Caol Loch (South)
Caol Loch (South)

Forsinard, Scotland

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About this water

Lake
Brown trout
OS Grid Ref: NC 85000 55000
Latitude: 58.46803966416
Longitude: -3.97316423063

Leave the A836 Thurso/Bettyhill road at Grid reference 841650 and drive south for a distance of 9km to park at 827565. A 4×4 or vehicle with high clearance is required to negotiate the bumpy track. Follow the fence line uphill in an ENE direction for a strenuous 700m, at the corner of the fence line head SE for a distance of 2km to reach the loch. Visiting anglers should carry the relevant OS map and a compass. One of the most remote club lochs and is surrounded by delightful moorland. Caol has a good head of bright fish averaging 8oz with the occasional larger fish. Cast with confidence anywhere on the loch from the bank. Combine with other lochs in the area for an adventurous day out.

Water map

Permission & Tickets

Membership is open to all, with initial membership fees kept as low as possible, our emphasis on encouraging juniors members demonstrated by the free joining fee for under 18s. With no further cost following seasonal membership, the 41 lochs available for members to bank fish represent amazing value and fantastic variety. Boats are available for members on 10 lochs with a minimal charge applying.

There is a membership application form on the website.

Once you have received and payed for your membership, you can book fishing on each loch through the website.

Please note that all fishing must be booked using the club website, bookings can be made once payment has been received.

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