Abernethy and Aviemore
Angling Improvement Association
The Aviemore Fishing Beat
The association here controls two
prime sea trout beats. The upper beat, the Aviemore fishing, stretches for more
than three miles of the left bank of the Spey in and around Aviemore. There are sixteen named pools, suited to a mix of
fishing methods. Much of the river here is slow flowing with
heavy tree cover along much of the riverbank. Many pools are
best suited to worming or spinning but there are also some
fine pools eminently suited to night time fly fishing. Night
fly fishing begins in earnest once night temperatures begin
to rise and the river level has settled to a reasonable
night height, usually in early June, although sea trout will
be present from late May. The most productive months for sea
trout are June and July. Day and weekly permits are
available in Aviemore.
For more information see
Abernethy and Aviemore Angling Association
The Abernethy Fishing Beat
The lower Abernethy beat stretches for six
miles, from the Millers Pool above the village of Boat of Garten down to Broomhill Bridge, below the outflow of the
River Nethy. There are fifteen named pools, suited to all
methods, with many excellent night fly fishing pools. Like
the Aviemore beat further upriver, the best of the night sea
trout fishing is throughout June and July. Historically, sea
trout catches, on this beat alone, of around 1000 per season
were not uncommon, with an average size of about two and a
half pounds. Catches have fallen away in recent years but I
suspect that this is due in large part to the much reduced
fishing effort during the short summer nights, with fewer
visiting anglers than in earlier times. The sea trout night
fishing here can still be superb. The same applies to the
Grantown association beats described below. Permits for the
Abernethy association water are available at Boat of Garten
For more information see
Abernethy and Aviemore Angling Association
The association, based in Grantown
on Spey, controls seven miles of prime sea trout and salmon
fishing on the River Spey, both above and below Grantown.
The best of the salmon fishing on this part of the river is
from April through May and June and again in September. The
sea trout appear in May, with the best of the sea trout
fishing in June and July, night catches peaking in late June
and continuing through July. A good year now would see
around 500 sea trout caught, averaging around two and a half
pounds but, like the Abernethy beats upstream, the number of
visiting anglers has declined in recent years, so the
fishing effort is much reduced. This can be seen as a bonus
for both local and visiting anglers, who often find
themselves all alone at night on prime sea trout pools.
For more information see
Spey Sea Trout Fishing
Jedforest Angling Association
offer all anglers the opportunity to fish beautiful stretches of
the River Teviot near the historic town of Jedburgh in the
Scottish Borders. Around 5 miles of the River Teviot, one of the
major tributaries of the famous River Tweed, is available for
salmon, sea-trout, brown trout and grayling angling. The association offers excellent fishing all year
round. The River Teviot has good early season salmon runs with
occasional fish into double figures. Grilse can be taken in the
summer months. However it is the autumn runs which provide the
best returns with fish in excess of 20 pounds. Grayling are
particularly abundant on the Teviot and provide excellent sport
throughout the autumn and winter months. Fish well in excess of
3 pounds are regularly taken and
stories of "monsters" are common amongst the regular visitors
who frequent the water. For those preferring the more gentle art
of fly fishing the Teviot is well renowned for its wild brown
trout with a good variation of streams and pools for wet and dry
For trout & grayling permits call Shaws Newsagent
(01835 863245) or Sanfords Country Sports shop (01835 863019).
Both in the Canongate in Jedburgh.
For Salmon & sea-trout permits call Club
Secretary Jim Oliver on 01835 863239.
Aberlour Angling Association
association offers fishing on a mile and a half single bank of
the River Spey at a very reasonable price of £35 per day or £200 per week, which
includes Saturday free. Spinning is permitted at certain times,
depending on water height. Bookings can be made via
the association website,
where photographs of the beat, reports on catches, conditions
etc can be found.
