Fishing in Lochaber.

Be prepared to discover you don’t want to leave.

If you are looking for fishing that’s wild & dramatic, look no further than Lochaber in the Highlands of Scotland. This is not a land of calm water and docile fish, this place is special, untamed and with fish to match. Lochaber offers the experienced angler an abundance of choice, you can fish the River Lochy, known as the “Queen of Scottish salmon rivers” in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain or tempt wild trout from Loch Morar, Britain’s deepest loch.

What springs to mind when you picture the Scottish Highlands? It could be the stunning scenery, the solitude, the winding roads leading to unspoilt villages and miles and miles of general-morarbreathtaking natural beauty in every direction. From lochs and coastline to forests and mountains, Lochaber has it all. This is the home of some of the country’s best fishing and a trip to Lochaber will reward you with a choice of game, coarse or sea fishing. It’s the perfect location if you like the challenge of fishing in lochs and rivers where the fish have probably never had any human contact before. You can fish here all day and not see another person, imagine the pleasure of choosing your spot surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in the UK, looking out at gin clear water, waiting to catch wild, fin-perfect fish.

The choice is vast. There are large and small rivers, small hill lochans and vast, deep lochs as well as excellent sea fishing. If you are looking for wildness and natural beauty, Loch Arkaig is ideal. At Inverie, a remote spot on the north side of Loch Nevis, you will feel as if you have discovered your own secret fishing place. If it’s size you’re after you can find exceptionally large trout and pike throughout Lochaber and specimen-sized skate in the Sound of Mull. The choice is yours.

general-shielWherever you choose in Lochaber you will be guaranteed a warm Highland welcome and if you are planning your trip to suit a wider group, there are plenty of activities available in the region. Walking, stalking, sailing, kayaking, cycling and several sites of historical significance and all surrounded by breathtaking scenery. When you visit, be prepared – Lochaber will pull you in and you will be planning your next trip before you leave. This will be your new favourite fishing location.

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