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a stunning loch

Gorm Loch Mor

water managed by Assynt Crofters' Trust

Moderate alkalinity Shallow High shoreline complexity Low elevation Small
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About

Up in the hills behind Nedd, your best access to this large loch is to take the track heading south from Nedd at NC137319, being careful not to block access for other cars.
At the end of the track is a house and small byre. Proceed due south and then through a cutting between Cnoc Odhar and Cnoc Cailleach Iain which brings you out overlooking Gorm Loch Mor.
There are fish of all sizes here and some good sport to be had with the south/south western shore offfering the easiest casting.
Three quarters of the way along head south to the right of Gorm Chnoc, which looms over the end of Gorm Loch Mor, to Gorm Loch Beag. You can fish all the way around this loch and it has lots of trout between half and three quarters of a pound, as well as reputedly some larger specimens.
There is a boat on Gorm Loch Mor.

  • Assynt, Scotland
  • Lake
  • Brown trout

Location

Directions

Permission & Tickets

Permits are available from the following location:

Assynt Crofters' Office, Stoer (01571 855298).
Drumbeg Stores, Drumbeg (01571 833235)
Tourist Information Centre, LochInver (01571 844330)
Achins Book Shop, Inverkirkaig (01571 844262)
Lochinver Post Office in the Spar shop on Main street, Lochinver.

Daily Permit: £10
Weekly: £30
Season: £45
Boat hire: £15 per day
Children fish for free

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