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Artloch Fishery  
AB54 4XA

Tel: 01466 799410

Artloch Fishery is situated 3 miles outside of Huntly, Aberdeenshire and is popular with local anglers because of its natural setting, its clean and tidy facilities and its quality fighting trout. Built in 1976, making it the first rainbow trout water in Aberdeenshire, it was re-opened in October 2003.

Car park adjacent to the loch and fishing hut. Heated hut with an indoor toilet, seating and tables while free tea and coffee is provided. A microwave and BBQ facilities are also available. Rods, etc are also available at £5 per rod.

All amenities and facilities are designed for the benefit of less able anglers.

Tuition is also available at £30 for 2 hours. This includes equipment, tea & coffee, but must be booked in advance by emailing

Braeside Trout Fishery  
Upper Stirlingbrae
(01779) 473903

2.5 acre fly only fishery at Boddam near Peterhead stocked with rainbow trout, brook trout and brownies, maximum 20 rods.

Permits include catch and release and there are discounts for juniors, seniors and disabled persons.

Delgatie Castle Trout Fishery
AB53 5TD

For Further Information Please Contact:

Bob Ross

Telephone: 07980999006

Delgatie Castle Trout Fishery offers fly fishing from boat or bank; set in the tranquil grounds of Delgatie Castle. The loch covers 4 acres and is well stocked with Rainbow Trout, which range from 1.8lb to well into double figures.

There is also a good head of wild Brown Trout.
Forgue Fishery 
AB54 7XD
Tel: 01466 730266

Forgue Fish Farm is situated about half way between Huntly and Turriff, in the North East of Scotland. Over the years since moving to Forgue, in 1988, Bob and Pat have built up a successful trout farm, surrounded by four lochs, occupying 13 acres. For directions to reach us please see the map.
All the lochs are stocked daily with Forgue trout, ranging in size from a pound and a half up to well into double figures. The fishery is open daily from 8am until dusk, 365 days a year. This being said, in the winter it is advisable to contact either Bob or Pat to see if the lochs are frozen.
Glen of Rothes Fishery
Glen of Rothes
By Rothes
AB38 7AG
Tel: 01340 831888 or 07967 466973

Glen of Rothes has 6 acres of water, set in magnificent Highland scenery in the Northeast of Scotland, and provides excellent Stillwater bank fishing for Rainbow trout, as well as for Browns, Steelheads, Blue rainbows and Brook trout. The Lochs are mainly fly-only, but there is also a smaller dedicated bait loch as well. Whether you are an expert or just looking to try something new during your holiday, there is no need to book ahead - just come to the lodge to buy your day or part-day permit, and you will receive friendly advice on what flies and tackle to use (rods and landing nets are available for hire if you don't have your own). 

The lochs are stocked on a regular basis, and daily during the summer, to ensure a steady head of fish that will give a challenging but highly rewarding day's fishing. The average weight of each fish caught has been steady at 2lb ever since the Fishery opened in 1994, and the record for the heaviest rainbow trout stands at 15lb 11oz  Catches of over 30 fish for a day are quite achievable for those who have got to know the water and how it fishes - experienced staff are nearly always on hand to give advice and free tuition, but for tuition it is advisable to ring and book beforehand.
Loch Insch Fishery
AB52 6TS
Tel: 01464 841301

Loch Insh has had record breaking catches back in the 80's, although the salmon are few and far between these days we have plenty of hungry pike out there, 30+ regularly caught

We also have Brown & Rainbow Trout as well as a wee shoal of endangered Arctic Char still fighting their corner with some cracking three pounders last year.

We have two fishing boat licences for our own little boats which have small outboards to make life easy touring around Loch Insh

Visitor boats are not permitted on loch insh but you can bring your own outboard and take one of our Rowing boats
Lochter Fishery 
Lochter Farm
AB51 0DZ
01651 872787

Lochter Fishery consists of 3 Fly Fishing Lochs over some 14 acres of water and two Bait Fishing Ponds. One of our lochs is the unique Muckle Troot Loch which is in the shape of a big leaping trout!

We are open from 8am to dusk all year round, 7 days a week and there is no necessity to book as there is always ample space.

We are a rainbow trout fishery which also has a natural head of brown trout. Our rainbow trout are the finest quality and range from 2lb to well over double figures. We rear most of our fish ourselves in our specially designed stream holding ponds and produce strong, well toned fish to test any weaknesses in your knots. We keep a very close eye on catch rates and conditions at the Fishery.
We stock generously whilst balancing needs of novices with those of the expert making it neither too easy nor too difficult to catch fish.
Logie Trout Fishery    
AB39 3RH
01569 762611

Situated 12 miles to the south of Aberdeen on the A92, Logie Trout Fishery was established in 1988.


