Angling Clubs in Scotland

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South West
Castle Douglas & District A.A.
River Urr & Loch Rowan

Castle Douglas & District A.A.,River Urr & Loch Rowan
Castle Douglas & District A.A.,River Urr & Loch RowanCastle Douglas Angling Association (CDAA) has over 5 miles of the middle reaches of the Urr, beginning at Step End and finishing at Grange Water. Pools that are particularly popular include Step End, Cauls, Davie Craig, Red Brae, Spottes Dam, Battery, Jeans and Grange Water. 01556 502851

Castle Douglas & District A.A.,River Urr & Loch Rowan
Dalbeattie A.A.
River Urr

Dalbeattie A.A.,River Urr
Dalbeattie A.A.,River UrrThe Dalbeattie Angling Association leases 3.5 miles of the lower Urr. Within this section there is a large amount of good fly water with spinning permitted in higher water conditions. The lower beat, Craignair, is tidal at its bottom end and has nine named pools plus a number of other likely spots. The upper beat, Firthhead, has a pleasing mixture of pools glides and runs and is ideal fly water in most conditions. 07778 140569

Dalbeattie A.A.,River Urr
Dalry A.A.Caaf ReservoirLochside Cottage, Balmaclellan, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire DG7 3QA
Esk & Liddle F.A
Border Esk & River Liddle

Esk & Liddle F.A,Border Esk & River Liddle
Esk & Liddle F.A,Border Esk & River LiddleEskdale and Liddle Angling Association manage some 20 miles of the best seatrout fishing in the South of Scotland, the Esk & Liddle are well known for their run of sea trout, and for the salmon run during the second half of the season. 01387 381951

Esk & Liddle F.A,Border Esk & River Liddle
Lamington A.I.ARiver Clyde27 Glencoe Road, Carluke, ML8 4JQ01555 750944
Muirkirk A.A.Muirkirk38 Hareshaw Crescent, Muirkirk, Ayrshire KA18 3P
New Galloway A.A.
Kirkubright Dee Clatteringshaws Loch

New Galloway A.A.,Kirkubright Dee
Clatteringshaws Loch
New Galloway A.A.,Kirkubright Dee
Clatteringshaws LochTwo miles of river fishing on the West bank of the River Ken at Ken Bridge, New Galloway, GR 640784. Run by the New Galloway Angling Association, this fishery offers salmon and trout fishing from July onwards and is easily accessed from the junction of the A713 and A712 roads. Tickets can be purchased from J. R. Hopkins Grocers on the High Street of New Galloway. Prior to fishing, anglers should understand the implications of sudden water flow changes throughout the river, which is heavily influenced by the workings of the Galloway Hydro Scheme.01644 420 229

New Galloway A.A.,Kirkubright Dee
Clatteringshaws Loch
Newton Stewart A.A.
River Cree

Newton Stewart A.A.,River Cree
Newton Stewart A.A.,River CreeNewton Stewart Angling Association maintain and provide some of the highest quality game fishing in Scotland. The Association is managed by an elected Committee who ensure that the waters and the fishing remain in first class condition. In total there are six well stocked lochs, the Penkiln Burn and the River Cree, all of which provide superb fishing in unspoiled surroundings, for Salmon, Sea-trout, Brown and Rainbow trout. Fishing is available on a daily or weekly basis for visitors, or through association membership for local permanent residents, or for associate membership for non residents! All options represent excellent value for money.01988 80271

Newton Stewart A.A.,River Cree
Stranraer & District A.A.StranraerAlmar View, Ochtrelure, Stranraer, or, c/o The Sports Shop, 86 George Street,, Stranraer DG9 7JS
Upper Annandale A.A.Upper AnnanBraehead, Woodfoot, Beattock, Dumfriesshire DG10 9PL 01683 300592
Girvan Mains Angling Club
Girvan Ayrshire
Girvan Mains Angling Club,Girvan AyrshireGirvan Mains Fishing Club offers fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout on the lower reaches of the River Girvan, In Ayrshire. Being the 1st stretch of river from the sea, we see a good run of fish every month of the year and also have the first crack at them, for the past 3 years in a row the biggest Salmon has been landed by a Girvan Mains FC member. 07411276383
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South East
Jedforest A.A.
River Teviot

