Kemnay Angling Club beat is located in the middle section of the River nestled between the infamous beats of Monymusk and Fetternear Estates. It consists of 11/4 miles of South bank fishing and a short section of North bank fishing. The beat runs upstream from the road bridge at Kemnay adjacent to Fetternear Estate as far as the Ton Burn and its march with the Monymusk beat, a few miles from the village of Monymusk. 07860846999
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Kemnay Angling Club,Kemnay
Aberdeen & District Angling Association
Aberdeen
Aberdeen & District Angling Association,AberdeenThe ADAA has fishings on a number of rivers around Aberdeenshire. These Include the Rivers, Don, Dee, Ythan. For more informartion about these beats please visit the website for further details. 01224 875452
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Stonehaven and District Angling Association
Stonehaven
Stonehaven and District Angling Association,StonehavenThe Association offers an excellent choice of waters to fish, with up to double figure Salmon and Sea Trout from the River Cowie; River Carron and the River Bervie. There is also plenty of sport fishing for stocked Blue Trout and Rainbow Trout in both the Allochie and Crossley Reservoirs. There are a few brownies too if you can catch them.07534188900
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Ugie Angling Association
Peterhead

Ugie Angling Association,Peterhead
Ugie Angling Association,PeterheadThe river has 6 miles of double bank fishing, but the locals tend to fish off the north bank which contains over three miles of manicured single bank fishing in this north east spate river. Fishing methods are with the fly, the worm and spinner. Day tickets are now available on line.07801678709
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Ugie Angling Association,Peterhead
 
Outer Isles
Stornoway A.A.
Stornoway

Stornoway A.A.,Stornoway
Stornoway A.A.,StornowayThe SAA has brown trout fishing on twelve lochs, 3 of which have boats, and all are located within 10 miles of Stornoway. Some of the lochs hold fish that are 3 to the 1lb size, others have average fish off 12oz and trout over 2lb. Visiting anglers may obtain permits to use the boats or may take out associate membership of the SAA. The associate membership provides bank fishing on the Association's trout lochs, free use of the trout loch boats and also enables visiting anglers to obtain season tickets for the River Creed salmon and sea trout fishery.01851 700 103

Stornoway A.A.,Stornoway
Gress angling association
stornoway

Gress angling association,stornoway
Gress angling association,stornowayThe river is now under the stewardship of The Gress Angling Association who are attempting to manage the river back toward it's known habitat sustainable stocking density. Some improvement can be seen in the fish numbers and size but this is seen as early days in terms of the river's hopeful recovery. Season is June 1st - October 15th. Visitor's day tickets are £10. Permits from Sportsworld, 1 - 3 Francis Street, Stornoway. Tel No: 01851 70 5464. 07818622300
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Gress angling association,stornoway
Carloway Angling Club
Stornoway

Carloway Angling Club,Stornoway
Carloway Angling Club,StornowayCarloway Angling Club offers a variety of water. All three main lochs may hold salmon in season with the smaller lochs providing trout fishing only. One salmon of 13lb plus has been taken in each of the past three years and 3 trout over 7lbs have been taken in the past five years from Loch Laxabhat and from the bank. Salmon runs are subject to drought. The river is slow to rise after rain but fortunately also slow to fall. Tickets can be purchased from the following outlets: Sportsworld, 1-3 Francis Street, Stornoway 01851643297
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Carloway Angling Club,Stornoway


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