BEAT LIMIT & RULES
Please note that worming is prohibited after 15th September.
Estuary Beat – Opens 1st April
The beat starts 500m downstream of A9 Road Bridge. The Estuary beat opens on 1st April and is fly only until 1st May. Worm can be fished from 1st May until 15th September, then fly only to 15th October. Both banks of the estuary can be fished.
Beat 3 – Opens 15th March
The beat starts slightly upstream of the Cruive Cottage and both banks can be fished down to the Averon Centre. Fly and worm can be used until 15th September then fly only to 15th October. Downstream of the Averon Centre only the left hand bank is fished, and this is fly only. Beat ends at the site of the old swing bridge.
Beat 2 Novar Water – Opens 15th March
The Novar water of this beat is fly only and is from the Cruive Pool upstream to a white marker at the top of the Douglas Pool. (This is the golf course side). Then both banks are fished up to the “Private Fishing” marker until 15th October.
Beat 2 Crown Water – Opens 15th March
The Crown water is from the Cruive Pool to the top of the Douglas Pool and is both fly and worm until 15th September, then fly only to 15th October.
Beat 1 Kildermorie Water – Opens 15th March
This beat is left hand bank only with fly and worm fishing until 15th September then fly only to 15th October. Only six club rods are allowed to fish this beat so anglers are required to leave a note in their car windscreen indicated the number of anglers fishing from that vehicle. If six anglers are present you must wait, or fish elsewhere. Please use circle hooks for worm fishing.
Fly fishing from boat only, strictly no bank fishing. The boat is available by contacting 01349 882423.
Lifejackets are provided and juniors are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
General reminders for all beats –
No fires or dogs permitted. No spinning and fly reels only. No fishing from Saturday midnight until 6am Monday morning.