• Caledonian Canal

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Caledonian Canal

Canal Side

Fort Augustus

Inverness-Shire

Tel : 0141 332 6936

Scottish Canals


Fish Species


Bream, Eels, Perch, Pike & Trout


Free Fishing



  • All fish are to be returned to the water alive and unharmed

  • Maximum of 3 rods -rods are not to be spaced more than 5 metres apart

  • No fish are to be removed from, or introduced to the canal

  • Do not leave any litter, bait or groundbait on the canal towpath. All line must be removed and safety disposed of

  • No fishing in or within 25 metres of a lock or swing bridge or at designated moorings where so signed

  • No fires

  • Anglers must not block towpath with fishing equipment

  • Free fishing along this large stretch of canal between Loch Ness & Loch Oich

  • If fishing from a boat a permit will be required