Scottish Flyfisher

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Loch of Lintrathen & Backwater Reservoir

Lintrathen Angling Club.

Bridgend of Lintrathen

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The fisheries consist of Lintrathen Loch and Backwater Dam. Both waters are owned by Scottish Water and are public water supplies serving Dundee and surrounding areas.

The 485 acre Lintrathen Loch, which is boat fishing only, has twenty one boats, including one wheelie boat for disabled anglers, and is stocked on a regular basis with rainbow trout, averaging 2lbs with some up to 5lbs. The loch also has a large stock of natural brownies with an average weight of ¾ lbs.

The facilities at Lintrathen consist of boathouse, office and toilet which is also suitable for the disabled. Backwater permits are also available at the Lintrathen office.


Tel  01575-560327 or 01575-572412 for bookings

Rescobie Loch

The Boathouse Phone Number is 01307 830367
If no-one answers your call , please leave a message, detailing name , the nature of the call (e.g to book boats/tickets) and a contact number where we, as soon as possible, get back to you.

Email address is

Rescobie Loch Development Association (RLDA),  is managed by anglers for anglers.

RLDA was formed in the early 60's and provides good, affordable boat and bank fishing.

The Loch is a relatively shallow water of 200 acres which provides rich feeding throughout the year resulting in good quality, grown on trout. The members and committee continue to spend, hours of hard work to forming a first class Fishery with a deserved reputation for quality hard fighting , brown, rainbow and blue trout.

Fishing is run from the boathouse, which is adjacent to the B9113 Forfar to Montrose Road

Loch Shandra

This freshwater Loch is stocked with natural brown trout. 

Fishing can be done from either the bank or a boat. Fishing is by fly only, boat house key and day permits are sourced from Eastmills Farm.