Assynt Angling Group, Southern Zone

Loch Feith an Leothaid

A rough 1½ hour walk from Little Assynt will bring you to this large hill loch. Baskets of free rising trout of varying average size are what it’s about here. A great day out.

Loch na Barrack

A 7km/2 hour rough trek from Glencanisp will bring you to Loch Barrack and its immediate neighbour, Loch a Choire Dhuibh at the northwestern end of Suilven. Spectacular scenery, a chain of smaller lochans, and average sized golden trout with larger fish being taken commonly.

Loch na Beinne Reidhe

An hour and a half from Inchnadamph, this loch contains fat trout of excellent average size to put a good bend in the rod. This combines a great loch with a great day out.

Loch na Faoileige (The Gull Loch)

A tough hour and a half walk from the A837, Loch na Faoileige is a small loch in dramatic scenery with good numbers of nicely sized trout in it.

River Between Loch Gainimh & Loch Druim Suardalain

Between NC170194 & NC119218

A small spate river between Loch Gainimh and Loch Druim Suardalain. Good sporting trout in average sizes with the odd bigger fish and some salmon a sea trout late in the season. The river has two names -Abhainn na Clach Airigh changing mids-tream to Abhainn bad na h-Achlaise.

Uidh Fhearna River between Loch Veyatie and Fionn Loch

Between Grid References NC154155 & NC144162

A broad river flowing from Loch Veyatie into Fionn Loch, measuring just over 1 km in length by about 40 metres wide in places. Lots of trout in this river with good numbers in the 1lb region and some larger ones. Access from Veyatie or Fionn.

Un-named Loch at base of Suilven

A tough but rewarding 2 hour walk that takes you past Fionn Loch up to the western foot of Suilven. Superb quality golden trout that can be shy but are generally of a big average size.

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