Coarse fishing in Scotland
Cumbernauld, Dundee and Dumfries and Galloway fishing
Fishing is a great sport for getting away from it all. Here's our guide to a few top fishing spots in Scotland.
Magiscroft Fishery, Cumbernauld
A Magiscroft day ticket allows anglers to fish from 8.30am until dusk from April to September, and from 9am for the rest of the year. There are 100 pegs on three waters which are well stocked with a wide variety of coarse fish species. A cafe, bait and tackle shop, and secure parking in a peaceful and beautiful setting provide everything you need to relax and enjoy.
Tel: 01236 737 577
Broom Fisheries, Newbie by Annan, Dumfries and Galloway
The Broom Fisheries coarse angling facility features a recently refurbished loch and a purpose-built canal, providing opportunity to catch tench, perch, bream, carp and chub. A tackle and bait shop is on site, along with refreshments.
Tel: 01461 700209
Forbes of Kingennie Fishings, Broughty Ferry, Dundee
Kingennie Fishings provides excellent fishing for experts and beginners alike with bait and fly-fishing available on the four well-stocked pools. The site hosted the Scottish National Coarse Fishing Championships in 2003 and attracts in the region of 10,000 anglers each year. Kingennie Fishings operates an ongoing competition, which allows anglers the opportunity to win a cash prize with each angler invited to put 50 pence into the 'fish pot'. The first person to catch the tagged fish wins the 'fish pot', which could be up to several hundred pounds.
Tel: 01382 350777