Country Sports

Fishing

For Scottish river fishing, the hotel has its own private starch of the river Orchy. Fishing can also be arranged on a number of other highland rivers. In addition numerous lochs are available for wild brown trout fishing.

The bridge of Orchy has experienced Ghillies available to help and advise guests during their stay. Casting and  tuition is also available by arrangement.

The River Orchy is one of the most picturesque salmon rivers in the country. The salmon season runs from February 11 to October 31 and fly, spin and worm are permitted.

  • No fish to be taken over 7lbs weight or 26 inches long throughout the season
  • All stale and gravid fish to be returned
  • Weekly tenants and syndicate members are allowed to keep two fish per beat per week
  • Day ticket anglers are allowed to keep no more than one fish per visit
  • Worm hooks to be barbless or depressed barb from 1 September

From the southern tip of Loch Tulla, the Orchy flows leisurely in a southerly direction to Bridge of Orchy before heading southwest to the Auch and Inveroran beats.

Fishing permits are available from Loch Awe Stores. Call Frances on 01838 200200. Cost: £35 a rod per day. No permits are required to fish Loch Ba.

Stalking

Stalking can be arranged on the local estate. The estate offers traditional stalking with the aid of an “argocat” all-terrain vehicle. The stalking takes you to the most spectacular scenery surrounded by Munroe’s. you will also be accompanied by a professional stalker who will select the beast to be shot, they also plan the approach to the stalk and advise you on all the movements in order to achieve a humane kill.

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Please contact the hotel for more information and booking Clay Pigeon shooting.

  • 2012 Scottish Hotel Awards
  • Scottish Tourist Board. 4 Star Hotel

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Bridge of Orchy Hotel, Bridge of Orchy, Argyll, Scotland, PA36 4AD

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