Novar Estate Fishings

The Novar Estate Fishings comprise about 6.2 miles (10 km) of double-banked salmon fishing, split into 6 rotating beats over two sections of the river: the upper beats comprising Beats 1 and 2; and the lower beats comprising Beats 3, 4, 5 and 6. The upper and lower beats are split by about 2.3 miles (3.7 km) of fishings controlled by Kildermorie and Ardross Castle estates.


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The average length of each beat is just over 1 mile (1.6 km), with typically 15 to 20 named pools per beat allowing for 4 rods. Novar own both banks throughout the length of our beats. Most of the fishing is accessed from the southern (right) bank, except for some pools on Beats 2, 4 and 5, accessed by footbridge or road bridge.

There is a part-time ghillie, and over the course of a full week's fishing, anglers will generally fish all 6 beats on the rotation, though shorter lets are also available. 

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