River Balvaig (lower)

RIVER BALVAIG

LOCATION

GET DIRECTIONS
Accessible from the A84

NOTES

Stretch of river between Strathyre to loch Lubnaig

FISH

Brown trout only

PERMITS COSTS

TICKET DURATION JNR: 12-18 (OAP) ADULT
Daily £3.00 £5.00

Season tickets and weekly permits

Concessions = ( * ) Under 16 & OAP’s

. Annual cost per water Weekly rates

Salmon/SeaTrout £60.00 £25.00

. £45.00* £18.50*

Comments: river Forth or loch Lubnaig or lower Cur (This is inclusive of other species caught on these waters)

Brown Trout £30.00 £10.00

. £22.50* £7.50*

Comments:Lochan Reoidhte or lochan Spling or Ghlennan loch or loch Chon or loch Drunkie.

Pike, perch £30.00 £10.00

. £22.50* £7.50*

Comments: Loch Chon or loch Drunkie

. Combined waters

All fishings £100.00

. £75.00*

Comments: All of the above

All game fishing waters £75.00

. £55.00*

Comments: River Forth and loch Lubnaig and lower Cur. (This is inclusive of other species caught on these waters).

All brown trout waters £50.00

. £37.50*

Comments: Lochan Reoidhte and lochan Spling and Ghleannan loch and loch Chon and loch Drunkie.

All pike and perch waters £50.00

. £37.50*

Comments: Loch Chon and loch Drunkie

FORESTRY COMMISSION FISHING REGULATIONS

A forestery commission fishing permit is issued on the following conditions,any breach of which
may lead to its cancellation.

General conditions for game fishing (Salmon/ sea trout / brown trout)

1.This permit is valid only for the person in whose favour it is granted and entitles him / her to fish with a single rod and line in the water as described on the permit.
2.It is granted on the strict understanding that only legal methods of fishing will be used, that fixed lines and rods set up on the bank are forbidden. The use of bubble float with a team of flies and minnow use is forbidden. All fish caught under 9 inches in length must be returned to the water uninjured
3.In the periods 1st feburary to 31st may and 27th august to 31st october, no organic bait (inclusive of worms) and / or mulitple hooked lines are permitted
4.Fishing is not permitted before dawn or beyond one hour after sunset.
5.Fishing on sunday for salmon or sea trout is prohibited
6.The permit must be exhibited on demand to any officer of the forestry commission, Forth district salmon fishery board or the police, as must fishing tackle and / or any fish caught
7.The waters are to be approached only by the recognised accesses. No vehicular access to foreshores is permitted. Private cars are not permitted on forest roads unless specifically authorised.
8.Keep dogs under proper control at all times
9.The holder must not light or cause fires and must avoid causing damage to any property including farm crops. The disturbance of game or live stock must also be avoided and the holder must shut all gates which he / she has opened
10.The holder is expected to give every assistance in the prevention of illegal fishing, damage to property or any contravention of any of these conditions
11.The forestry commission reserves the right to refuse permission to fish to any person
12.All anglers must adhere to national angling legislation
13.All anglers must adhere to rthe Scottish outdoor access code

Additional conditions for coarse fishing (pike and perch)

1.No diving minnows
2.All rigs and tackle used for pike fishing must employ a wire trace at all times
3.Purpose designed rod rests and run indicators must be employed when bait fishing
4.Avoide excessive noise or other disturbance to wildlife, nesting birds, and farm animals

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE ABOVE WILL RESULT IN REMOVAL OF THE PERMIT IMMEDIATELY

Season tickets incorporating multiple waters are available, ask in store for details

Fishing permits are available in store from James Bayne fishing tackle in Callander.

Fishing permits are available in store from James Bayne in Callander.

Angling Centre Callander

www.jamesbayne.co.uk