For booking enquiries, telephone
Fochabers Angling Association
The Association has 1.3
miles of double bank fishing on the lower River Spey, about four
miles from the sea. The association water is generally lightly
fished by the 40 local members. Four visitor tickets are allowed
per day. We have the fishing from opening day on 11th February
until 10th August each year. The average size of spring salmon
is around 8 or 9 lbs, but there have been a number of
considerably bigger fish taken in recent years, since the nets
came off. The grilse start to arrive in June and are usually in
the 4 to 5lbs range. Sea trout start to arrive in ever
increasing numbers from late April onwards.
information and booking, contact:
February and March
... £20 per rod per day
April and May ... £25 per rod per day
June - first half ... £40 per rod per day
June - second half ... £45 per rod per day
July - first half ... £55 per rod per day
July - second half ... £65 per rod per day
August - ends 10th ... £65 per rod per day
A gillie may be arranged if required.
Upper Annandale Angling Association
Upper Annandale Angling
Association has 8 miles of this 35 mile river. There is plenty
of fishing available. We have one 4 mile beat north of Lockerbie
and another 4 mile beat south of Moffat, mostly both banks.
In addition to the salmon
and sea trout fishing, the association water offers excellent
brown trout and grayling fishing, with specimen fish such as the
21 inch long grayling or the 5 pound brown trout taken in May
2006 from the Applegarth beat.
Day permits on either beat
are available locally or online at
at a cost of £12 a day until 15th September and £30 a day from
then to the end of the season on 15th November. They are also
Weekly permits are NOT available through
Fishannan, but may be obtained from the Secretary in advance or
through various local shops, hotels, garages etc., as with day
permits. Weekly permits are £55 for six days from the start of
the season to 15th September and £90 for 5 days (excludes
Saturdays) after 15th September.
Contact Andy Dickson, sec/treasurer 01683
for updates on conditions or for permits, or just for a chat
about the fishing - evenings are best.
Oban & Lorn Angling Club
Formed in 1972
the club has a wealth of wild brown trout fishing in numerous
hill lochs and lochans, and some larger waters. We have limited
salmon & seatrout fishing on the lower River Awe, Loch Awe and
Loch Nell. Arctic char may also be encountered in a number of
waters. All fishing is fly only
Dubh Mhor, Dubh Bheag, Cruaiche (Cruach Moalachy), Gully Loch,
Loch a Choarainn (First loch), Loch a Chreachain (Long loch),
Loch na Sguabaich (The Puddle), Loch na Carraigeach (The
Puddle), Loch an Leoid & Loch an Droighinn (Barrachander Lochs),
Loch a' Chrion-doire, Lochnan Losgann, Loch a Bharrain, Loch
Airigh Shamhraidh, Beinn Dearg lochan, Loch an Diamh, Loch an
Mhic Churaig, Weedy loch, Sior Lochs (3 lochs) (B), Loch Awe
(B), Loch Nell (B), Loch Seil (B), Loch Avich (B), Loch Nant(B)
Charges for Trout Fishing 2009
Bank permits £6.00 - day, £12.00 - 3 day
Weekly Membership - £30 Season Membership - £60
Club boats where available (B) are free to Season and
available from the following:
David Graham Cycle & Tackle Shop, 11/15 Combie Street, OBAN
The Anglers Comer, 114 George Street, OBAN - Tel: 01631 566374
Awe Service Station, Bridge of Awe, TAYNUILT
Graham's Stores, Main Street, TAYNUILT
Ledaig Service Station, BENDERLOCH
John MacKinnon, Clan Cottages, KILMORE - Tel: 01631 770372
Ritchie Robb - 07802 188963 - Email:
Cramond Angling Club
Angling Club has approx. 6.5 miles of the River Almond.
There is plenty of fishing available, with Beat 1 available
to Day Ticket holders and Beats 2 & 3 available to Season
In addition to the salmon and sea trout fishing, the club
water offers brown trout fishing.
Day permits on beat 1 are available locally from the Post
Office at Barnton or Craftye Fishing Tackle Store at
Inverleith in Edinburgh at a cost of £5 a day, Season
Tickets are available at a cost of £30 per season. Salmon
and Sea Trout season runs from 1st Feb to 31st
October, with the Brown Trout season from the 15th
March to 6th October.
