Loch Assynt
Loch Assynt
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About this water

Lake
Arctic charr, Brown trout, Ferox, Salmon, and Sea trout
Assynt, Scotland

The biggest loch in the area, 8kms long by 1.5km wide, with both bank and boat fishing available. Brown trout, ferox, arctic char, salmon and sea trout, with a huge head of averaged sized trout. Very much better fish inhabit the waters obviously too with the odd double figure monster being taken from time to time, so watch out with every cast. Dangerous in high winds but easily accessible.

Water map

Permission & Tickets

Assynt Angling Group sells its permits in 3 ‘zones’ - East, West and South.
Daily Permit: £7.50 Single Zone only
Weekly: £40 Roving (All Zones)
Season: (Bank only) £75 Roving (All Zones)
Season: £150 - Bank and Boat Inclusive (All Zones)

All vendors sell day and weekly permits for all zones.
Season permits are only available from The Cottage Culag Square, Lochinver.

Permits Available from:

Peter Hendrich, The Cottage Culag Square, Lochinver (01571 844076) GR093221
Tourist Information Centre, Mission Building, Lochinver
Inchnadamph Hotel Inchnadamph GR252217
Achins Bookshop Inverkirkaig GR088194
Inver Lodge Hotel Lochinver
Mackays Hardware and Chandlery Lochinver GR093222
Lochinver Post Office, The Spar shop, Lochinver
Sheiling Guest House Ullapool
Assynt Angling Group fishing permits are also available from the Assynt Foundation estate office at Glencanisp. Grid Ref NC116222. Tel: 01571 844100

More information on the Assynt Angling Group can be found on their website.

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