About the Fishery

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Where are we

We are easy to find, just follow the information below

Opening times Opening times

The fishery is open from Wednesday to Sunday every week during spring, summer and Autumn. We close for the winter (times vary depending on whether the waters are frozen) so please call before heading out. Our opening times are generally 8am until 10pm in the summer. At all other times we will close at dusk.

Contact us Contact us

We like to hear from our customers and we pride ourselves in taking the time to get to know you. If you would like to find out more about our prices, opening times or to discuss booking a group session, please feel free to contact us via email, phone or post at the details below. […]

How to find us How to find us

Midmar Stillwater Fishery is located about 20 minutes from Aberdeen in the rolling countryside of Aberdeenshire. We are easy to reach from all directions as we sit between two of the arterial roads leading out of the city. To get to the fishery your best option is driving (public transport links are limited) but we […]

The Bog Blog

Summer evenings

Summer evenings

Summer is a special time at Midmar Fishery, the whole place comes to life. Insects hum in the long grass, swallows swoop over the ponds and there is usually a good evening rise. Fishing is not always about catching. Sometimes the pleasure of being outside, in nature, should not be underestimated. The fishery is blessed […]

Meet the Animals


Buddy is a big old dog who roams the fishery. He’s very friendly but deaf as a post. Don’t leave anything which can be eaten lying around because he will eat it!

- Buddy

Lulu is the second dog on the fishery. An old lady who ambles around but has a surprising turn of speed when she needs to chase a car. She is very friendly and will roll over for a belly rub at the drop of a hat. She will also eat anything which is left out. Including fish!

- Lulu

The Osprey, let’s call him ‘Ferdinand’ comes to visit on a regular basis and can be seen circling the ponds looking for easy prey. There is nothing worse on a bad fishing day than seeing a bird swoop down and pick a fish out when you haven’t had a touch.

- Osprey