The hostel offers a great base for anyone wishing
to fish any of the wonderful lochs and rivers in the area.
There are two freshwater lochs within easy each of the hostel:
Loch Lochy and Loch Arkaig.
Loch Lochy has fishing for Rainbow, Brown Trout
and Pike which is free of charge for bank fishing! Fishing
boats can be hired for up to three people per boat. Contact
Mr D Stevenson onTel No: 01397 712 440. The trout season runs
from mid March to early October.
Loch Arkaig contains stocks of Brown Trout and
Pike. The Loch is bank fishing only and a permit is required
at £4 per day. A permit is also available at £4.00
per day for fishing on the river Arkaig to the back of the
Torlundy farm has three small stocked lochans
for rainbow trout fishing. Telephone no: 01397 703 015
Nearby rivers include the Spean, Lochy and Roy.
All require a permit to fish.
It should not be forgotten that the sea is only
twenty miles away, giving the opportunity for some saltwater
sport. Indeed some impressive hauls of mackerel can be caught
at nearby Corpach pier, located at the end of the Caledonian
Canal, and only a ten minute drive from the centre of Fort