Salmon Fishing on the Findhorn at Cawdor

The River Findhorn rises in the Monadhliath Mountains above Strathdearn and is fed by numerous tributaries as it flows into the Moray Firth at Findhorn Bay.

Renowned among salmon anglers enjoy fishing the River Findhorn from the start of spring through to early autumn.

Also known as the Laird’s Beat of Cawdor Castle to which it belongs, Banchor Beat reflects all that is magical about the River Findhorn.

Throughout this delightful beat, which is not for the faint hearted, the water is interesting. Depending on water conditions, which apply to any salmon river – the Laird’s beat is capable of delivering great sport.

The beat boasts a delightful bothy that has an outdoor BBQ area and an open fire. Served by a pedestrian suspension-bridge, to allow for access from the North to South bank.  The path along the South bank has hand railing along parts of the path. Furthermore on the north bank where the beat is sheer therefore not offering the chance to cast, however there is good holding water.

The services of an experienced ghillie on the Lairds Beat can be arranged for you.

To find out more about our beat and availability then visit our Banchor Beat page on Fishpal. Alternatively email or visit our Contact Us page.