Longa Water
Longa Water

Mainland, Shetland, Scotland

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About this water

Brown trout
OS Grid Ref: HU 26591 56933
Latitude: 60.29568874222
Longitude: -1.52079367176

Lunga, Djuba and Houlma Water all have very clear water and all produce good quality brown trout.
Lunga Water lies alongside the road and there is fairly deep water close to the bank. The fish average about 10 ounces.
Djuba Water can be dour but the fish are of a good average size.
Houlma Water has fish of more than two pounds and wading is unnecessary.

Please be considerate about parking and do not obstruct the access road to “Modesty” croft.

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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