Carloway AC


Carloway, 23 miles west of Stornoway


5 year average catch: 10 salmon and grilse. Sea trout rare, brown trout very numerous in lochs (unrecorded)
4 km river, 0.5 km fish lies, 3 lochs
Trout fishing only in 15 smaller lochs in the watershed.
Day ticket £20 per rod
Weekly ticket £50 per rod

3 salmon per angler per season until the 30 Sept.


Carloway Fishery is located in a beautiful area of Lewis within easy access of a number of key attractions including The Callanish Stones and Visitor Centre,
Carloway Broch and Gearrannan Blackhouse Village as well as stunning beaches and coastal walks. There is a variety of accommodation available including within Gearrannan Blackhouse Village, Doune Braes Hotel and a selection of self-catering properties see

Urras Oighreachd Chàrlabhaigh (Carloway Estate Trust) is a community land owner on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. Carloway Estate covers 11,500 acres on the north west coast of the Isle of Lewis, with over 200 crofts spread across the townships of Callanish, Breasclete, Tolsta Chaolais, Doune, Kirivick, Carloway and a number of outlying islands. The estate is home to bird, animal and plant species within fragile habitats of moorland not covered by environmental designations for their protection. The economy and employment of people within the estate is comprised of Harris Tweed production, tourism, home working, employment and self-employment within the construction industry and through the local authority and government agencies, plus a multinational pharmaceutical company.

The current population of the estate is approximately 550 of which are about 60% are Gaelic speaking. There is one school on the estate, Bun-sgoil Bhreascleit, which provides Gaelic and English medium pre-school and primary Education. There is a high level of volunteering amongst the population with a number of community groups and clubs active in the Breasclete and Carloway communities. Please see their website for more information (
Tickets can be purchased from the following outlets:

Sportsworld, 1-3 Francis Street, Stornoway

Also in Carloway itself.
38 Upper Carloway
42 Upper Carloway
Cnoc an Eoin, Carloway

Scotland/Hebrides Beat

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Contact Details

Christine Schofield
Airidh Ghrianach
Knock, Carloway
Isle of Lewis HS2 9AU
Tel: 01851 643297
Mobile: 07768 913835

Carloway Estate Trust, Old Carloway School, Knock, Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AU