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Nairn Angling Club

Fishing 6 miles of the Nairn 3 miles double bank 3 miles single bank. Excellent fly water available.

In recent years salmon catches have been first class with returns in the 1000+ range. Sadly the sea trout have been in serious decline in line with returns on other east coast and northern rivers.

There is a discount for dusabled anglers membership. Day and week permits from P. Fraser. TV & Radio, 41, High St, Nairn.

Google Map Reference 57.585576, -3.865044

Checked 02/07/18

New Cumnock Angling Association

The Association has fishing on the Upper Nith (there are salmon and sea trout but the Association will not allow angling specifically for them until stocks improve) for good quality brown trout, stocked regularly, and quality grayling.

They also have fishing on two lochs; Afton, a 100 acre reservoir bank fishing only and Loch Creoch which is on the A76 for which day tickets are issued.

Permits from: McKechnies Garage and Ian Neil Barbers in New Cumnock and Donsport in Cumnock. Contact the sectretary on 07875 879838.

A season ticket is just a few quid more than a day ticket for Creoch so it makes sense to buy one and get access to all of the fishing available.

Google Map Ref Loch Creoch 55.409879, -4.218298 and Loch Afton 55.311838, -4.152472

Checked 30/07/18

New Galloway Angling Association

New Galloway AA has fishing on the river Ken, Loch Stroan and Loch Ken.


River Ken; Brown trout and occasional salmon C&R applies all season) also some pike, roach and perch. Loch Ken: Brown trout, pike perch, roach, bream. Loch Stoan; Brown trout, pike and perch.
Spinning and bait allowed but no maggots.


Day tickets available from New Galloway Community Shop the Post Office in New Galloway or Glenafton Store in Mossdale.


Google Map Reference 55.075833 -4.140645

Checked 02/07/18

Newburgh Angling Club (Aberdeenshire)

A members club with fishing on the Ythan Estuary for sea trout from bank and boat.

Call 0770286561

Google Map Ref 57.318809, -1.991342

Checked 06/10/18

Newburgh Angling Club (Fife)

Fishing on Lochmill Reservoir near Newburgh. A challenging fishery with the charm of olden days run by Newburgh Angling Club. 4 boats fishing for brown trout.

Contact the Albert Bar, Newburgh, 01337 842397.

Google Map Reference 56.338007, -3.258519

Checked 06/10/18

Newton Stewart Angling Association

Fishing on the river Cree and Penkiln Burn plus 6 lochs for salmon, sea trout and brownies on the rivers and brownies and rainbows on the lochs. The lochs are Fyntalloch Loch, Loch Ochiltree, Kirriereaoch Loch, Loch Dee, Glenamour Loch and Bruntis Loch. No Sunday fishing on the rivers.

Wee Glenamout Loch has had special provision made to make it wheelchair accessible for disabled anglers who are also allowed to bait fish.
Permits from;

Galloway Angling Centre. Tel: 01671 401 333

Creebridge House Hotel.Tel: 01671 402 121
Anglers from outwith the area are asked to ensure all tackle has been sterilised to prevent the spread of signal crayfish and other potential problems.
Google Map Reference 54.961007. -4.483415

Checked 02/08/18

Mid Nithsdale Angling Association


Mid Nithsdale Angling Association have been very active providing excellent access to fishing on good pools on their stretch of the Nith.

The have build good road access to pools, automatic gates so there is no need to get out of the car to open them, dedicated parking bays, and an accessible hut between beats 1 and 2.

In total they have 3.5 miles of mostly double bank fishing for salmon, sea trout, brown trout and grayling. 18 named pools. Any legal method allowed.

For disabled anglers ther are 3 set of parking bays;

Bay 1. 8 spaces at the junction of the rivers Scaur and Nith.

Bay 2. at the Cran Pool, excellent spinning and worm fishing.

Bay 3. At the foot of Mathers.

For permits call Memories Flowers & Gifts in Thornhill 01848 331777 or Pets Larder 01848 330555.

Google Map Ref 55.240537, -3.777013

Checked 26/06/18