Fishing Information

Availability & Booking

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 1/2 mile upstream of the 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 (map in cottages).

Non-residents can rent boats from Jim for fishing on Dunalastair Loch at £30 per day.  To book: 01882 632 354 

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 must be worn.

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.


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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.

Local Fishing information can be found here Rannoch and Tummel and here is further information with a map.

Salmon fishing season: From January 15th to October 15th.

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.

Fishing in Perthshire
Useful information about fishing.

General Information about Fishing in Scotland