Loch Culag (The School Loch)

Trout Fishing in Assynt - book cover

This is one of the lochs featured in a new book - Trout Fishing in Assynt: A Guide to 30 lochs - which gives you the best, local expert advice there is about fishing this loch. The booklet, which helps fund local angling, is available from Achins Bookshop, Inverkirkaig.

Boat ONLY  fishing, located at NC097218

Next to the road just south of Lochinver and home to the local school, Culag has both plenty of hard fighting trout and also migrating salmon and sea trout. Boat only fishing.


OS Grid: NC097217
Decimal: 58.143095, -5.234731
Degrees: 58° 8' 35.142" N, 5° 14' 5.0316" W
Permit details: £5/day, £25/week from usual outlets

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Worth a throw

Fished here for 4 hours (2-6pm)on 23 June 2010. Weather overcast with some rain. The most active area on loch for me was the drift past the school picking up 6 trout of varying sizes with 2 at .5 lb and 1 at .75lb. Claret Pennel on the point and an invicta on the dropper, both size 12. Worth a throw.

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