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a stunning loch

Loch Beannach

water managed by Assynt Angling Group

Moderate alkalinity Shallow High shoreline complexity Low elevation Small
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About

Beannach is an easy 25 minute walk and has a vast population of wild brown trout, but also arctic char, a few salmon and sea trout; although neither of the latter have been reported caught in recent years.

Boats (2) available at NC141262.

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