Trout Fishing in Assynt - A Guide to 30 Lochs

Trout Fishing in Assynt - book coverTrout Fishing In Assynt (published April 2009) gives expert local advice on fishing in 30 of the best locations in Assynt.

Written by local angling expert, Cathel McLeod from the Assynt Angling Group and edited by Alistair Rutherford of CSTG, the booklet is a must for anyone trout fishing in the area - novices and experienced anglers alike.

For an area with literally hundreds of lochs to tempt the trout fisherman, it seeks to answer the questions often asked by visiting anglers:

  • Where does one begin?
  • Which lochs should I try?
  • Where are the best fish?
  • What about beginners?


Hugely informative, with directions, grid references, boat locations and tips for getting the most out of each of the 30 lochs, it includes maps, photos and advice on the difficulty of each location.

Help Local Angling!

All profits from sales will go to support the further improvement of angling in Assynt. At just £10, it is a must for the visiting trout angler.

To Obtain Your Copy:

Trout Fishing in Assynt is available from Achins Bookshop and Cafe, Inverkirkaig and from some permit sellers. The booklet is also available by mail order, for £10.90 (inc. P+P) from Achins Bookshop. To order, please email: alex@scotbooks.freeuk.com

Interactive Map

See these 30 lochs, plus information on others and the chance to give your own feedback and contribute to research on angling in Assynt, visit our interactive map.

Trout Fishing in Assynt is published by the Country Sports Tourism Group which is has been helping to develop angling tourism and specifically trout fishing in Assynt. See their web page for the area: www.assynttroutfishing.com/