Loch Baligill
Loch Baligill

Forsinard, Scotland

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About this water

Lake
Brown trout
OS Grid Ref: NC 85600 62000
Latitude: 58.53102800368
Longitude: -3.96639637587

Loch Baligill is one of the most challenging of club waters with some steep banks   After it was dammed for the local water supply in the late 1970s, there were a few good years of large trout taken from 2lbs to 3.5lbs with one exceptional fish landed in the 1980s of over 8lbs (believed to be the record trout for club waters). However, it is rare to find any other entries of trout over 3lbs in the old game books and in recent years (since the 1990s) very little if any fish have been caught here, although some have been seen on warm, calm evenings. Nothing is known about the best approach to fish this loch but it is certainly one for the hardy specimen hunter and worth a cast when tied in with a trip to the very productive loch Ackridigill. Expect more blanks than productive days – catch-and-release only.

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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