All our cottages are well situated for fishing and include a trout fishing permit
Fishing in Perthshire
Fishing on Dunalastair
You receive a free fishing permit on arrival at your cottage (during the fishing season) that covers trout fishing on Dunalastair Loch and trout and pike fishing on the north bank of the River Tummel from Kinloch Rannoch bridge to the bridge at Tummel Bridge village.
On Dunalastair Estate, boats are available free for your use on Dunalastair Loch (fly fishing only) but you do need to reserve them in advance by ringing Jim Shankland on 01882 632 354 or visiting him at Lochgarry Cottage.
A local byelaw forbids fishing from the bank on Dunalastair Loch.
We allow electric outboards only, however we do not provide these. Lifejackets are provided and should be worn.
An interesting article about fishing Dunalastair Loch here
Trout fishing season: From March 15th to October 6th.
No pike fishing is available on Dunalastair Loch as it is let to a syndicate but you can fish for pike on the river.
There is no salmon fishing allowed on Dunalastair Estate.
Further Fishing Information
Information about fishing on other lochs in Rannoch can be found in Kinloch Rannoch shop where permits can be bought. Information is also in the cottages.
Rannoch and Tummel Tourism Association Local fishing
Salmon fishing season: From January 15th to October 15th.
Salmon Fishing on Bolfracks Estate, Aberfeldy This is only about 35 minutes away on the Tay.
FishPal website - Useful site for fishing information for the Tay area
Trout & Salmon Fishing in Scotland - Trout, salmon and sea trout fishing in Scotland featuring maps, tackle, tactics, flies, articles, knots, books and recipes.