Skye and Lochalsh Angling

Skye and Lochalsh Angling



Fishing sites in North and South Skye and Lochalsh

North Skye Fishing Sites
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Portree
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Uig
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Kingsburgh Estate
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Skeabost
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Minginish
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South Skye Fishing Sites
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Island of Raasay
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Fearann Eilean Iarman
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Clan Donald Trust Lands
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Plockton
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Cluanie, Glenmoriston
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Glenelg and Arnisdale, Lochalsh
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Skye and Lochalsh Angling

North Skye Fishing Sites

 
Portree Area
Uig Area
Kingsburgh Estate
Skeabost Area
Minginish Area 

 

 

 

 

 

Skye and Lochalsh Angling

Portree Area

Permits: Portree Angling Association Secretary: Alastair Nicolson Tel: 01478 612482 (email: nicoal41@hotmail.com)
And from: Jansport, Wentworth Street, Portree
Tel: 01478 612559

Price: 8 per day gives access to all lochs for bank fishing. Rivers 10 per day.

Storr Lochs Group
Bag limit is six fish, min. size 10
Boats available 9am 4.30pm @15 and 5pm dusk @10
Loch Fada - Grid Ref. NG 493494
Remarks: Fish from all banks but S. end shallow.
Boat takes 2 rods.
Loch Leathan - Grid Ref. NG 505515
Remarks: Boat will take six rods plus a wheelchair
(disabled logo).
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 1 April to 30 September
Parking & Access: Parking by lochs off A855 Portree Staffin Road.
Access rating 1.


Lealt
Loch Cuithir - Grid Ref. NG 475596
River Lealt (N. Bank) - Grid Ref. NG 520605
Remarks: Spate river for salmon & sea trout. Pool lies below waterfall. 10 for half-day. Five fish limit.
Method: FLY ONLY on Loch. Fly/ Spinning/ legal bait on River.
Season: Loch: 15 March to 30 September.
River: 15 February 15 October
Parking & Access: Park at quarry on N. side & follow track either to Loch or to shore.
Access rating 3

Mealt
Loch Mealt - Grid Ref. NG 505650
Remarks: Arctic Char only.
Kilmartin River - Grid Ref. NG 486660 491628
Remarks: Salmon, sea trout & brown trout. Lower reaches best.
Method: FLY ONLY on loch. Fly/ worm/ spinning on river.
Season: Loch: 15 March to 30 September
River: 15 February to 15 October
Parking & Access:Loch: park at Ellishadder. Track on west side of Loch. Access Rating 1.
River: park in Stenscholl. Access Rating 1.

Maligar Group
Loch Cleap - Grid Ref. NG 467662
Loch Dubhar-sgoth - Grid Ref. NG 457640
Remarks: Good early loch
Loch Corcasgil - Grid Ref. NG 452642
Remarks: Good early loch
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: Park at Maligar road end and walk in or via Glenconon and Uig Gap.
Access rating 3.

Brogaig Group
Loch Cleat - Grid Ref. NG 447672
Loch Leum na Luirginn - Grid Ref. NG 447676
Brogaig River - Grid Ref. NG 475685 459675
Remarks: Small spate river. Sea trout & salmon
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: Lochs: 15 March to 30 September.
River: 15 February to 15 October.
Parking & Access:
Loch: park at Cemetery car park on Brogaig - Uig road.
Access rating 2.
River: park in Brogaig.
Access rating 1.

Flodigarry Group
Loch Fada - Grid Ref. NG 458696
Loch Droighinn - Grid Ref. NG 455712
Loch Langaig / Langan - Grid Ref. NG 467707
Loch Hasco - Grid Ref. NG 456701
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: Park on A855 by track to Loch Langaig.
Access rating 2

Kilmaluag River - Grid Ref. NG 438749 440687
Remarks: Sea trout & salmon
Method: Fly/ worm/ spinning/ legal bait
Season: 15 February to 15 October
Parking & Access: From minor road off A855 at NG 435742.
Access rating 1.

Coastguard Loch - Grid Ref. NG 416742
Remarks: by Duntulm
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: Park with care by Loch.
Access rating 1.

Loch Sneosdal - Grid Ref. NG 414692
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: Park with care at Heribusta and walk in.
Access rating 2.

Bracadale
Loch Connan - Grid Ref. NG 387430
Remarks: Fragile banks
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: Park at track-end on B885, Portree to Struan road. Boggy walk over hill in NW direction.
Access rating 2-3.

