Trout Fishing in Assynt - A Guide to 30 Lochs

Trout 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 Inverbank Newsagents, Inverbank, Lochinver, IV27 4JY, (01571 844331). The booklet is also available by mail order, from Inverbank Newsagents. To order, please email: gavin.m.simpson@gmail.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.

Latest comments
4 months ago
Anonymous said
Hi Ewan There aren't any online permits. However, if you ring the permit sellers they may be able to do something (no promises...
4 months ago
Ewan said
Hi I do a lot of cycling with the MTB in the hills and tracks & usually take a fly rod with me for a half hour or hour...
4 months ago
Tim Wilson said
Usually visit and fish in September but May this time proved more challenging.. Fished loch Beanoch from the boat. Caught...
Really enjoyable walk into the Bone Cave area with views all around - worth stopping every so often just to appreciate how...
5 months ago
admin said
Hi, Just to confirm this loch and the ones nearby are part of the Assynt Foundation's land and as such they fall under the...