Jedforest A.A.,River Teviot
Jedforest A.A.,River TeviotJedforest has trout fishing to offer on 5 miles of the River Teviot near Jedburgh. The water is split into two beats, Timpendean and Ormiston. Fishing begins on 1st April. Trout are widespread on both beats and an evening rise on the fly can provide great sport with fish weighing up to 3lb caught each year. A daily bag limit of six trout is imposed but catch and release is welcome.07966 217620
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Jedforest A.A.,River Teviot
East Lothian A.A.
River Tyne

East Lothian A.A.,River Tyne
East Lothian A.A.,River TyneThe East Lothian Tyne is an attractive and secluded river of approximately 30 miles in length, rising in the Moorfoot hills and flowing eastwards into Belhaven Bay, by Dunbar. ELAA lease and manage the majority of the river, from above Pencaitland down to the tide at Tyninghame. The Tyne has a good stock of wild trout, and is managed exclusively as a wild trout fishery above West Mills Weir in Haddington.01620 860045
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East Lothian A.A.,River Tyne
Eckford A.A.EckfordThe Buccleuch Estates Ltd, Bowhill, Selkirk
Galashiels Angling Association
River Tweed

Galashiels Angling Association,River Tweed
Galashiels Angling Association,River TweedGala Angling Association is proud to offer excellent fishing for Brown Trout and Grayling in the very heart of the Scottish Borders. The association permit allows fishing on approximately 13 miles of the River Tweed (with the exclusion of several reserved areas), the River Ettrick and approximately 5 miles of the Gala Water. All the areas that are reserved are marked with notice boards and can be seen on our beat map. 01896 751620

Galashiels Angling Association,River Tweed
Greenlaw A.A.River Blackadder26 East High Street, Greenlaw, Berwickshire, TD10 6UF 01361 810542
Kelso A.A.River TweedKintrail, Crailing, Nr Jedburgh, TD8 6TW 01573 224001
Melrose & District A.A.MelrosePlanetree Cottage, Newstead, Melrose, Roxburghshire 01896 822232
Musselburgh A.A.Musselburgh29 Eskside West, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6PP
Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association
River Tweed

Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association,River Tweed
Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association,River TweedThe Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association is proud to offer some excellent fishing for brown trout and grayling in the very heart of the Scottish Borders. For a modest cost, the Association permit allows fishing on approximately 23 miles of the River Tweed and 5 miles of the Lyne Water in Peeblesshire with the exception of private stretches which are clearly marked with notice boards.0870 1317128

Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association,River Tweed
Selkirk & District A.A.
Rivers Ettrick & Yarrow

Selkirk & District A.A.,Rivers Ettrick & Yarrow
Selkirk & District A.A.,Rivers Ettrick & YarrowSalmon and Wild Trout. The fishings on the River Ettrick extend from a point 50 yards below Philiphaugh Cauld to the Netly Burn on the left, or West Bank, and the Bridgeheugh House on the right or East bank. Full details are set out on the permit. 01750 21474 01750 21474

Selkirk & District A.A.,Rivers Ettrick & Yarrow
St Boswells, Newton District AARiver TweedBruntyburn, Ancrum, Jedburgh TD8 6TZ 01835 830714
Whiteadder BDAA
River Whiteadder

Whiteadder BDAA,River Whiteadder
Whiteadder BDAA,River WhiteadderThe Berwick & District An Angling Association administers several miles of the river Whiteadder with some prime Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout fishing. They have six beats along the length of the lower Whiteadder starting with beat1 above Allanton Bridge near Chirnside in Berwickshire down to Paxton near Berwick. 01289306985

