Prices and Permits

Covid-19 Update: 28/2/21

Both lochs will remain closed to Angling until at least 5th April 2021. Please note this is for ALL anglers and any person be that member or visitor with Rods in the water will be asked to leave promptly.

Please note that our Lochkeepers will still be monitoring the area and if anyone is found to be fishing, they will be told to pack up and move on or face stronger questioning from the police.

For more information please see: https://stmarysanglingclubnews.wordpress.com/2021/02/28/march-2021-covid-19-update/

Prices

Prices, Permits and boat rules: –

FISHING PERMITS

Please note that the club does not have the facility to accept payments via Card Machines at present at ANY of the below outlets, the club is looking into this for the future.

Please note that as of February 2020, ALL fish that are indigenous to the lochs which are Salmon, Sea Trout, Brown Trout, Pike, Perch, Eel, and 3 Spined Sticklebacks MUST be returned to the loch. If an angler catches anything other than the above it must be humanely dispatched please phone/text 07853339370 for instruction on how to proceed.

Day permit all species £10.00/day (24hr permit).

Youth 12-16 £4.00/day, accompanied by a responsible adult.

Children under 12 free, accompanied by a responsible adult.

Permits are available from our lochkeeper, please contact our Lochkeeper BEFORE your visit:

Mobile 07412659569 (John) / 07414591455 (Karren)

or if you prefer Email – stmaryslochanglingclub@yahoo.com

John will be on the Loch Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Karren will be on the Loch Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Anglers are reminded that permits for the fishing are also available from:

Glen Café

St Mary’s Loch

Yarrow Valley

Selkirk

TD7 5

01750 42241

Fishers Direct in Penicuik

9 John Street

Penicuik

Midlothian

EH26 8HN

01968 672877

sales@fishersdirect.com

The Gordon Arms Hotel

Yarrow Valley

Selkirk

TD7 5LE

PHONE: 01750 82261

Boats

The wearing of lifejackets is compulsory you may bring your own or wear ours!

Engines: From July 2016 Engine hire is suspended

You may bring your own engine up to 4HP.

All boats come with oars and lifejackets included in the total price.

Undernoted is the new price structure –

Lomond boat for up to 24 hrs £15.00

Arran boat for 24hrs £20.00

Permits are not included in the above boat prices.

Boat rules

A maximum of 3 persons to a 14ft boat, and 4 persons to a 16ft boat

Life jackets are compulsory no exceptions.

Engines must not be lowered or started until 50 yards from boathouse (keep to the right of buoys on leaving the mooring bay).

Boat anglers should give bank anglers a minimum of 100 meters arc of fishing space.

Do not anchor your boat to the sailing club buoys and please respect their right to enjoy their sport.

All Lomond boats are equipped with a drainage plug it is the responsibility of the user to make sure the drainage plug is in place and tightly fitted.

All damage to the boats/engines must be reported immediately to allow us to take prompt remedial action.

Boat hires are for the specified period of time a charge of £5 per hour will be levied for late arrival.

Any Damage will be charged