The River Forss
The River Forss is a typical spate river which meanders around the hotel. It is one of the most attractive rivers in the Northern Highlands, offering a variety of challenges, from the productive Sea Pool, through the Forss Strath, to the stunning Falls Pool and onwards to the meandering marshlands of the upper beats.
Fishing Beats on the River Forss
It used to be a net fishery but became a time-share rod fishery over 25 years ago and the river is well maintained by the owners committee and the Fishery Manager. There are 240 rod weeks between the river opening in February and closing in the middle of October. There are four 2 rod beats, two below the Forss Falls which can be fished all season and two above the Falls which are only fishable when the water temperatures enable fish to ascend the Falls, normally by the end of April. The beats are fished in rotation on a daily basis.
2012 was a record breaking year with 504 fish taken.
Rods are often available for weekly or daily rent in their owner’s absence. For availability contact the Fishery Manager, Christopher Brocklebank Fowler on 01847 861309 or email him.
For novices, tuition and tackle hire is available. In fact the Forss is a great little river on which to become hooked!