Whiteadder BDAA,River Whiteadder
West Central
Allan Water A.I.ARiver Allan31 Balmoral Court, Dunblane, Perthshire FK15 9HQ01786 824284
Airdrie & District A.C.Hillend LochOld Edinburgh Rd, Caldercruix, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, ML6 8NY 01236 843611
Avon A.C.River Avon 3 The Neuk, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire ML9 3HP
Kyles of Bute A.C.Various hill lochsKames Post Office, Battlefield Buildings, Kames,Tighnab, Argyll PA21 2AB01700 81187
Busby (WCI) AAWhite Cart Water200/4 Sandiefield Road, Glasgow G5 0BL 07904332868
Loch Lomond A.I.A.
Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond  A.I.A.,Loch LomondHere at the L.L.A.I.A. our aim is simple. It is to provide our membership, and visiting anglers, with the highest quality and best value Salmon and Sea Trout fishing in Britain. Almost the whole system is under the jurisdiction of the L.L.A.I.A. and we offer probably the most diverse and extensive range of fishing opportunity open to any angling club in the UK. The L.L.A.I.A. also has control over and issues permits for coarse fishing on Loch Lomond. Our fishings range from freshwater loch, to salt water estuary and from big river to spate rivers. This means there is always something available to the adaptable angler! 0141 353 5004
Strathgryfe A.A.River Gryfe & tributariesBurnside Chambers, The Cross, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire PA13 4ET 01505 874114
United Clyde A.P.A.
River Clyde

United Clyde A.P.A.,River Clyde
United Clyde A.P.A.,River ClydeThe association enjoys a long tradition of river and fisheries management, principally on the River Clyde and a number of tributaries. A heritage passed down from generations of previous members. Their legacy is the good angling enjoyed by so many on the River Clyde today. All funds raised through the sale of fishing permits are wisely re-invested on the management of UCAPA licensed waters.01501 740928
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United Clyde A.P.A.,River Clyde
Upper Avon A ARiver Avon33 Hills Road, Strathaven, ML10 6LQ01698 791970
East Central
Brechin A.C.West Water & Loch Saugh9 Cookston Crescent, Brechin, Angus DD9 6BP 01356 622753
Devon A.A.River Devon 33 Redwell Place, Alloa, Clackmannanshire FK10 2BT 01259 213891
Dunkeld & Birnam A.A.River Braan & River Tay 21 Willowbank, Birnam, Dunkeld, Perthshire PH8 01350 727428
River Almond A.A.River Almond23 Glen Terrace, Deans, Livingston, West Lothian LH54 8BU 01506 411813
Taymouth A.C.River TayTaymouth Angling Club, 2 The Square, Kenmore PH15 2HH
Stirling Council

Stirling Council,
Stirling Council,River Forth Approx. 6 miles of double bank fishing rights, though only about 2.6miles of it is fished. Price £30 p/d. Strictly 100% catch and release. Permits run 1st Feb - 31st Aug. Children must be accompanied. 01786 404040

Stirling Council,
Kirriemuir Angling Club
Kirriemuir Angling Club,Kirriemuir4 miles fishing both banks Five year average: 134 salmon and grilse, 136 sea trout. Day permit £25.00 Weekly permit (6 days) £125 Annual membership £150 The beat is fly fishing only in all water conditions.01575 574597
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West Coast
Carradale A.C.Tangy Loch21 Tormhor, Carradale, Argyll PA28 6SD
Portree A.A.Storr and Leathen lochsCul na Creag, Staffin Road, Portree.01478 612612
Kintyre A.C.Loch Lussa, Aucha LochyShore Street, Campbeltown, Argyll
Loch Awe I.A.
Loch Awe

Loch Awe I.A.,Loch Awe
Loch Awe I.A.,Loch AweLoch Awe is 25 miles long and up to 1 mile wide and has depths of more than 300ft in places. Set in spectacular scenery the loch attracts many visiting anglers throughout the year for both the wild trout and coarse fishing, and in recent years has become something of a mecca for anglers pursuing the loch's famous large predatory ferox trout and pike. Loch Awe currently holds the British record Brown trout of 31lb 12oz which was caught in 2001, whilst this season already there have been several double figure fish recorded with one coming close to the record at 30lb 10oz.

