River Oich & Loch Oich

River Oich Photo © Copyright Stuart Brabbs and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

The River Oich runs for 6 miles and lies in the Great Glen linking Loch Ness with Loch Oich.  It offers salmon (150 per year average), sea trout and brown trout fishing.

The upper stretch of the River Oich from Bridge of Oich for about 2.5 miles down river.  This stretch of the River Oich has recently produced some good spring Salmon. Day tickets are available from the Abercalder Estate for the upper part of the river and for Loch Oich as well as Loch Lundie.

Lower stretch of the River Oich including the mouth at Fort Augustus runs for spproximately 3.5 miles with many named pools of which a few can be fished with fly although it is really regarded as a mainly spinning stretch of the river.

Day tickets are available from the  Glendoe Estate.  Tel. 01320 366234.

River Cottage

River Cottage

River Cottage is  beautifully presented, detached holiday property is situated in the popular village of Fort Augustus overlooking the waters of the River Oich.  For further information and bookings click here.


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