Season permits are NOT available through these outlets, but
may be obtained from the Club Treasurer in advance; see the
clubs website for more information and details.
Contact Mike Harle, secretary 0131 333 4775
firstname.lastname@example.org - evenings are best.
association provide fishing for members and visitors on approximately
one and a half miles of double bank fishing on the lower river. The
water is generally lightly fished up until August when it can be very
busy. It can fish well during the spring months depending on the water
level, low levels being preferred. July and August can be very good but
again dependent on conditions. August is generally the more productive.
Six salmon and six sea trout visitor's tickets are available from Monday
to Saturday, at prices ranging from Â£5 to Â£60 per day.
February - May
July - August
15 Mar - 16 May
15 June - 26 Aug
Contact the secretary, Mrs Moira Brown, The Wedges, Tugnet, Spey Bay,
IV32 7PJ Tel: 01343 820703
The Association controls fishing on the River Spey from
the mouth of the River Tromie to the Spey Dam at Laggan. There is also
fishing on the A86 side of Loch Laggan and part of Loch Ericht.
Association waters are covered by a protection order
issued under the freshwater and salmon fisheries act.
It is illegal to commence fishing without first obtaining
Fishing is mostly
brown trout with the occasional salmon. There is also some pike fishing
between Lochan Uvie and Laggan. Loch Laggan itself holds some specimen
(incl pike) -
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qualify for local season ticket anglers must have a permanent residence
in the Badenoch District, have their name on the local voters roll or
other written proof of residence in the area (holiday home, caravan site
addresses are not acceptable).
Visitor Adult/Senior £55
Visitor Junior £25
Outlets to buy permits (can also buy online on our website)
Paper Shop Service Sports (open
during daytime only)
Newtonmore: The Glen Hotel / The Balavil Hotel
Dalwhinnie: Filling station
Laggan: Gaskmore Hotel
Eaglesham Angling Association
The Eaglesham Angling Association has three waters, Picketlaw
reservoir, Lochgoin reservoir and the Corsehouse reservoir all with boat
and bank fishing. The waters are located on the Eaglesham moors.
Run by a committee of the members for the members, the Association
has been operating for over 50 year to provide excellent fly fishing for
brown trout close to Glasgow.
The association is open to everyone through membership or by day
Season Tickets are:
Full Adult Membership £120 + joining fee (Age 18-65)
Adult Retired Membership £90 + joining fee( (Aged 65+)
Junior membership £20 (under 18)
Season: 15th March until 6th October
Day tickets are priced at £15, with a two fish limit per ticket. Picketlaw and Loch Goin Reservoirs only and are available from 1st May
until 30th September. Day Tickets are for bank fishing only, no float
tubes, no self launch boats or other craft.
You can purchase Day tickets at the following outlets:
Village Gift Company G76 0JQ Opening hours Mon to Fri, 9 - 5.30; Sat
9 - 5
Tackle and Guns, 920 Pollockshaws Rd, Glasgow, G41 2ET, tel 0141 632
Haddo House Angling Club
Haddo House Angling Club can offer approximately 6
miles of prime salmon, sea trout & brown trout fishing over 3 beats on
the river Ythan.
All beats have excellent deep holding pools with
faster flowing stretches, this gives the angler a choice of Fly or
Spinning, worming is permitted during September and October in high
Best Sea Trout fishing is between end of May
through to end of September.
Best Salmon fishing is between end of August
through to end of October.
All beats have accessible car parking. The Methlick
water has 3 fishing shelters.
Free casting and fishing tuition for new
Free first year membership for Juniors aged
In 2017 the club waters produced 43 salmon, 73 sea
trout & 109 finnock.
For information and membership:
07532 457291 or 01651 806698
For day tickets:
Cost Cutters, Methlick AB41 7DT or
Sloans Country Sports, 125-129 High St, Inverurie