Fishing in Loch Faskally
When it comes to fishing in Pitlochry, there are plenty of options.
Pitlochry boating station is set on the picturesque shores of Loch Faskally and offers some of the best fishing in Pitlochry. Loch Faskally is a man-made reservoir about 2.5 kilometres northwest of Pitlochry. The Loch is nestled between steeply wooded hills and is approximately 3.2 kilometres in length and is situated between two hills which makes it pleasantly sheltered.
The Loch is retained by the Pitlochry Dam which incorporates a Salmon Fish Ladder and is a very popular visitor attraction in Pitlochry. It is popular with anglers and its waters hold a good head of brown trout and native fish. You can expect to enjoy some of Pitlochry’s breath-taking scenery and catch a glimpse of some rare wildlife i.e. Ospery, Heron, Eagles, Kingfishers, Ducks, Otters and Deer.
The Faskally Boating Centre is easily accessible by car and has good parking.
Permits & Rod Hire
All anglers who want to fish at Loch Faskally are required to hold a valid fishing permit. You can either bring your own fishing equipment, or you can hire everything you need for a days fishing. A £30 deposit is required for all rod hire.