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Badenoch Angling Association

Trout fishing on the upper Spey, Loch Laggan and trout and char on Loch Ericht plus some first class trout fishing at Spey Dam where they have 2 boats for hire. Permits from The Paper Shop Kingussie; The Glen Hotel, Balavi Hotel, Invernahon Caravan Park in Newtonemore, The Filling Station in Dalwhinnie, Laggan Country Hotel in Laggan.

Contact the warden on 07511 458250.

Google Map Reference 57.072392, -4.047423

Checked 20/06/18

Ballater Angling Association

The Ballater AA has a wide variety of fishing availble to members including beats on the Dee (Mar Lodge), Deveron, and the Waterside beat on the upper Don. They also have fishing on Lochs Vrotichan and Muick and Chapel and Gasworks Lochans.

River Don South Waterside

South Waterside from Montgarrie Bridge

For membership enquiries call the President on 07933 532254.

Google Map Ref 57.047447, -3.037600

Checked 12/09/18

Bailiffs Angling Club

A 36 acre tree lined water in a secluded location just off the B6372. Run by Bailiffs Angling Association the fishery holds a lot of good pike (with rumours of a skull found estimated as being from a fish of about 40lb).

There are also lots of perch and pike.

Day tickets available, call 0131 663 3028

Google Map Ref 55.810618, -3.116018

Checked 12/09/18

Banff and MacDuff Angling Association

0.75 miles of double bank fishing in the tidal reaches of the river Deveron from above the bridge at Banff. Check the tide times for the river fishes best three hours before and three hours after high tide.

Google Street View river Deveron estuary

The river Deveron estuary just a few yards from the North Sea

Permits from the Banff Tackle Shop, 14, Low St, Banff, call 01261 818404.

Google Map Reference 57.662827, -2.513248

Checked 21/06/18

Beauly Angling Club

Set up for the community by Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, the club has 7 miles of the Beauly including 10 named pools from Lovat Bridge to Wester Lovat. Visitor permits available for the river and the Firth only.

Day permits through Fish Pal or from Riverview House, Viewfield Avenue, Beauly, IV4 7BF (01463 783812).

Google Street View River beauly

Google Street View the river Beauly from Lovat Bridge

Google Map Reference 57.483385, -4.456793

Checked 21/06/18

Berwick upon Tweed and District Angling Association

For a feature article about the Berwick AA water click Here

For a Feature Photo Tour of the club water click Here

The Association have several beats on the river fishing for salmon, sea trout and brown trout. The salmon beats at Ninewells, Allanton, Bluestone, Edington Mill, Hutton Bridge and Clarabad Mill.

The Whiteadder

The BDAA Whiteadder below Allanton Bridge

Permits from:

Clarabad Mill farm house by mail from Robin Whitecross, Clarabad, Mill Farm, Paxton, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1TJ

Game Fair, Berwick on Tweed call 01289 305119

Mitchells Newsagents, Chirnside, 01890 818392

The Allanton Inn 01890 818260

R Welsh & Sons, Duns, 01361 883466.

Membership of the club is very reasonably priced, costs a little more than 5 day tickets, 5 visits and you are quids in

Contact The Secretary, Berwick on Tweed AC, 129, Etal RD, Tweedmouth, Berwick on Tweed.

Google Map Reference 55.784579, -2.216944

Checked 01/06/18

Bettyhill Angling Club

River Naver at the estuary for a mile and a quarter stretch for three rods daily, two fish limit, permits from Bettyhill General Store, call 01641 521207.

GoogleStreetView-River Naver at Bettyhill

Google Street View River Naver at Bettyhill

Google Map Reference 58.525569, -4.222515

Checked 21/06/18

Blairgowrie and Rattray District Angling Association

Blairgowrie and Rattray Dist AA have 5.5 miles of fishing ot the river Ericht for Salmon, Sea Trout, Brownies and Grayling. Offering day, week and season tickets. They also have Fingask Loch, a small loch on the Lunan Burn a mile from Blairgowrie with access for disabled persons, a wheely boat is available. You need to be a guest of a member to fish the loch though.

Permits for the river from local tackle shops, Kate Flemings 01250 873990 or James Crockart and Sons 01250 872056.

Google Map Reference 56.571154, -3.361865

Ckecked 20/06/18

Border Esk and Liddle Angling Club

This new club has some 18 miles of fishing on the the Border Esk and Liddle including beats at Canonbie, Langholm, Lower Liddle and Newcastleton fishing for salmon and sea trout on what was one of the best sea trout waters in the country. Remember the Border Esk is covered by English regulations so a rod licence as well as a fishing permit will be required.

Google Street View the Border esk at Canonbie

Google Street View Border Esk Canonbie

Permits from the following:

Canonbie Post Office (half day closing Wednesday and Saturday) – 01387 371201

Stevenson & Johnstone, 28 High Street, Langholm – 01387 380248 (office hours)

Douglas Hotel, High Street, Langholm – 01387 381547

Cross Keys Hotel, Canonbie – 013873 71010

Eskdale Hotel, Langholm – 013873 81178

Copshaw Kitchen, Newcastleton – 013873 75250

Prices vary according to the beat,the Canonbie Beat being the highest price, Langholm and Lower Liddel beats next and Newcastleton the least expensive.

Google Map Reference 55.079607, -2.954838

Checked 21/06/18

Brechin AC

Brechin AC now own or rent 12 miles of West Water including Dalhousie, Witton Estate, Lundie and Clochie fishing for salmon, sea trout and brown trout. They also have fishing on the South Esk from Brechin Bridge to Kinnaird Dam for salmon, sea trout, brown trout and some finnock.

They also have Loch Saugh near Clatterin Bridge. The loch is about half a mile long, stocked with brown trout to about 1.5lbs.

Permits from the Fettercairn Shoppe, Laurencekirk; Angus Angling in Forfar; Newsplus, Edzell; The Wee Market Shop in Edzell.

Google Map Reference Brechin 56.723347, -2.648004

Loch Saugh 56.899609, -2.533620

Checked 06/09/18

Bridge of Weir AC

One of the oldest clubs established in 1874 BOWAC has fishing on the upper river Gryfe, some excellent trout water. All salmon and sea trout to be returned and only fin clipped stockies can be taken (1 per day).

Google Map Reference 55.856863, -4.577964

Checked 21/06/18

Brora Angling Association

A limited number of permits are allowed on the Association water from the harbour to half a mile upstream, 5 named pools. March, May and September are the best months for salmon, May, July and August are the best months sea trout. Low water conditions suit this beat best.

Google Street View River Brora

Google Street View River Brora

Call 01408 633268 for more information.

Google Map Reference 58.011864, -3.852963

Checked 21/06/18