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Outstanding Sea Trout Fishing Rights For Sale in Scotland

Newburgh and Foveran Fishings offers double bank salmon and sea trout fishing rights over four miles and 670 acres of the Ythan Estuary.  The sale presents a unique location for the best sea trout fishing in Scotland at the mouth of the River Ythan. 

The extensive nature of this tidal fishery ensures plentiful bank and boat opportunities throughout the fishing season, which runs from 1st April to 31st October.


Catch records show high returns with Newburgh & Foveran continuing to provide strong levels of sport in sea trout with consistent fishing throughout the season. In 2020, the catch record for sea trout stood at 836. 


Stewart Johnston, farm consultant at Galbraith in Aberdeen, said:


“This sale presents a rare opportunity for fishing enthusiasts to acquire the rights to a highly productive fishings in arguably one of the best places to enjoy sea trout fishing in Scotland.  There are fly and spinning opportunities on the 17 main pools within this fishings and the bank and estuary are easily reachable on both sides of the river, allowing for all areas to be easily fished.


“The rights have been held by the current owner for over five years, so this sale presents an exciting prospect for private individuals or alternatively corporate buyers interested in being able to host clients for a day’s fishing throughout the season.”  


The fishings are within easy distance of Aberdeen being a mere 13 miles away, and there are rights to use the car park at Newburgh beach and elsewhere throughout the extent of the fishings, enabling easy access to the river.


Corf House building sits within a 0.60 acre site adjacent to the fishings and is used for storage of equipment. The building and land, available by separate negotiation to the accompanying fishings sale, offers housing development opportunities on the enviable site.


  • Newburgh and Foveran Fishings are for sale through Galbraith at offers over £500,000.
  • Corf House building and 0.60 acre site is for sale at offers over £100,000.