We currently have two Orkney Longboat style
boats available for hire. You can take a trip to the other side of
loch for a BBQ, or spot of fishing, or just a little tour round
the Loch admiring the views of Scotland's first National Park. Some of the best beaches are only accessible by
The Coylet Inn also sells the fishing permits for
the Loch. They are charged at £5 per rod.
The boats will fit 5 adults for sightseeing, and
for comfortable fishing we recommend no more than 3-4 people
Boat Hire Rates
Hourly £15 4 Hours £25
Full Day(8 hours) £40
Engines are a Yamaha 4hp and a Marina 5hp. They are
not speed boats, but perfect for fishing and sightseeing.
Hourly £20 4 Hours £35
Full Day (8 hours) £60
Conditions of hire
care of all equipment, any loss or breakage will have to be paid for,
unless by fair wear and tear.
participants must wear a buoyancy aid at all times whilst on the Loch.
under that age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and no children under
the age of 4, this is for insurance reasons.
considerate to all other river users ie; fellow canoeists, large powered
tourist boats and fishermen.
Land where safe to do so.
all litter home with you.
is not permitted, anyone who appears under the influence of drink or drugs
will not be allowed on our boats the final decision is ours.
All paddles, buoyancy aids are included in the
price for the type of boat hired. Enough fuel is provided for each hire. A
deposit is required for each hiring. Deposits can be in the form of car keys
or £100.00 cash
You may fish for salmon or sea trout during the
season from 1st May till 31st October ( except Sundays).
In view of Loch Ecks unique status, anglers are
prohibited from introducing any form of live bait into the loch or to fish for
arctic charr or powan. Powan are protected under the Schedule 5 of the Wildlife
and Countryside Act 1981.
There is no right to fish for migratory fish in
Fishing on Loch Eck is controlled by the River
Eachaig District Salmon Fisheries Board whose bailiffs regularly patrol the
loch and may exercise their considerable powers against those fishing by
illegal means or with out a permit,
Please get in touch for more details on any of the above.