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.




Hope, Strathmore and Polla Estate

Boats on Loch Hope are available by booking Kinloch Lodge, Foulain Cottage (Eriboll) and Strathmore Lodge through Wildland Ltd at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Tongue Angling Club boat on Loch Hope is available to book through Tongue Post Office.


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 Tel: 01738 451600.


 Scourie & District Angling Club


With 47 lochs available they offer excellent trout fishing on a wide variety of lochs in the scenic area of Scourie. For more information please visit


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


River Inver


Fly fishing is available on the River Inver between February and October through letting agents CKD Galbraith ( 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.  ( 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


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.


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.

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