Links House at Royal Dornoch, Golf Road, Dornoch, Scotland, IV25 3LW
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Salmon and Trout Fishing in the Highlands

The North Highlands region is the premier Fly-Fishing location in the UK and Links House is fortunate to be in close proximity to some of the most attractive and productive salmon rivers in Scotland. In addition, we offer some exciting Trout Fishing on local Lochs and rivers and also in more remote areas. Our various fishing excursions are arranged with highly-rated professionally qualified Fly-Fishing guides and include all fishing equipment. Transport to and from Fishing locations and Picnic Lunches will also be arranged by the team at Links House.


Salmon & Trout Fishing

Type of Fishing

River fishing from both banks


Various rivers including Brora, Carron, Conon, Oykel, Shin and Findhorn

Additional Information

Normally guided, with all equipment provided including waders. April to end of October

Type of Fishing

River fishing from both banks


Rivers close to Links House such as Alness, Carron and Shin

Additional Information

Timing can also be flexible – ie. Late afternoon/evening fish. April to end of October

Type of Fishing

Loch Fishing by Boat


Loch Eye, Loch Migdale and other local lochs

Additional Information

As above – max 2 persons fishing in one boat. Both Lochs within 20 minutes of Links House. Mid April to mid October

Type of Fishing

Loch Fishing by boat and from bank


Various Lochs in North Highlands within 1.5 hours of Links House

Additional Information

Max 2 persons fishing in one boat. Mid April to mid October

Type of Fishing

Salmon or Trout – Fly-Fishing Introduction


Local rivers and lochs


Half Day/Full Day or Multi Day

Additional Information

For Novices or Beginners – learn to fly fish with Professional Fly-Fishing Guides. April to end of October

We have a number of weeks in 2019 where we have exclusive use of the River Oykel.

These are listed below:

  • 15 to 20 April
  • 3 to 8 June
  • 2 to 7 Sept

To enquire please call us on +44 (0)1862 810279.



Links House at Royal Dornoch

Award winning luxury accommodation & fine dining with the charm, grace and elegance of the world's finest small hotels, adjacent to the 1st tee at Royal Dornoch Golf Club

River Oykel

Access to the Links House Proprietor lower beats below the Oykel Bridge Hotel in April, June and September.

River Shin

Lower beats below Shin Falls in spring and upper beats best from July to late September.

River Conon

Access to beats below the power station on Loch Achonachie between April and late September.

River Carron

Access to beats between Glencalvie and Ardgay from April to late September.

River Alness

Access to the Novar Beats between April and late October.

River Findhorn

Limited availability on the Altyre Estate beats of the Lower Findhorn from April to late September.




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