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a stunning loch

Loch a Ghlinnen

water managed by Assynt Angling Group

Moderate alkalinity Shallow Low shoreline complexity Low elevation Small
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About

Loch a Ghlinnen is a picturesque fishing destination, located on the way to Loch Feith an Leothaid. The loch is home to a thriving population of wild trout, boasting vibrant markings and strong fighting power. These pink-fleshed fish are a delight to catch, and with the crystal clear waters of the loch, you can surely find some real gems! So make sure to bring your best gear and be prepared for a great day of fishing!

  • Assynt, Scotland
  • Lake
  • Brown trout

Location

Directions

Permission & Tickets

Assynt Angling Group sells permits in 3 ‘zones’ - East, West and South.

More information about permits and boar hire can be found on their website.

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