Thrumster House, Thrumster, Caithness, KW1 5TX

Tel: 01955 651 387 Mobile: 07840750407 

email: askus@thrumster.co.uk

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Fishing

Set in the heart of  prehistoric Yarrows, Thrumster Estate is able to offer a range of wild trout lochs with accommodation at North Yarrows cottage or full/half board at Thrumster House. Other trout lochs are accessible throughout Caithness.  Most are easy of access and on the pocket.

 

Season's ticket:  £50.00     Day ticket :    £6.00      Boat Hire: £15.00 per day  Rod Hire: £5.00 per day

                Tickets available from Hugo Ross, Wick 01955 60 4200  or call Thrumster House on 01955 651 387 or pop into see us

 

 

 Lochs on Thrumster Estate

 

Loch Yarrows : This Loch is a great Loch for the beginner, plenty of free taking trout under a pound. Easy access from road, boat                                          available to hire from Thrumster Estates. Flies to fish include caddis variations, bibio’s & kate mcclarens.

 

Marl Loch :        Found at the top of Loch Yarrows this Loch is fishable yards from the car. A good Loch for the                                                                          beginner, with the chance of a larger fish.

 

Loch Sarclet :    This Loch is a jewel. Fish are caught in the 5lb class each year, and larger fish are possible, with the average being over                               1lb. It is a shallow shrimp rich water that has it’s fair share of golden bellied trout. The best fishing is from the bank in                                the evenings. The trout respond well to buzzers fished slowly on calmer days and spider patterns.

 

Loch Hempriggs : A boat is a available for hire. This loch is closest to Wick on the A99. It has plenty of fish to be found in it’s shallow                                  waters. Bank fishing does require waders as the Loch has a shallow approach. Sedge patterns work well as the weather                               warms up in the summer.

 

Warehouse Loch : One for the adventurer! To get to this Loch requires a stiff walk through heather moorland. The Loch is very lightly                                  fished. The fish caught are of a nice size but challenging.

There are also local lochs such as Loch Watten and St John's which are well known for good fishing