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Angus has enough wonderful fishing to satisfy the needs of everyone, from the hardened fanatic to the casual angler just wanting to enjoy the beautiful surroundings with a rod in hand. Our rivers are famed for their runs of salmon and sea trout. Trout can be caught in many lochs and sea trips can be arranged to fish the rich waters off the coast.

  • South Esk (Salmon & Sea Trout)

    8.3 miles away

    The South Esk is one of Scotland’s finest Salmon and Sea Trout rivers. The river is some 49 miles long with excellent fishing from Glen Clova down to the Montrose Basin. With appropriate weather conditions, salmon runs are good in the spring and summer and excellent in the autumn. The season runs from 16th February to 31st October same as the North Esk; more prolific beats need to be booked in advance but there is usually plenty of availability for day tickets.

  • Rescobie Loch (Trout)

    2.5 miles away /

    Just a short distance from the Home Farm is Rescobie Loch one of the best known stocked rainbow and brown trout fisheries in Scotland, boats are available to hire but need to be booked in advance. The fisheries at Kingennie have pools to cater for all abilities, equipment hire and tuition are available. For the more adventurous, Loch Lee at the top of Glen Esk is wild trout fishing at its best. Fishing is by boat only, booked through Invermark estate on 01356-670208.

  • North Esk (Salmon & Sea Trout)

    17.1 miles away

    The North Esk is very much a spate river, requiring rain to give good sport, especially in the summer months. The North Esk can produce about 1000 Salmon and Grilse in a season. The later months of September and October are usually the most abundant months as long as there is sufficient water. In terms of timing, salmon can be caught from the opening day while the main Sea Trout runs are from the end of May through to the beginning of August.

  • Sea Fishing (Cod & Mackerel)

    10.1 miles away

    The local centre for sea angling is Abroath. There are several boats offering charters which can vary from a few hours to all day. The main species caught are Cod, Pollack and Mackerel which can be present in prolific numbers in late summer, but also Ling, Wrasse and Coalfish. Trips are commonly combined with a visit to the Bell Rock lighthouse, built in 1807 it is the oldest active rock lighthouse in the UK and probably the finest of Robert Stevenson’s lighthouses.