Finsbay

Location

East Harris, 13 miles south of Tarbert



Summary

Type of fishing: Trout, Arctic Char, Sea Trout and Salmon.
The table opposite shows the combined catches for the whole of the 100 Loch Fishings which comprise Finsbay, Flodabay and Stockinish. Flodabay & Stockinish systems are available separately elsewhere on the site and their catches are shown individually on those pages.
Gillie available at extra charge (£40 per day)
Up to 20 boats available - no charge with oars, extra charge for outboard motor (£7 per day)
A special low boat is available for the disabled which carries up to three anglers and a ghillie (a motor is necessary for this boat and a gillie is compulsory)
Hut with facilities
Children 15 years old and under can fish for free.


Description

The Finsbay Fishing permit allows fishing in all lochs on the system (including Flodabay and Stockinish

The fishings comprise about 50 lochs on Finsbay, 35 on Flodabay and 17 on Stockinish of a variety of sizes each with two separate tributaries to the sea. Some of the lochs are near the road, most can be reached within thirty minutes, and the most distant are within an hour's walk. There is a system of daily rotation.

Anyone looking to fish purely for Brown Trout on the Finsbay fishing during the months of March, April and May. can obtain a rod for the week priced at £30, please contact the fishery direct. Rod availability and prices shown are for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout permits.
Figures in the catch charts include those for Flodabay and Stockinish systems, however these are shown separately on their individual pages.)

Accommodation is available in Two Water Lodge which sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (two are double rooms, two are family rooms with three single beds and one is twin bedded, three rooms are en-suite) (no pets), and Cliff Cottage which sleeps 6 in three twin bedded rooms. A put me up bed + cot is available for use in either property.
We also have three new chalets which sit on the site of the old Finsbay Lodge beside the hut on the Finsbay system. Each has three bedrooms, open plan sitting room with dining area/kitchen. One has a conservatory overlooking the river into the sea pool. All have disabled access and a downstairs bedroom and wet room as well as two bedrooms upstairs one of which is en-suite and a further family bathroom.

Contact details for accommodation: Mrs G Tunnah, 6 Leac a Li, Isle of Harris, HS3 3EH Tel: 07795 244997



Scotland/Hebrides Beat


Catch Statistics

Salmon & Grilse
Year'12'13'14'15'16Average'17
February000000.00
March000000.00
April000000.00
May000000.00
June000000.00
July100000.20
August000010.20
September110000.40
October023101.20
Total233112.00

Sea Trout
Year'12'13'14'15'16Average'17
February000000.00
March000000.00
April041182.82
May54111216.69
June18013124016.624
July73141217.412
August30212127.61
September1700113.80
October405664.21
Total541165466949.049

Trout
Year'12'13'14'15'16Average'17
March406063.20
April3719172915.08
May56563205203108.2110
June141956963968.264
July98875428058.882
August19263263924.43
September578851017.63
October000000.00
Total238203259371406295.4270

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Contact Details

Mr A McKinnon
4 Ardslave Manish
Isle of Harris
Western Isles

Tel: 01859 530318