Full Day Permit

from 8am Apr-Oct

Fish Limit
Name of Angler?
Additional under 16?
Fishing date

Evening Permit

from 5pm May-Aug

Fish Limit
Name of Angler?
Additional under 16?
Fishing date

Complete a Catch Return

After fishing please email your catch return to:

The Club Secretary

Please include:

  • Your name and date of visit;
  • How many rainbow and brown trout you caught, kept and returned;
  • An estimate of the weight of fish.

Completing a catch return helps us properly manage the fishery.  Completed catch returns are entered into our free permit draw!


Before purchase please see these key documents: Data Protection | Rules | Disclaimer for Young Anglers | Risk Assessments | Health and Safety Policy

  • Buy your ePermit.

    Buy up to a week in advance. Select the fishing date and click the Buy Now button to be taken to PayPal's secure payment website. Enter your details and card information to pay us the fee. You don't need a PayPal account.
  • Full day - 3 fish limit - £20 - catch and release - £15
  • Evening - 2 fish limit - £15 - catch and release - £10 (from 5pm, May - Aug)
  • Keep (or print) your Email Receipt.

    Keep or print your email receipt from PayPal. You'll need to show this to the bailiff when challenged so either bring your phone with the email, or a print out.
  • Fish!

    Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus you no longer need to sign in before fishing. Just turn up and fish. Make sure you have your proof of purchase as bailiffs will be on patrol. Its unlawful to fish without permission. You can park at either Threipmuir or Harlaw car parks.
  • Taking a child?

    You need to print and sign a disclaimer, keep it with you for collection by a bailiff on the bank. You are responsible for both your own and your child's conduct, behaviour and safety. One under 16 year old per paying angler only.
  • Complete Catch Return.

    Completing a catch return is a condition of fishing. To minimise the amount of contact between angler and bailiff we request that you send us your catch return by email. A simple count of number caught, returned or taken, weight and species with your name and date of fishing will do.

You can purchase buy a permit at Balerno Post Office, Orvis Edinburgh and Edinburgh Angling Centre. Please check if these outlets are open before visiting.

Permits are not available to purchase on the bank.

You can read about our Privacy, Terms and Conditions here.

ePermits can be purchased online using a Paypal account, or credit/debit card. We don't have access to your card or payment information.