Major tributaries of the renowned River Spey, the River Avon and the River Livet are easily accessible by road from the Croft Inn and have an excellent reputation for the quality of the salmon and sea trout fishing that can be enjoyed along their banks.

The River Livet
The Livet is itself the main tributary of the River Avon. Sourced by the many burns that descend from the Ladder Hills, it passes within 5 kilometres of the Croft Inn before travelling down Glenlivet to join the Avon below Drumin Castle. Mainly of interest for its Brown Trout it is also one of the most productive spawning tributaries of the Spey and salmon can also be expected this far up the river in late season.

The River Avon
The Avon is the main tributary of the world renowned River Spey. Descending from the mountains to the south it passes within 20 kilometres of the Croft Inn before making its way past Tomintoul, then north east along Strathavon and finally joining the Spey at Ballindalloch. Excellent salmon fishing can be enjoyed from around late May until the end of the season.

Fishing permits can be purchased directly from the Croft Inn along with maps and advice on the best runs for the time of year.

The Croft Inn - Restaurant and Bar

Traditional Highland Inn, popular with locals and visitors alike.

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