All Beats contact numbers etc
THE BEATS IN DETAILUpperannan
Royal Four Towns
Hoddom Caravan Site
OTHER FISHINGRiver Annan Trust
Westlands Activity Centre
OTHER STUFFMet Office
Local activities and links
Visit Moffat Local accommodation, Places to eat and things to do in Moffat and upper Annandale
Visit South West Scotland Local accommodation, Places to eat and things to do in Dumfries and Galloway
Loads of information about the town and district of Annan at Annan Online
Carrifran Wildwood Project A rather wonderful scheme to restore an upland valley just outside Moffat
Reel-em-in Fishing tackle shop in Friars Vennel, Dumfries (near the river & opposite where the buses park)
Broom Fisheries and Fishing Tackle BoxThis tackle retailer based near Annan offers all the game fishing equipment you could need and has detailed knowledge of the River Annan. AND 200 acres of fishing on site
Grays of Kilsyth North Lanarkshire Tackle shop with lots of useful information, on places to fish, books, knots, advice etc.
Sportfish my favourite mail order tackle shop
John Norris of Penrith is the nearest LARGE tackle shop. Good place to stop if travelling from the south. About 1 hour short of the Annan - also HUGE mail order business
Glasgow Angling Centre's Fishing Megastore at Unit 1, The Point Retail Park, 29 Saracen Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow G22 5HT. You don't just pop in for a few flies, you wander about for an hour or two with a silly look on your face!!!
Other rivers and useful websites
TOP SPINNING REELS.com specialises in spinning reels, which you can order through the American version of Amazon and then they are painlessly imported to you
Newton Stewart AA Covers the River Cree and hill lochs around Newton Stewart
Two or three miles west of Annan (but see the excellent mapping on the site)
Elsewhere in Scotland? Or even further????
Fishing in UK.co.uk New "Where to Fish" site for the UK covering Game, Sea and Coarse fishing, along with some overseas stuff too
Lake District One excellent site covering the English Lakes and all the fishing
Cumbria Flyfishing Tuition and Guiding and fishing arranged and tackle hire and all sorts of good stuff, based on the Eden but available over a wider area
Fishing Reels Reviews and advice on a range of fishing reels including fly and centrepin reels.
POLLUTION? Call S.E.P.A. at 01387 720502 (24 hours) or the emergency hotline 0800 80 70 60
Hotel Reviews Scotland Everything from International Hotels like Gleneagles to Hostels
Scottish Federation for Coarse Angling The Annan contains a considerable head of coarse fish, particularly in the lower 2/3rds, and presently holds the Scottish record for a Chub
West Galloway Mochrum Park - Fishing and Self catering Accomodation on the Rivers Bladnoch and Cree.
Solway Coast Queensberry Bay Holiday Park - Open from 1 April to 31 October, Queensberry Bay is a medium sized, privately owned caravan and holiday park specialising in get-away breaks.
Scot Angling Home of Rod & Line and Rod & Line International
www.anglingnews.net Website by Andy Nicholson (you must have seen his videos) with fishing reports from ALL over. This site is growing very rapidly.
Anglers Net online angling magazine
Fish & Fly online fishing magazine
Go Fishing UK
Met Office up to the minute forecasts