Fishing in the Outer Hebrides

An experience not to be missed!

The Outer Hebrides is a game angler's dream location and one that will fill you with all the emotions and all the pleasures associated with this wonderful and rewarding sport. Whether you are a solitary angler, form part of a larger group or are simply looking for a tranquil family vacation, the Outer Hebrides has it all - namely, some of the best summer salmon and trout fishing in Europe amidst spectacular scenery.

Whether fishing for Arctic char, brown trout, sea trout or salmon - the Outer Hebrides offers some of the most varied and exciting freshwater fishing, from estuary fishing on beautiful golden sandy beaches to a wilderness experience in wild, unspoilt landscapes. All this coupled with the islands' natural wildlife park surrounding you, where golden eagles are readily seen soaring high above, red deer look down from the hill tops, and otters survey their competition on an early morning outing. The Outer Hebrides is truly an experience not to be missed! To complement this, the islanders' warm hospitality makes the Hebrides a game angler's paradise!

A typical South Uist machair loch brown trout

The Blackwater River (Garynahine), one of the many productive rivers in the Hebrides

About this web site

The majority of fisheries in the Outer Hebrides are featured here so you can read about each one, see its current fishing availability, and book fishing permits online or by telephone.

In particular you have free, unlimited access to:

• Daily salmon, sea trout & trout catches - updated automatically on ghillie notification

• Find fishing - rods updated hourly

• Online booking - with immediate issuing of permits

• Call centre - back up for manual bookings or advice

There is a wealth of information in the menu to help you choose and organise your Hebrides fishing, so take the time to sit, read, and absorb what the Outer Hebrides has to offer. If there is anything you consider to be missing from this site, to enable you to organise and enjoy your fishing break, then please let us know.