Where to go for the best fishing near to Kilcamb Lodge

Plan in advance to be sure to get the fishing you want when you want. All the information and contacts you need are here.

For fishing on the rivers Strontian, Polloch & Carnoch. All of these rivers have a number of accessible pools. Fishing is also available on Loch Doilet, a medium sized loch situated in the lower end of Glen Hurich in an attractive quiet mountain setting, fishing here is by boat only.

The fishing season runs from the 1st June to the 30th September. Salmon, Sea-Trout and Brown Trout are to be found, catch and release is currently in operation and Daily & Weekly Permits are available. The Association currently has three boats available for hire.

Permits for all Fishing, Boat hire, advance bookings and information available from: Mr Peter Madden, Tel: 01967 402265 or Mr A MacIntyre, Tel: 01967 402424.

Permits are available from Strontian Post Office and Strontian Village Shop. Or click in this link for all the information you need.


Fly fishing only is permitted on the two rivers and 16 lochs on the estate. Boats are available for hire on the three biggest lochs. Telephone the estate office on (01967) 421288 for availability and to arrange permits.

The River Shiel is let on a weekly basis – by arrangement (01967) 431618. There is no bank fishing on Loch Shiel. Boat and Rod Licences can be obtained from Out of Doors Shop in Acharacle, telephone 01967 431634. Loch Blain licences also available here.

Kinlochmoidart Estate own the lochs and the river which provides good sport when in spate. Licences and directions are available from Kinlochmoidart House. (01967) 431609.

Fishing is available on the Ardnamurchan Estate Lochs Mudle and Mhadaidh from March until October, rowing boats for use on Loch Mudle may be hired from the Estate. Permits are available from Kilchoan Community Centre, Kilchoan Ferry Stores, Kilchoan House Hotel Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre and Out of Doors, Acharacle. Further information is available from Mr Hugh MacLachlan, Telephone No. 01972 510387 or from the Ardnamurchan Estate Telephone 01972 510208. 

If you require coaching or equipment hire you can contact: Nick Peake, Moss Acharacle Telephone 01967 431810

Shoreline, small boat hire or sea going charter provide a full range of sea fishing, covering around 20 species and including mackerel, cod, pollock and wrasse. 
Shoreline fishing from the rocks along Loch Sunart is free as is fishing from Kilchoan pier. Fishing is not permitted from the fish farm jetties. 
16’ self drive outboard boats are available from http://www.west-scotland-marine.com/, Laga Bay.

Ardnamurchan Charters mainly specialise in charter trips aboard the 32' sea going Laurenca II. Radar, sonar and fish finding gadgetry are backed up by experienced skipper. Trips vary from two hours along along Loch Sunart, to day trips to Mull and Staffa, to a week including areas such as St Kilda.

Details from Andy Jackson (01972) 500208

 Sunset fishing

One of the most welcoming hotels ever. Not only Ms Rita welcomed me with a smile and answered my questions with high professionalism, the decor itself made me feel instantly at home, a luxurious one.
Reviewed Trip Advisor - July 2018
Food was amazing, everything was finished. My family and I enjoyed every part of our night, we were celebrating an 85th and 15th birthday. Wine selection was beautiful and service was always right there when you needed it. Thank you again for a wonderful night.
Reviewed Trip Advisor - August 2018
We stayed at this charming lodge for 3 nights in July and loved everything about it--our large and comfortable room, the peace and quiet, the pretty sitting rooms, the friendly and very professional staff, and the exquisite dining room. From the moment Luis greeted us
Reviewed Trip Advisor - August 2018
The Kilcamb Lodge is well located, right on the lake with a beautiful view, and nice trails around it. the rooms and food were amazing and so was the polite and helpful staff.
Reviewed Trip Advisor - July 2018
Very comfortable hotel in a beautiful location away from the road on the side of Loch Sunnart. Welcoming and helpful staff. Clean modern bedroom and bathroom. A couple of nice lounge areas with comfortable seating and views over the loch. High quality food and good service. Highly recommended.
Reviewed Trip Advisor - August 2018
Visited 24/25 August had previously tried to book for a special birthday in April - so glad we decided to try again. Great location, amazing views, tremendous staff, room 5 nice sitting room, bedroom with most comfortable bed, good quality linen and towels, space in bathroom to lay out toiletries, good range of complimentary toiletries.
Reviewed Trip Advisor - August 2018

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