Cramond Bridge, one of the wonderful views on a stretch of The Almond covered by a permit from the angling club

Fish with fly or spinner for salmon, sea trout and brown trout on approximately eight miles of the River Almond between Cramond and Kirkliston.

That’s the offer from Cramond Angling Club who issue permits on a catch and release basis in keeping with their ethos of conservation and sustainable fishing.

An adult season is £35 and it costs £25 for anglers over 60 and full-time students and it is £10 for a junior member (under 15). Apply to

A day permit for an adult is £10, day tickets for those over 60 and full-time students are £5 and a junior £2. Permits are non-transferable.

Day permit agencies are

Barnton Post Office, 109 Whitehouse Road, Barnton, Edinburgh EH4 6BU t: 0131 339 1236;

Cramond Falls Café, 10 School Brae, Cramond, Edinburgh EH4 6JN t:0131 312 8408;

Scotmid Kirkliston, 1-7 Station Road, Kirkliston, West Lothian EH29 9BE t: 0131 551 1224

For further information, including beat maps and club rules please visit

Permits are also available for an eight-mile stretch upstream from Clifton Hall near the M8 at Newbridge to Kirkton Weir at Livingston by applying online to West Lothian Angling Association. The cost is £15 and junior members aged between nine and 16 are free as part of an adult membership.