Fishing In Scotland

Fishing in Scotland – one of the best fishing trips you’ll likely make.

With an abundance of lochs, rivers, ponds and sea, Scotland is a perfect place to head to for your next fishing holiday.

Fishing in Scotland - salmon fishing in scotlandIt’s a great getaway to challenge your skills, get back into battle with that wily foe, whether it be trout, salmon, pike, or many of the other variety on offer.  You can re-connect with nature, and get your fishing game face on.  See if your previous strategy is still the correct one for your latest trip!

Many people love their annual fishing trip as it takes them away from their usual day-to-day stress and anxiety.  They feel a connection with nature and love the moments (when they aren’t wrestling with a fish on their line) to appreciate the sounds, smells, and tranquility that fishing, unlike, most other sports, delivers.

There are many places you can go fishing in Scotland, today we offer you a glimpse of what’s available in Dumfries and Galloway.

Looking at Coastal Kippford as the perfect base for your next holiday fishing in Scotland.  There are a vast number of places to visit that will be right on your doorstep thereby reducing your travel time, and maximising your fishing and leisure time.

Nearby bait and supply shops provide all the things you need to make your trip as successful as it can be.  Bring as much, or as little as you like, and get whatever else you need here.

What about the fishing?  Where are all these great places on the doorstep?  Here are a few to whet your appetite.

fishing in scotland - river fishingRivers, Lochs and Pools

  • Gorsebank
  • Barean Loch
  • Loch Arthur
  • Buittle Reservoir
  • Auchenreoch Loch
  • Mossdale & Woodhall Lochs
  • River Urr
  • Loch Rutton
  • River Fleet
  • Loch Ken


  • Kippford Beach
  • Castle Point
  • Balcarry Point

These places have a variety of fish including trout (rainbow, wild brown and freshwater), pike, perch, salmon, roach, flounder, bream and more.

There are plenty of places to eat and drink in the area if you’re not cooking your catch of the day.  There are also nearby shops and supermarkets to stock up on any extra supplies you need during your stay.

Fishing in Scotland, and in particular, Dumfries and Galloway is a great combination with a stay at Coastal Kippford holiday park.

Coastal Kippford is a 4 star park with a range of options to suit every pocket and every taste.  You’ll appreciate the peace and quiet, and the tranquility the park provides, as well as the location, being very close to many of the fishing options listed above.

Interested in getting ahead of the game and booking that well deserved holiday now?  Check out our rental holiday lodges and caravans available to book throughout the year.

We hope to welcome you to the park soon!

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