River Kirkaig

The River Kirkaig is a rugged spate river located just south of Lochinver.

The fishing is split into three beats between the dramatic Kirkaig Falls at the upper end and the estuary into the Kirkaig sea loch. The season runs from February 11th - October 15th with the prime period between July-October.

Permits are:

  • Until 1st July - £80 per beat per day.
  • 2nd July until the end of the season £245 per beat per day.

Further information at: http://www.sportinglets.co.uk/river-kirkaig.html

Permits available from:
Tel: +44 (0)1738 451600

Detailed maps of the three Kirkaig beats are available:
Kirkiag Lower Beat
Kirkaig Middle Beat
Kirkaig Upper Beat
OS Grid: NC085194
Decimal: 58.121952, -5.253197
Degrees: 58° 7' 19.0272'' N, 5° 15' 11.5092'' W
Fishing details: -
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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