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Dalbeattie Angling Association

Dalbeattie AA have 3.5 miles of fishing for salmon, sea trout and brown trout on the lower river Urr from the tidal beat up stream. The also have fishing on Buittle Loch. For permits McCowan and Son's shop at 43, High Street,01556 610270

Google Map Reference 54.889760 -3.826277

Checked 27/06/18

Dalry Angling Association

Dalry AA have fishing on the river Ken (fly only) on the west bank from Earlstoun Power Station to Coum Burn and on the east bank from the suspension bridge to Boatknowe. They also share water with New Galloway AA.

They have fishing on Loch Carsfad (fly, spin, bait) and Earlstoun Reservoir (members and boat only).

The river has good perch, information is scant.

Permits from GM Newtons general store in Dalry.

Google Map Ref 55.105894, -4.164981

Checked 12/07/18

Dallas Angling Association

Fishing on the upper reaches of the Lossie. Tickets for this water can be had by calling 01343 890420 or 01343 890310

Checked 28/06/18

Devon Angling Association

15 miles on the river Devon from below Castlehill Reservoir through Dunning Glen down to the Tullibody / Menstrie Bridge plus bank fishing on Glenquey Reservoir.

Trout fishing is available on all of the water but salmon and sea trout fishing is restricted to water below the impassable falls at Rumbling Bridge, from the Cauldron Linn to the Tullibody Bridge.

There are 5 day tickets for salmon, sea trout and brown trout available daily. Salmon tickets from the Paper Shop in Dollar and Stenhouse's in Tillichoutry. They also have fishing for brown trout on Glenquey Reservoir. Permits for Glenquay from Paper Shop (Dollar), Mona’s coffee shop (Pool of Muckhart) and the Inn at Muckhart (Pool of Muckhart).

Trout permits from:

Buick’s (Alloa) Hardware Store, Union Street, Alloa FK10 1EL

Higglety Piggletty, Stirling Street, Alva

The Paper Shop, Hight Street, Dollar

The Paper Shop, 103 High Street, Tillicoultry

Mona’s of Muckhart, Pool of Muckhart

The Inn at Muckhart, Pool of Muckhart

Dollar Lodge and Holiday Home Park, Riverside, Dollar

The Caravan Park, Diverswell Farm,Fishcross,Stirling,FK10 3AN


Crook of Devon Inn, Crook of Devon

Baillies , High Street, Kinross


Angling Active, Stirling Agricultural Centre


Deals on Reels, 18 Station Road, Cowdenbeath

Hooks, High Street, Kincardine on Forth


Rod and Creel, 50 North Main Street, Carronshore

Google Map Reference 56.209206, -3.609558

Checked 17/06/18

Dreghorn Angling Club

Located on the B7081 near Irvine the Dreghorn club has fishing for salmon, sea trout and brown trout on the rivers Irvine and Annick, 18 named pools on the Irvine from the saw mill down to the meetings with the Annick. Being a Class 3 river the all salmon and sea trout must be release.
Day tickets from;  

Alyson's Flowers, Bank Street, Irvine 

Keystore, Main Street, Dreghorn

Bert's Tackle Shop, 29 Eglinton Street, Irvine,

Gamesport, 60 Sandgate, Ayr

Google Map Ref 55.600625, -4.649362

Checked 27/06/18

Drumgrange and Keirs Angling Club

The club have 5 miles of the river Doonfrom Dalmellington to Patna, 3 miles singe and 2 miles double bank. The river gets a steady flow from compensation water released from loch Doon and some fish are to be had in May and June but the water is best back end september and October.

The Doon is a Category 1 river but C & R is encouraged, all sea trout to be returned.

The club offers day tickets which can be obtained fron the filling station on Ayr Road, Dalmellington.

