listed below are some places to fish around dumfries

loch Arthur  located near beeswing pike and perch are in the loch

and has easy access to two road side parking areas from which you can fish

there is no closed season and the loch produces pike up to 20 lb and is

free to fish please note you can only fish this loch from the roadside as there is no

access to the far side of the loch.


loch rutton  located at lochfoot pike, perch, roach and bream are in the loch

you can fish all round the loch ample parking and short walks to the loch

again no closed season and the loch produces pike up to 25 lb

please help keep the loch tidy take your rubbish home it will be

appreciated by the local farmers who allow you to fish the loch.


carlingwalk loch located in castle douglas pike and perch are in the loch

car parking and close to the town centre

no closed season and free fishing

the loch produces pike to 20 lb there is a lot of jack pike to be had

a safe place to introduce the kids to fishing.    

when i complete this section it will give information on salmon,trout, sea fishing and pike fishing in the area,  as i have not yet completed the website please keep checking for updates



We are pleased to announced our new online store


we have an extensive range of fishing tackle
in shop for all anglers
our business is catching

maggots now in stock for the summer.

we are a family fishing tackle shop trading in friars vennel in dumfries

 a large range of fishing tackle is available in the shop

we are stockists of shakespeare , greys of alnwick , abu ,daiwa,  ron thompson, masterline ,courtland, berkley, mitchell, scierra, imax, prologic, rapala, okuma, penn, fladen, sakuma  fishing tackle

to name but a few .

for trout and salmon fishing we have over one thousand fly patterns in stock .

blast frozen baits available all year round for sea and pike fishing  .

for bass and pike fishing we have a large range of plugs and poppers in stock .

worms are now in stock for river and trout fishing

during the summer months we stock maggots and worms for coarse anglers

along with a full range of ground baits

our extensive range of

fishing tackle

includes the following

} sea fishing tackle

rigs, bass lures, pirks, lead weights, braid, hooks, shads, float kits, beachcaster rods, boat rods, uptiders, bass rods, sea reels, multipliers, tripods, rig wallets, tackle bags, cool bags etc .      


blast frozen baits, maggots, earth worms, power bait, freeze dried ragworm, berkley gulp baits  . 

} fly fishing tackle

kamasan fly cast, scierra flurocarbons, varivas leaders, priests, line nippers, zingers, poly leaders, braided leader loops, strike indicators, braided leaders, poly leaders, gink, xink, line dressing, line trays, wet flies, dry flies, lures, nymphs, buzzers, salmon doubles, salmon trebles, fly tying materials, fly tying hooks, landing nets fly rods, salmon rods , fly reels, fly lines, fly line backing etc

}river fishing tackle

hooks, weights, swivels, minnows floating or sinking, tadpoles, tobies, spinners, rapalas, line, bait controllers, flying Cs, waders, boots, waterproof jackets and trousers, wading sticks, spinning rods and reels etc .

this is a small selection of products we carry please call in to the shop to see our full range of fishing tackle .


if you have a specific requirement, please don't hesitate to contact Bernard or Ian and we will help in any way we can

with your fishing tackle requirements . 





      email:  ianpickering35@hotmail.com