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If you don't have tackle of your own, and you want to have a go, we have both fly and bait rods, nets, a large selection of flies and lures all here on site - all you need to bring is yourself. We have a heated lodge, with toilet facilities for the disabled, as well as a sitting area and a selection of snacks and hot and cold drinks. Car parking is right beside the lodge, and 30 metres from the lochs, but disabled anglers are welcome to drive right up to the edge of the water.

Opening times

8.30am to 6pm Mon to Sun( Mar to Nov)

Winter months(Nov to end of Mar each year)

Closed on Mon and Tues

8.30am to 4pm Weds to Sun (Due to light in winter)

NOTE: Our regulars and season ticket holders and club members are allowed to fish on after these times as we know them and can fish the evening rises.
Club Members have the authority to check tackle and are part of the fishery with the full backing of the fishery in any disputes.

Fishing Prices

Full day 3 fish 30 (kill first 2 fish and select 3rd plus candr)
6 Hrs 2 fish 26 (kill first fish and select 2nd,plus candr )
4 hrs 2 fish 22 (kill 1st fish and select 2nd fish plus candr)
2 hrs 1 fish 12

You are allowed 1 double figure fish ONLY in your bag.

All Brown trout must be returned and any fish being returned MUST be kept in the water.We expect any out of the water to be killed and paid for if limit has been reached.

After 2 hours you can pay per hour at 5ph.

Full day C and R 20
6 hrs C and R 17
4 hrs C and R 14

Upto 4 hrs you can pay by the hour at 4 ph

Sporting tickets are all barbless hooks and all fish returned and must be kept in the water no matter what size they are.

Only nets supplied by the fishery are to be used on all our lochs.


This loch is designed for children to catch a fish,it is NOT ideal for adults as you kill what you catch to your limit selected.There is NO returning any fish,all fish must be killed to your limit.It is always well stocked to ensure the children do catch a fish and is not done by the hour,but by the number of fish you select before you go down to the loch.

4 fish 22
3 fish 18
2 fish 14
1 fish 10

No returning of fish is allowed on this loch at all.Please bring your own bait ,ie worms,maggot or sweetcorn with you.

Coarse loch

This is a specialised loch for coarse anglers only.It is not a bait loch and only anglers who have the correct tackle are allowed on it.We do not supply any tackle or bait for this loch.No bread or nuts to be used and NO heavy groundbaiting is allowed.No hook size above size 12 and must be all barbless.Any bait left over MUST be taken away with you and not thrown in the water.

1 rod is 12 for the day
extra rod (max 2 rods) 5


We only allow Nets supplied by the fishery to be used to stop any infection

Tackle for Hire

All rod hire for both the bait loch and fly lochs only can be hired for the duration of your stay for 10.There is also a 10 refundable deposit to be paid which is returned if all equipment is returned unbroken.

On all our lochs the health of our fish is paramount and respect of them must be taken that they are not handled and returned safely.This ensures that fish quality is high at all times for all anglers.Our rules are simple and we expect anglers to respect them at all times.

All litter must be taken with you or placed in the numerous bins around the fishery to ensure the health of the wildlife around it.

No Boobys,snake flies or eggs to be used.Indicators are allowed.

Tea and coffee is avaialable for anglers and at weekend bacon and sausage in rolls for a small donation.Non Anglers can purchase tea and coffee for a donation at the shop.

We do have a tackle shop on site with a huge selection of flies for sale,along with leader,rods,reels clothing etc.

Flies and Lines for the Year

These tips will give you a bit of an idea of what to bring with you, but we have a large selection of flies and lures available at the lodge, along with friendly advice, so you will never be stuck.

Line Type
Flies & Lures


Fast Sinking Line

Consett Budgie, Ace of Spades, Black & Green Tadpole, Cats Whiskers

Fast Sinking Line
Black Yuppy, Consett Budgie, Ace of Spades, and White and Orange Fritz.
Slow Sinking Line
Black IPN, Consett Budgie, and Ace of Spades, along with Nymphs like Montana, GRHE, and Pheasant Tails.
Intermediate Line
Consett Budgie, Viva, Christmas Tree, Black IPN, and Orange IPN. Goldhead Hare's Ear
Floating or Intermediate Line
Greenwells and Invicta, are worth a go, but don't forget lures like Cat's Whiskers, Viva, Black IPN, Orange IPN and Consett Budgie.
Floating Line
Black Hopper family, and very small top nymphs like buzzers, PTN, hare's ear and Montana.
Floating or Intermediate Line
Small wet flies like Blae and Black, Black Spider, Bibio, and Black Pennell. Dries such as Daddy Long Legs, Hoppers, Dry Greenwells and small Buzzers
Floating or Intermediate Line
PTN,'s various Buzzers, GRHE's, Damsels, Daddies, Hoppers, Coul de Canard, Black Pennell and Bibio. Also try Cats Whiskers
Floating or Intermediate Line
Hoppers and dries in various colours will work, but don't ignore lures such as Ace of Spades and Consett Budgie, or Damsel nymphs.
Intermediate Line
Consett Budgie, Olive IPN, Yellow IPN, and Goldhead Damsel.
Slow Sinking Line
Consett Budgie, Ace of Spades, Black and Green Tadpole, Christmas tree, and Orange or White Fritzes
Fast Sinking Line
Orange Fritz, Black Zonker, Consett Budgie, Black Yuppy, White Yuppy, Ace of Spades, as well as the Montana nymphs


All year round Lure
Accounts for a lot of big Fish

All year round Lure
Good in Winter

Summer Lure
When Daphnia are there

Early and Summer Fly
Will work all year

Red and Black Mosses Bumble
All year round Wet Fly

Lime and Black Mosses Bumble
All year round Wet Fly

Dry Daddy
Autumn Fly and when Fish are at the surface

Parachute Black
Summer Fly

Okey-Dokey Red & Orange
Works all Year
Thicker version in Winter
Slimmer version in Summer

Okey-Dokey White & Orange
Works all Year
Thicker version in Winter
Slimmer version in Summer

Okey-Dokey White & Lime
Works all Year
Thicker version in Winter
Slimmer version in Summer

Red Buzzer
Works all Year
Good in Summer
Black Buzzer
Good in Summer

Good in Summer

Glen of Rothes Trout Fishery - Glen of Rothes - Aberlour - AB38 7AG - Scotland
Telephone Number: 01340 831888

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