Tag: hill lochs

Loch a’ Chlaidheimh

What does fishing mean to you? Catching your ‘limit’? Catching big fish irrespective of their provenance? Convenience? If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then Loch a’ Chlaidheimh is probably not for you. However, if you don’t mind a hike, enjoy a bit of peace and quiet, or appreciate finding out a…

By Fred Carrie 3 April 2020 0

24 Hours At The Storm Loch

It was the weekend of the Wild Fishing Forum meet over by Loch Eigheach on Rannoch Moor, and facing a solo drive round trip from Aberdeenshire that would have cost me the better part of £50 for petrol I reluctantly decided to call off and fish somewhere a little closer to home and therefore a…

By Fred Carrie 3 April 2020 0

Cairngorm and Munth Trout

For most people, the Cairngorms need no introduction, but perhaps the reader is less familiar with The Munth. The Mounth, known to the older folk on Deeside as The Munth, is the continuous area of high ground and mountains on the southern edge of the main Cairngorm range, running from Drumochter in the west to…

By Fred Carrie 2 April 2020 0

Early Spring At The Lochan

The storm died during the night and morning mist and frost now grips the glen. It’s early April and after one of the longest and coldest winters for many years March brought a succession of gales and rain. Front followed front, crossing the country from the south west; not pleasant, but at least it was…

By Fred Carrie 30 March 2020 0

Loch nan Stuirteag

In Scotland there are many remote, hard to get to lochs, then there are some that are out there in a class of their own. Loch nan Stuirteag, most definitely falls into this later category. With a 10 mile walk-in over rough and often boggy terrain and a climb of over 2000 feet, not including…

By Fred Carrie 29 March 2020 0

Lonely Loch

I remember reading an article by a well known Scottish angler that appeared to be more than a little dismissive, even mocking, of anglers who hike for miles over midge infested bog, or climb half way up a mountain to catch a few fish that might be more accurately weighed in ounces than in pounds.…

By Fred Carrie 29 March 2020 0