Loch Awe I.A.,Loch Awe
Ullapool A.C.River Ullapool37 Morefield Place, Ullapool, Ross-shire
Achnasheen A.C.Achnasheenc/o Ledgowan Lodge Hotel Achnasheen, Ross-shire IV22 2EJ
Assynt Angling Group150+ lochs Loch Assynt Lodge, By Lairg, Sutherland IV27 4HB
Badenoch A ARiver Spey113 High St, Kingussie, Inverness-shire PH21 1JD 01540 661645
Beauly A.C.River BeaulyMo-Dhachaidh, Windhill, Beauly, Inverness-shire IV4 7AS 01463 782749
Thurso A.A. River ThursoHorndean, Glengolly, By Thurso KW14 7XP 01847 893008
Wick A.A.WickBalcraggie, Caithness 01955 604473
Inverness Angling Club

Inverness Angling Club,Inverness
Inverness Angling Club,InvernessSome three miles of double bank fishings. Huts available at the Little Isle and Mill Stream Pools where club members will welcome visitors and offer refreshments. Average catches, to 2014, were 228 salmon and grilse in the five years to 2014 and 296 over 10 years. All fish must be released unharmed for the salmon fishing season.01463 233178

Inverness Angling Club,Inverness
Kyle of Sutherland AA
Bonar Bridge

Kyle of Sutherland AA,Bonar Bridge
Kyle of Sutherland AA,Bonar BridgeThe area controlled by the Kyle of Sutherland Angling Association covers circa 14 miles of tidal water. Fishing is on both banks. Both salmon and sea trout feature in catches. Salmon anglers typically use rods of 12-15' in length coupled with floating lines and a selection of sinking tip sections. Shrimp flies such as the Oykel GP, Kylie Shrimp and Cascade are very popular choices by regular anglers. 07881048500

Kyle of Sutherland AA,Bonar Bridge
Nairn Angling Association

Nairn Angling Association,NAIRN
Nairn Angling Association,NAIRNThe Nairn Angling Association holds 8 miles of fishing offering arguably some of the best Salmon & Sea Trout Association water in Scotland. The fishing's are over some 7 beats with more than 40 named pools which include some excellent fly water. Methods are Fly, worm asnd Spinning is also allowed when water levels are above the spinning marks. 01667 454729
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Nairn Angling Association,NAIRN
North East
Strathspey Anglers Association
Grantown Upon Spey

Strathspey Anglers Association,Grantown Upon Spey
Strathspey Anglers Association,Grantown Upon Spey6 miles double bank on River Spey 12 miles double bank on River Dulnain Visitor permits are only available to persons temporarily residing in the Grantown-on-Spey, Cromdale, Duthil, Carrbridge, Dulnain Bridge and Nethybridge areas 01479 872684

Strathspey Anglers Association,Grantown Upon Spey
Elgin & District A.A.River Lossie42 Brucelands, Elgin IV30 1TS 01343 541984
Fochabers A.A.
River Spey
Fochabers A.A.,River Spey Fishing is over 1.3 miles on both banks, from the tail of the Quarry Pool at the top of the beat, to the tail of Braehead Pool. We have the fishing from opening day on 11th February until 10th August each year. There is a fishing hut on the East bank at Cumberland - for the use of both members and visitors.01343 820259
Fyvie A.A.River YthanPrenton, South Rd, Oldmeldrum, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 0AB 01651 872229
Haddo House A.A.EllonKirkton, Methlick, Ellon, Aberdeenshire
Laurencekirk & District A.A.North EskConnemara, Northwaterbridge, Laurencekirk 01674 840613
Nairn A.A.River NairnEarlseat Cottage, Moyness, Nairn, Inverness IV12 5LB
Turriff A.A.River Deveron6 Castle street, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 7BJ 01888 562428
Outer Isles
Soval A.A.StornowayEdward Young Stile Park, Willowglen Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis H51 2EW
Stornoway A.A.

Stornoway A.A.,Stornoway
Stornoway A.A.,StornowayThe SAA has brown trout fishing on twelve lochs, 3 of which have boats, and all are located within 10 miles of Stornoway. Some of the lochs hold fish that are 3 to the 1lb size, others have average fish off 12oz and trout over 2lb. Visiting anglers may obtain permits to use the boats or may take out associate membership of the SAA. The associate membership provides bank fishing on the Association's trout lochs, free use of the trout loch boats and also enables visiting anglers to obtain season tickets for the River Creed salmon and sea trout fishery.01851 700 103

Stornoway A.A.,Stornoway
Tobermory A.A.Loch FrisaCarna, 7 West Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull PA75 6QJ
Orkney TroutOrkney3 Maitland Place, Finstown, Orkney Isles KW17 2EQ

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