Hulma Water
Hulma Water

Mainland, Shetland, Scotland

About this water

Brown trout and Sea trout
OS Grid Ref: HU 29048 52979
Latitude: 60.26001754258
Longitude: -1.47691273228

This long narrow loch lies close to the A971 just a mile beyond Turdale Water. Known locally as Hulmalees, it has trout of a good average size with some of more than a couple of pounds.
Fish can be caught in most areas of the loch and there are some weed patches in the north end of the loch.
Recently stocked with sea trout by the SAA.

Water map

Permission & Tickets

Fishing permits can be purchased at either the Lerwick Tourist Office or the tackle shop, Rod and Line, which is in Harbour Street in Lerwick. The SAA organises a number of fishing competitions during the season running separate boat and bank leagues and the visiting angler will be made most welcome at these. Details will be supplied with your permit.

Boats for hire – The Association has a number of boats for hire and at the present these are located at the following lochs – Loch of Benston, Loch of Asta, Loch of Northouse, Loch of Clousta, Loch of Tingwall, Sulma Water and Punds Water. These can change but details of boat locations and hire can be got from the tackle shop.

Clubhouse – The SAA owns an unlicensed clubhouse, situated in Burns Lane in Lerwick, to which the visiting angler is most welcome. Hours of opening are from 8.30pm and 11.00pm on most Tuesdays and Fridays.

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