Set in lovely surroundings on the edge of Limpet Wood, the natural vegetation and plant life on both pools provides the fish with quality feeding, and with an abundance of insect life the evening rise at the fishery can be quite spectacular.

The excellent pure water is fed to the fishery from natural springs and a stream flowing from the moor some 2 miles away. Up to a million gallons of fresh naturally filtered water flows into the pools in any one day which helps give Logie it’s reputation for providing fit and healthy, hard fighting trout for the angler.

Midmar Stillwater Fishery
Bogindhu Farm
AB51 7ND

tel: 01330 833298

Midmar Stillwater Fishery is a family run trout fishery set in the rolling countryside of Aberdeenshire, Just 20 minutes drive from Aberdeen city centre.

They have approximately 12 acres of spring fed water over three ponds, each stocked with hard-fighting Rainbow, Blue and Brown trout, it is the ideal place to cast a line. They also have a small 'any method' pond, close to the lodge, which is ideal for those just starting to take an interest in fishing.

The facilities include a custom designed fishing lodge, with a fully accessible toilet, kitchen facilities and a log burning stove. Tea and coffee are complimentary.

Mill of Strachan

By Banchory  


AB31 6NS


  • Situated in the heart of stunning Deeside with a backdrop of Clachnaben & the heather covered hills, it is an area of breathtaking natural beauty.
  • Established more than 25 years ago the Mill of Strachan is a haven for wild life. Visitors include wild ducks (yellow eyed & mallard), swans, geese, the majestic osprey & sea eagle have visited.
  • Close to Aberdeen city, in the heart of ABERDEENSHIRE.
  • There are two well stocked lochs totalling 8 acres.
  • The lochs are feed by a tributary of the River Feugh, the Mill Lade, which used to power the old Mill.
  • Both lochs have a variety of features including islands, shallows, shelves & deep holes providing diversity for the angler.
  • The lochs are suitable for both beginner & experienced fly fishermen alike.
  • Special rates for under 18s.
  • The lochs are regularly stocked with rainbow trout, brown & brook trout.
  • Refreshments may be had at the adjacent Feughside Inn. 

Mossat Trout Fishery  
Little Bridgend Farm
AB33 8PL

Tel: 07856 462197

Situated in peaceful surroundings in a rural Aberdeenshire, you can fly fish amongst beautiful Scottish scenery and wildlife.


Fly fishing is available over 3 lochs for high quality rainbow trout and brown trout. Also available is a stretch of the Mossat burn for wild Scottish brown trout.


We can provide tackle hire and offer fly fishing tuition and instruction with our low cost fishing lessons.


Facilities include a cosy wooden fisherman's cabin and clean and modern toilet facilities to make your visit to Mossat Trout Fishery even more comfortable.

Mossat Trout Fishery was established in 1994 and has being managed by Steve Parkinson and family since 2001. Since that time the fishery has gained a reputation with local fly fishers and visiting tourists for successful and tranquil fly fishing in rural Aberdeenshire.

Raemoir Trout Fishery 
Raemoir Road
AB31 4ET

01330 820092

There is 4 lochs at the fishery, three that are fly only and a bait pond for children or beginners.

Raemoir is a beautifully natural looking fishery that was sympathetically constructed to blend in with the adjacent countryside and to respect the wildlife. The lochs have a prolific natural food source to keep the fish in excellent fighting condition. There are large populations of sticklebacks, corixa, shrimp, chrimonids (buzzers) and damsels in all lochs. We have excellent surface hatches, which makes Raemoir a notable fishery for floating line tactics.


The fishery is well stocked throughout the year maintaining an excellent density of trout at all times.

Rainbow Trout are the main species stocked with the average size between 2 - 3lb, but with many bigger specimen fish up to 14lb. Brown trout and blue rainbow trout are also found in the fly ponds..

Anglers bothy, wood burning stove, cooker, toilet, available snacks and drinks, picnic tables, use of BBQ and fishing tackle to hire.

Tullich Fishery
Braehead House
by Ballater
AB35 5SB

Tel: 01339 755648

Tullich Fishery is located at Tullich, a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The site also serves as a tourist site because of its attractive and lively surroundings. The fishery can be reached by travelling two miles east of Ballater, in Scotland. The fishing site has two lochs, which are stocked with rainbow trout