South Skye Fishing Sites
About the Fishing
A local angler said “there’s trout in every puddle here!'
Well, that's not guaranteed but the area does have the perfect wild trout loch for every angler.
A beginner might start at the easily accessible Storr Lochs, just north of the Island's capital, Portree with its well-stocked waters and facilities for disabled anglers.
For the more experienced angler seeking a challenge there are dozens of remote mountain lochs with rugged walk-ins. Absorb the full beauty of the area in complete solitude; escape the noise and speed of everyday life, settle by your own secret loch and be at one with the rod. A few of the Lochs also host Arctic Char providing a further challenge to the keen angler.
There are salmon and sea trout here, too; small rivers offering good returns in spate conditions.
Excellent shore angling is available at several prominent points around the coast with huge pollack, record-breaking skate and good mackerel runs. Check out the Tourist Board and local accommodation providers for operators offering sea-fishing trips.
And watch for our wildlife while you fish. Bird life
and insect life abound and you may be sharing the fishing with the local
Why not spend time opening up the secret world of Skye and Lochalsh fishing.
All lochs included in our Web Site hold stocks of native wild brown trout unless otherwise stated. The typical fish is of the size of a "breakfast brownie", up to around 1lb in weight.
Salmon farm escapees can be recognized by their stunted
and worn fins.