River Ose - Grid Ref. NG 313408 372443
Remarks: Sea trout and salmon possible. Good pools at mouth. Best in spate.
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 February to 15 October
Parking & Access: Park at Ose Bridge on A863 Sligachan to Dunvegan road for lower reaches. Park at Balmeanach road end (NG 332436) and follow forestry track, taking first right into Glen Ullinish.
Access rating 1-2.

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Uig Area

Permits: Gordon Mackenzie, Uig Filling Station.
Tel: 01470 542420 (home 01470 542765

Price: Loch: £8 per day; Rivers: £12 per day

Loch Mor - Grid Ref. NG 405603
Remarks: Good quality hill loch. Best May & June.
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 6 October
Parking & Access: Track from N. of caravan site by A856 at
NG 391612
Access rating 3.

River Rha - Grid Ref. NG 393640412679
Remarks: Interesting little trout stream. Also salmon & sea trout
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March – 6 October(salmon to 15 Oct)
Parking & Access: park with care on Uig to Brogaig road.
Access rating 2.

River Conon - Grid Ref. NG 396638441629
Remarks: Both banks. Brown trout (good), salmon, sea trout
Method: FLY preferred
Season: 15 March – 6 October (salmon to 15 Oct.)
Parking & Access: park with care at river bridge A855 at Uig.
Access also from minor road in Glen Uig.
Access rating 1-2.

River Hinnisdal (N. Bank) - Grid Ref. NG 382575470584
Remarks: Good spate river. Salmon, sea trout.
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March – 6 October (salmon to 15 Oct.)
Parking & Access: Park at Hinnisdal Bridge for lower river or
minor road to Glenuachdroch.
Access rating 1.

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Skye and Lochalsh Angling

Kingsburgh Estate

Permits: Peter & Berni Kinloch Tel: 01470 542458
Mitchell Partridge (ghillie) Tel: 01478 611649 / 07909 947849

Price: £20 per rod per day. £25 to cover all rivers in group.
Season: 10 February - 15 October

River Hinnisdal (S. Bank) - Grid Ref. NG 382575470584
Remarks: Spate river best after rain and below A87. Salmon, sea trout & brown trout. Sea trout not affected by tide.
Method: FLY ONLY. For salmon: catch & release unless farm escapes.
Parking & Access: Parking in lay-by 50m S. of river bridge.
Access rating 1 - 2.

River Romesdal - Grid Ref. NG 408534 - 474556
Remarks: Spate river best after rain. Salmon, sea trout & brown trout. Sea trout best at estuary but tide-dependent. Good salmon pools above road on S. side.
Method: FLY ONLY. For salmon: catch & release unless farm escapes.
Parking & Access: A87 parking in lay-by telephone box.
Access rating 2.

River Haultin (N. Bank) - Grid Ref. NG 418518 - 486523
Remarks: Spate river best after rain. Salmon, sea trout & brown trout. Sea trout best at estuary but tide-dependent.
Method: FLY ONLY. For salmon: catch & release unless farm escapes.
Parking & Access: Park on section of old road alongside A.87 by river bridge.
Access rating 1 – 2.

Creag an Locha - Grid Ref. NG 411558
Method: FLY ONLY. Catch & release.
Season: 15 March – 15 October
Parking & Access: Park on A87 at lay-by N. of Kingsburgh Quarry.
Access rating 3.

Shore Fishing Also Available
Shore fishing on:
Loch Eyre & Loch Snizort Beag
(between Rivers Haultin & Hinnisdal) from several access points.
Please ask for details.

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Skeabost Area

Permits: For more information contact Three Esses Ltd, The Hatchery, Skeabost Bridge Tel 01470 532297 or Reception, The Skeabost Country House Hotel Tel 01470 532202.

Price: £35 per rod per day. £20 per rod per half day.

River Snizort - Grid Ref. from NG 422428
downstream to mouth (both banks) – 8 miles.
Remarks: Brown trout throughout season. Salmon & sea trout run from late June. September & October best. Conditions best after rain at high tide
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 February to 15 October
Parking & Access: For lower beats park in layby outside Hotel entrance. For upper beats park with care by Snizort Bridge on the minor road between Struan and Portree ( NG 420442). Lower three beats may be wheelchair accessible.
Upper beats – Access rating 2.

WARNING – please watch for overhead power cables in places.

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Minginish Area

North West Skye
For details and access to loch fishing in this area please contactCommander W Peppe, secretary Drynoch & Borline Club. Tel: 01478 640218.

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Access grading key
1 Close to road, easy
2 Some walking in, easy ground
3 Long walk in, rough ground
4 Remote and rough, difficult walk.