fishing on loch lomond


There are excellent fishing opportunities of all types in the National Park: from high quality fly fishing on famous salmon rivers, through loch fishing for brown trout and other species by boat or from the shore, to fisheries re-stocked regularly with brown or rainbow trout and coarse fishing for pike and perch etc.

Fishing is available to anyone by purchasing a fishing permit, on sale at a variety of outlets, such as fishing tackle shops, newsagents or individual proprietors in the case of salmon and sea trout.

Where Can I Fish?
Many fishing locations can only be accessed on foot, sometimes over rough ground. Additional facilities such as good paths and wheelie-boats designed for wheel-chair users may be available at some locations.

Game Fishing

Game fishing for salmon, sea trout or brown trout and in some places rainbow trout or grayling, can be enjoyed at a number of locations throughout the Park, many of which are in scenic highland situations. Boat fishing, as well as bank fishing, is available in many of the locations.

Coarse Fishing
Most of the outlets which sell permits for brown trout fishing will also sell permits for coarse fish species that are also present. Coarse fish you can catch include pike, perch, roach, dace, bream, chub, carp and gudgeon.Loch lomond is deemed one of the best locations for pike fishing by the pike anglers club of Great britain.No permit required.Dead bait fishing only