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Membership

MEMBERSHIP of the OTFA is the most active way for the individual angler to support the essential work of conservation and preservation of the trout fishing in Orkney. For a nominal sum of money, local and visiting anglers may use all the facilities of the Association and also ensure the future of some of the best wild trout fishing available.

ONLINE MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE AFTER THE AGM ON TUESDAY 27TH. FEBRUARY 2018
For the 2018 season anglers may join/renew their OTFA subscription online. Site keys, boat tags, annual competition programme and visiting angler brochure if required, will still be available for collection from W. Shearer, Victoria St, Kirkwall and W.S. Sinclair, John St, Stromness on the production of a membership payment receipt.

ONLINE MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE AFTER THE AGM ON TUESDAY 27TH. FEBRUARY 2018

“Please note keys are not being changed this year and will not be so in future. Last year’s key will still fit all site padlocks and door locks. Replacement/spare keys, if required. can be purchased from W.S.Sinclair’s in Stromness and William Shearer’s in Kirkwall”


Boat registration Details:



2018 subscriptions will be available from
Merkister Hotel, Harray
W. S. Sinclair, Tackle Shop, Stromness
William Shearer, Victoria St. Kirkwall



For further information contact:
Secretary

Malcolm Russell
Caolila,
Heddle Road,
Finstown
Orkney KW17 2EG

Tel: 01856 761586
russellcaolila2@gmail.com

 

Boat Hire on Orkney Lochs

Recently we have been receiving a number of enquiries regarding boat hire on the Orkney Lochs. Over the past few seasons the number of local land owners making boat hire available has decreased probably due to the rising costs involved in offering this service.
Local OTFA members in general do not hire out their own boats, engines and equipment but a few local anglers offer a ghillie service with boats and motors on all the lochs but again do not advertise and rely on word of mouth. The aforementioned if by far your safest option and should guarantee excellent boats, motors and fishing – but comes at a price.
To our knowledge the following are at present hiring boats on our lochs:
Harray Loch: Merkister Hotel, telephone: 01856 771366

Boardhouse: Barony Hotel, telephone 01856 721327 or
Mr W Hay, telephone 01856 841722

Hundland: Mr R.Hourston, telephone: 01856 721275
Jim Sinclair, telephone 01856 771257

Swannay: Mr R Breck, telephone: 01856 721281

The Isle of Sanday:Brendan Butler, Kiln Barn Telephone: 07597771712


If you would like to email Jim Adams through the web site
contact form
he can put you in touch with some local ghillie