Loch Thormaid

As with Loch Dubh, access from the track on the Achmelvic road. From Loch Dubh you can follow a footpath up to Loch Thornaid working along its north west shore.

You should also try Loch nan Gobhar and Loch Braigh a' Bhaile as part of a day with spectatcular views along the coast. Some cracking fish have been caught in these lochs in recent years, beautiful in colour with bright red spots.


OS Grid: NC066236
Decimal: 58.158786, -5.288872
Degrees: 58° 9' 31.6296" N, 5° 17' 19.9392" W
Permit details: £5/day, £25/week from usual outlets


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  • Where you fished, when, what conditions were like.
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Have you fished here?

For the second year running tried a couple of these lochs without any success or sign of fish, although it was cold. Has anyone else caught anything here in recent years? Whilst it did have a good population of growing trout a few years ago, these seem to have disappeared - or become very shy!

If you have any experience, let us know...

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