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Fishermen from far and wide flock to the beautiful Scottish highlands for chance of catching the famous Scottish trout. Some of the most bountiful fishing can be had in the highlands area of Sutherland.

Sutherland has a whole host of lochs and rivers that are idyllic and trout rich. The stunning 6mile loch Naver can be fished for both sea trout and brown trout. Loch Hope, a freshwater loch, is famous for its sea trout and can be fished from June to September. Loch Hope was recently praised by fisherman Bruce Sandison in Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Magazine. He describes the loch as “Scotlands leading sea-trout water” as well as one of  ”most dramatic” lochs in Scotland. Click here to read his full article. The Mudale, located in Altnaharra, is great for both brown trout and salmon fishing. The river Borgie flows out of loch Slaim and into the sea on the North coast. It can be fished by fly and is well stocked with brown trout. At the head of the river Naver there is loch Meadie, which is an excellent brown trout loch.

Nowhere beats Altnaharra for Scottish Trout Fishing

The Altnaharra Hotel is situated in the heart of Sutherland and offers some of the best trout fishing holidays in Scotland. The hotel has a rich history of providing high quality accommodation to sportsmen since the 19th century. It has its own private stretch of the river Mudale which can fished by guests who want to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this lovely area. You can choose to stay within our luxury hotel or hire one of our stunning self catering cottages.

The hotel can organise permits for you for many of the surrounding lochs and rivers and a ghillie can be hired to advise you on the local fishing. Facilities at the hotel include an a la carte restaurant, a lounge with open log fires, a library with free wi-fi, luxury bedrooms and a games room.

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