The Coigach hill lochs lie behind Achiltibuie. Those
prepeared to hike up the hill are likely to be rewarded with a basket of
small brown trout. Enquire, Summer Isles Hotel, Achiltibuie. tel: 01854
622282. Boats may also be booked at the hotel for sea trout fishing on
In the west Coigach lie the lochs
Vatachan, Raa, Beiste, Creige Duibhe, Dornie, Totaig among others.
Enquiries should be directed to Coigach Craft Shop (tel: 01854 622346)
or Badentarbet Lodge (tel: 01854 622225), which also sell day tickets
for the salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Garvie and Garvie
Permits for the following lochs are available from the
Inverpolly Estate Office, Inverpolly, tel: 01854 622452
Loch Lurgainn - a long, dour, windy loch
offering good fishing on its day, for traditional brown trout and ferox
trout. Boat and bank fishing
Loch Bad a'Ghaill - Similar fishing to Loch
Lurgainn, with the possibility of a salmon or sea trout from July.
Green Loch - A small loch linking Lochs
Lurgainn and Bad a'Ghaill. Can be entered by boat at high water levels
but normally fished from the bank.
Loch Sionascaig - A large loch with brown trout
and some large ferox trout. Bird sanctuaries on the islands. Boat or
Black Loch - An accessible loch with lots of
small brown trout. Boat and bank fishing.
Polly Lochs - Easy to access, with good fishing
and some large trout. Salmon and sea trout present later in the season.
Boat and bank fishing.
Loch Doire na h'Airbhe - A hard walk in but
worth the effort. Bank fishing, fly only.