Fishing

Fishing around ForresWith magnificent spate rivers, remote lochs and stunning coastlines there is plenty of opportunity for fishing in the north east whether you’re an expert angler or a beginner.

For salmon the season varies with most rivers fishing from mid February to the end of September. The brown trout season lasts from 14th March to 7th October.

The Findhorn River
The Forres Angling Association have a stretch of the River Findhorn from Red Craig at Mundole caravan Site, to approx five miles downstream to the mouth of the Findhorn Bay, “Skater”.

They promote and are keen to show any new fisherman or visitor the Findhorn River and the way into the different pools. Sandy McLachan is employed by the Forres Angling Association and can be found on the river bank all year round.

Daily and Weekly Permits available 11 Feb 2004 – 30 Sept 2004
(6 Days, Mon-Sat only) contact details to the right.)

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Craggan FisheryCraggan Fishery

Our purpose dug ponds cover an area of about 3 acres, and are set in the middle of our golf course, with fantastic views to the Cairngorms and the Cromdale hills.

For further information on Craggan Fishery, please call 01479 873283
email [email protected] .

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Fishing Accommodation
There are a range of Hotels, B&B’s and Guest Houses in the Forres area that can arrange short fishing breaks including permit fees which we hope to include links to all of these soon – click to view current list.

Daily Permits available
Weekly Permits (6 Days, Mon-Sat only)
Permits available Feb to Sept

Available from:
The Forres Tackle Shop
97D High St
Forres
Moray
IV36 1AA
Tel: 01309 672936

Website – The Forres Angling Association
Lochindorb Trout Fishing
A few miles to the south of Forres lies the stunning lochindorb, the Castle is beleived to have been built between 1258 and 1275, the castle ruins in the centre of the loch was home to ‘The Wolf of Badenoch’, an infamous character responsible for carrying out raids on forres and burning down the elgin cathedral which was home to the bishops of moray.

Fish for wild brown trout, boats are available for hire by the day or half day from £10 – May to September, or fish from the banks for free.

A stunningly beautiful location on a good day but its a harsh place to be in cold windy weather.
For enquiries / bookings Tel: (01309) 651270
(owned by Logie Estates)
Website: www.logie.co.uk