Fisheries

 

West Sutherland offers some of the most outstanding salmon and trout fishing in Scotland. Set amongst beautiful scenery there is something for everyone from the larger rivers to remote hill lochs.  Details of available fishing in the area are given below with links to individual websites for more information and availability.

 

 

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Hope, Strathmore and Polla Estate

Loch Hope and River Hope can be booked through Wildland Ltd at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Boats are available with Kinloch Lodge, Foulain Cottage (Eriboll) and Strathmore Lodge. 

 

The River Hope is currently available with Kinloch Lodge only.

 

The River Polla is available with Foulain Cottage. This let also includes a boat on Loch Hope

 

 

Reay Forest Estate

 

Occasional fishing is available through letting agents CKD Galbraith. For more information and availability please visit www.sportinglets.co.uk/locations/reay-forest Tel: 01738 451600.

 

 

Assynt

 

Loch Assynt Lodge

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Situated on the shores of Loch Assynt, fishing is available on Loch Assynt, hill lochs and the coast. For more information please visit www.lochassyntlodge.com

 

Assynt Angling Group

 

A partnership of local anglers and landowners, the Assynt Angling Group was formed in 2000 to offer excellent trout fishing on a wide variety of lochs in the beautiful area of Assynt. For more information please visit www.assyntangling.co.uk.

 

River Inver

 

Fly fishing is available on the River Inver between February and October through letting agents CKD Galbraith (www.sportinglets.co.uk/locations/the-river-inver Tel: 01738 451600).

 

River Kirkaig

 

The Kirkaig is very much a spate river, and restricted to fly only with the season running from 11th February – 15th October, the main fishing months being July – October.  (www.sportinglets.co.uk/locations/the-river-kirkaig/ Tel: 01738 451600).

 

Assynt Fly Fishing

 

Bespoke guided fishing trips in Assynt tailored to individual requirements and interests.  Opportunities to visit some of the remotest parts of Assynt with an experienced and informative guide www.assyntflyfishing.com

 

Inverpolly Estate

 

Salmon and trout fishing is available throughout the Inverpolly Estate. Permits can be obtained at Inverpolly Lodge, Tel: 01854 622452.

River Garvie - 2 rods available on the right bank (looking downstream) at £15 per rod. Possibility of salmon and sea trout.Boats are available for Lochs Sionascaig, Lurgainn and Badagyle at a cost of £15. Engines are also available for £12, with lifejackets a further £2. Again, these are migratory systems.

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The Polly and Black Lochs are available for both bank and boat fishing. Boats are priced at £12, bank fishing is £5. These lochs are fly only.


For further information please visit : www.inverpolly.com.

 

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