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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
2 days ago
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3 days ago
Jeanette McCarthy said
Hi Callum, I'm a bit surprised by this, as Assynt Crofters Trust own the loch. I'm sorry it spoiled your day! Do you know...
3 days ago
admin said
Hi Callum This loch is definitely part of the Assynt Crofters Trust permit and area and is covered by their leaflets. I...
4 days ago
Callum said
Great day on this loch, had lots of really hard fighting fish mostly in the half pound mark but a couple of a pound all on...
Fished twice in early June during a week of warm clear weather. A steep pull straight up from the road to the Corrie. Fabulous...