River Coladoir, best known for its sea trout, flows from Loch Fuaron,
offering four miles of fishing, best from the end of June through to
river Bellart is primarily a sea trout river, with finnock running from
May onwards, followed by larger fish later on.
Ba flows a short two and a half miles from Loch Ba to the sea near
Lilliechronan and can produce salmon and sea trout from June onwards.
Benmore Estate now owns the left bank of the River and the west half of
Loch Ba. The right bank of the river is part owned by Killiechronan
Estate with the remainder of the right bank and the other half of Loch
Ba being owned by Gruline Estate. The fishing is only occasionally
available, although it might be possible to get on the sea pools.
fishing on the Loch Ba, as on the river, is also popular, producing good
salmon and sea trout. Dapping is a popular method fro the bigger sea
trout and spinning and trolling also takes a share of the fish. The
fishing is again managed by the Benmore and Gruline Estates.
fishing only for salmon and sea trout on the loch which can be weedy in
places, making the fishing of a fly difficult.
Flowing out of Loch Sguabain, the River Lussa is an attractive little
spate river. Main runs of salmon can be expected in June along with good
runs of sea trout. The Forestry Commision has one and a half miles of
Probably the best salmon river on Mull, the Forsa is ten miles long and
has 40 pools, the fishing divided into six beats, rotated on a daily
basis so that an angler fishing for the week might fish the whole river.
It is a spate water and fishes best from July to October. Many fish are
taken on worm or by spinning but there is also some good fly fishing.
information and permits for much of the fishing on Mull, contact:
Tackle and Books, Tobermory.