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Loch Maree

Fishing boats outside the Loch Maree Hotel in the ?1980s. Fishing effort was consistent on Loch Maree until the decline in catches (@Gairloch Heritage Museum).         [Close]
Large, long-lived sea trout were common prior to the late 1980s (@Gairloch Heritage Museum).         [Close]
Loch Maree is home to trout, salmon, charr and a variety of other special wildlife including Black-throated diver and otter.         [Close]
Loch Maree islands are National Nature Reserve and have ancient pine woodlands with juniper.         [Close]
The brown trout in this burn on the slopes of Beinn Eighe may be geneticly different from those below waterfalls in downstream areas.         [Close]