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

South Skye Fishing Sites

 
Island of Raasay
Fearann Eilean Iarman
Clan Donald Trust Lands
Plockton
Cluanie, Glenmoriston
Glenelg and Arnisdale, Lochalsh 

 

 

 

 

 

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Island of Raasay Area

Permits:
From Raasay Stores, Inverarish.
Also available Mrs A Gillies, Secretary Raasay Crofters Association Tel: 01478660284

Price:
£2 per rod per day / £5 per week / £10 per year

Youth Hostel GroupGrid Ref. NG 554380 to 554385
A group of three roadside lochs, un-named on OS map
Method: Fly/worm/spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: With care at roadside.
Access rating 1.

Dun Caan Group
Loch Storab – Grid Ref. NG 565386
Remarks: May & June are best
Loch na Mna – Grid Ref. NG 579387
Loch na Meilich – Grid Ref. NG 574398
Remarks: Excellent hill loch. May & June
And a number of other associated lochs, un-named on OS map
Mechod: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: Parking area at Balmeanach and follow hill track.
Access rating 4.

Blachurin Group
Loch Eadar da Bhaile – Grid Ref. NG 557407
Remarks: Weedy
Loch an Rathaid – Grid Ref. NG 555415
Remarks: Excellent. Best May & June
Loch Groidean (smaller loch) – Grid Ref. NG 553415
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: With care on minor road to Balachuirn.
Access rating 3.

Brochel Group
Remarks: A variable group worth exploring
Loch an Uachdair – Grid Ref. NG 583470
Loch Beag – Grid Ref. NG 585473
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: With care on minor road at Brochel.
Access rating 2 to 3

Torran Group
Loch Mallaichte – Grid Ref. NG 597494
And associated lochs un-named on OS map.
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: With care at road end. Trach to Torran.

Eilean Fladda
Loch Mor and associated lochs – Grid Ref. NG 588512
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: With care at road end. Track to Torran.
CARE! Tidal causeway to Island.
Access rating 4.


IN ADDITION: Home Loch ( Loch a’ Mhuillinn) at
NG 552367 is open fishing, permit free, but very wooded.

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Skye and Lochalsh Angling Fearann Eilean Iarmain Area

Permits: Weekdays during office hours: Estate Office, Isle Ornsay Tel: 01471 833266
Weekends & outside office hours; Hotel Eilean Iarmain, Isle Ornsay Tel: 01471 833332

Price: £7.50 per rod per day, £30 per week


Ord Group
Loch na Doireanach – Grid Ref. NG 638108
(N.E & NW banks only)
Ord river – Grid Ref. NG 615131 - 632121
Remarks: Brown trout & sea trout in spate
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March – 5 October
Parking & Access: Park with care on minor road to Ord.
Loch is a steep climb. Access rating 4.
River – mostly easy. Access rating 2

Drunfean
Loch an Iasgaich – Grid Ref. NG 673142
Remarks: East banks are best. Good size fish
Method: Fly preferred
Season: 15 March – 5 October
Parking & Access: Park with care at Drumfearn.
Access rating 3

Eilean Iarmain Group
Loch Bharabhaig – Grid Ref. NG 684098
Remarks: Wooded giving good feeding
Loch na Dubbraichean – Grid Ref. NG 675105
Remarks: also holds arctic char
Method: FLY ONLY
Season: 15 March – 5 October
Parking & Access: for both lochs park by Loch na dubhriachean.
Dubhriachean is access rating 2.
Loch Bharabhaig is a stiff twenty minute walk
south; rated 4.

Heast Group – (challenging group on limestone)
Loch an Eilein – Grid Ref. NG 640186
Remarks: a very good loch
Loch an Starsaich – Grid Ref. NG 646190
Loch Buidhe – Grid Ref. NG 639193
Remarks: N.shore is best, but weedy early.
Loch Lonachan – Grid Ref. NG 627192
Remarks: also holds arctic char (S.E. bank only)
Method: Fly / worm / spinning / legal bait
Season: 15 March – 5 October
Parking & Access: For Lonachan park by Boreraig path from by Chill Chriosd on A881. For others park by cattle grid at Heast and follow streams up.
Access rating 3.

Sculamus GroupThe Black Lochs
Loch Airigh na Saorach – Grid Ref. NG 682202
Remarks: small fish but sea trout possible throughout season
Lochain Dubba – Grid Ref. NG 675206
Remarks: small fish but sea trout possible throughout season
Loch and Droma Bhain – Grid Ref. NG 667200
Lochain Teanna – Grid Ref. NG 683219
Loch Cruinn – Grid Ref. NG 680217
Lochain a’ Mhullainch – Grid Ref. NG 690209
Mechod: Fly / worm / spinning / legal bait
Season: 15 March – 5 October
Parking & Access: Park with cair at NG 680208 on A851.
Access rating 1-2

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Clan Donald Trust Lands Area

Permits: None required but please observe best practice guidelines. Further information from Armadale Castle office 01471 844305

Aird of Sleat
Loch Aruisg – Grid Ref. NG 574009
Loch Horaveg – Grid Ref. NG 578016
Loch an t-Selich – Grid Ref. NG 578033
Loch Lamaseaig – Grid Ref. NG 582038
Loch Sgurr na Caorach – Grid Ref. NG 589033
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: Park with care at Aird road end. All Lochs are remote from the road over rough ground.
Access rating 4.

Gleann Meadhonach
Most of the area is designated SSSI. Please take care not to disturb wildlife. Also care with adder population.
Allt a Ghlinne – Grid Ref. NG 591054578053
Remarks: salmon and sea trout
Loch a’ Ghlinne – Grid Ref. NG 596054
Koch Ic Iain – Grid Ref. NG 601070
Remarks: boggy
Loch Nigheann Fhionnlaidh – Grid Ref. NG 583066
Method: Fly preferred
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: Park with care on minor road to Tarskavaig. Track down Gleann Meadonach from viewpoint at NG 623068. All Lochs are remote from the road over rough ground.
Access rating 4.

Tarskavaig Group
Loch Dhughaill – Grid Ref. NG 614082
Loch nan Uamh – Grid Ref. NG 633083
Loch nan Breac Dubha – Grid Ref. NG 631089
Loch Ard – Grid Ref. NG 640091
Loch nan Clach – Grid Ref. NG 624096
Loch an Tuim – Grid Ref. NG 624096
Loch Mhic Charmhiceil – Grid Ref. NG 645099
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 5 October
Parking & Access: Park with care along minor road to Tarskavaig. Loch Dhughaill is easy to access, rated 1.
All other lochs are remote from the road over rough ground. Access rating 4.

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Plockton Area

Permits: None required

Loch Achaidh na h’Inich – Grid Ref. NG 814308
Loch Lundie – Grid Ref. NG 806317
Method: Fly / worm / spinning
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: In parking areas of Strathellen Wood.
Access rating 1.

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Cluanie, Glenmoriston Area

Permits: At present none required. Check at Cluanie Inn on A87 at the head of Glen Shiel.

Loch Cluanie – Grid Ref. NH 076114
Remarks: Brown trout & pike
Method: Fly / spinning / worm
Season: 15 March to 30 September
Parking & Access: With care on various loch-side parking areas.
Access rating 1.

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Glenelg & Arnisdale, Lochalsh

For details of fishing in this area please contact Colin MacDonald, Secretary. Glenelg & Arnisdale Fishing Club Tel: 01599 522719

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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.