Three Lochs Holiday Park

+44 (0) 1671 830304
Balminnoch, Newton Stewart, DG8 0EP


Where to Fish in the area?

Fishing Prices

PER DAY – £6.00
PER WEEK – £25.00


  • Night fishing shelters are permitted
  • No boating or canoeing permitted on Loch Heron
  • No live bait
  • All coarse fish must be returned
  • Use of own boat for fishing is permitted on Loch Ronald only.
  • Outboard motor maximum 5hp.

Trout Fishing on Black Loch

Black Loch is a top quality fly fishing, brown, rainbow and blue trout fishery stocked mainly with two to eight pound specimens.

We have four two person boats available – please pre-book to hire boat and life jacket.

Please note – all hooks must be barbless!

Three fish all day £20.00
Evening + 1 fish £15.00
Catch and release 8 hours £15.00
Catch and release 4 hours or evening


Lochs Heron, Black and Ronald open all year round.

River Fishing

The River Tarf (Airyligg Beat) is fly fishing only. A spate river, best fished after heavy rain, comprises three miles of salmon and brown trout. The boundary at the top of the beat is the stone wall that crosses the river approximately 200 yards below the Tarf bridge. Both banks can be fished from this point down until you reach the foot bridge at Airyligg Farm. From this point only the east bank (road side) can be fished until the conifer plantation (approx 1 mile downstream) is reached.

Please note: The Water Bailiff to be notified of any salmon caught.

Price – £12.00 per day

RULES - River Tariff Only


Salmon: 11 February to 31 October

Trout: 15 March to 6 October

  • It is illegal to sell rod caught salmon.
  • No Sunday fishing.
  • Return all parr, fry, smolts and unclean fish. All hen fish caught in October must be returned. Do not return pike, perch or other coarse fish.
  • No more than one salmon per rod per week to be killed before 1 June. Fishermen are encouraged to return all fish up to 1 June.
  • No fishing by net, hook or other illegal instruments, including snatching.
  • No prawning, shrimping, live bait and no worming.
  • Fishing by fly only.
  • You may only fish with one rod at any time which must be hand held.
  • No permit holder shall in the event of a pool being already occupied, fish that pool in front of the angler already in possession but must go in behind them and the angler in front shall move on one step with every cast. Members and permit holders are expected to fish in a courteous manner at all times.
  • Wading is generally unnecessary and is strongly discouraged.
  • You must show your permit when asked by watchers or other authorised persons and allow inspections of your tackle and fish.
  • You must do everything you can to help prevent poaching and illegal fishing.
  • Dogs are not allowed except by express permission of the fishing proprietor.
  • People are requested to leave NO LITTER. No lengths of nylon or equivalent are to be discarded as this is a danger to wildlife.

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