Google Map Ref 55.323795, -4.403200

Checked 07/09/18

Dingwall and District Angling Club

Salmon and sea trout Fishing on the lower 2 miles of the Connon, best from July, some good sea trout. Permits Sports Model Shop, Tulloch St, Dingwall, call 01349 862346. Google Map Reference 57.595577, -4.428482

Checked 27/06/18

Dornoch and Disst AA

Dornoch and District Angling Association have fishing for Salmon, sea trout and trout fishing on Loch Brora. They also have fishing for trout on Lochs Laro, Bhuidhe, Laoigh, Loch a Ghiubhas. Not clear on whether the do day tickets. Call the Secretary on 01862 810973 after 7pm.

Google Map Reference 58.045935, -3.945943

Checked 16/07/18

Doune Angling Club

If you live within 1 mile of Doune Cross you are eligible to join the club (some tickets for former residents too). They have fishing for salmon and sea trout on the Moray beat of the Teith on Weds and Sat. Call 01786842255 for more information.

Google Map Ref 56.186578, -4.061289

Checked 28/06/18

Dounreay Fly Angling Club

Drounray FAC has 20 boats on a number of the top Caithness lochs including Watten, Heilen, Calder, St Johns and 7 others.

Loch Watten, approximately 3.5 miles long and up to half a mile wide this shallow (max 12 feet) marl loch offers boat fishing, strictly fly only, for brown trout. Watten is renowned as one of the best trout lochs in the country with fish of 2 to 3 lbs taken regularly.

Visitors can book boats on some of the lochs through Harper’s Fly Fishing Services, 57 High Street, Thurso. 01847 893179. Google Map Reference 58.577317, -3.745400

Checked 28/06/18

Dumfermline Artisan Angling Club

Run by Dunfermline Artisan AC, Craigluskar consists of 2 lochs situated just outside Dunfermline. One loch is fly only stocked with rainbows of about 2lb and from time to time with bigger fish as well as blues, tiger and brown trout. The other loch is a bait water stocked the same as the fly only loch.

Permits from the bailiffs hut at the loch.

Call 01838 732891

Google Map Reference 56.096971, -3.503495

Checked 11/09/18

Dumfries and Galloway AA

Beats, 2.5 miles double bank on the Nith and over 10 miles on the river Cairn (a good spate river) for salmon, sea trout, brown trout and grayling. Long season to 30th November on the Nith.

Permits are available on a Full (10 mile radiaus of Dumfries), Regional Member (10 to 20 mile radius), Season Visitor (outwith 20 mile radius) and Day Ticket basis. Permits from McMillans Tackle, Friars Vennel, Dumfires and The Ree lnn, Friars Vennel.

The club also has fishing on Loch Drum a 7 acre loch stocked with rainbows of 2.5 to 3lbs, there are also some over wintered browns
and tiger trout.

Permits for Drum from; The Reel Inn (Dumfires) and the Friars Carse Hotel, Auldgirth, call 01387 740388
Google Map Reference 55.068897, -3.617821

Checked 28/06/18

Dunkeld and Birnam AA

Fishing on the Tay and Braan for salmon, sea trout and brown trout. Some nice gralying on the Tay too. They have the Murthly and Glendelvine Beats (Glendelvine is where where Miss Ballantyne caught her record salmon) nice trout water.

The club also has fishing on Butterstone loch and Balhomish Loch for members and members guests only.

Permits from the Village Shop in Birnham call 01350 727395, Dunkeld PO call 01350 72725 and the NISA local store in Murthly call 01738 710061.

Google Map Reference 56.563856, -3.585858

Checked 28/06/18

Dunoon and District AC

Dunoon and District Angling Association offer fishing on the Ruel a small Argyllshire spate river, fly only salmon, sea trout and brown trout. They also have fishing on the Massan, Finnart and Cur.

For brown trout they have Lochs Tarsan and Loskin for good wild brown trout and Dunoon Dam stocked with rainbows.

Permits from Campbells Paint & Hardware Shop in Argyll St,  Dunoon.

Google Map Reference 55.967036, -5.193651

Checked 03/07/19