Monikie Angling Club

"Probably the best value fishing in Scotland!"

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Why not introduce a friend to fly fishing at Monikie by buying him/her an angling session on the Island or North Pond? Read all about this great new idea on our “Gift Scheme” page.
PLUS! We now have a box with flies prize draw to add to our rod, reel, or fly line raffle. See our “Raffles” page.

Season opens on March 2. Not long now!

  • READY TO LAUNCH! TIGHT LINES!

WELCOME to the Monikie Angling Club website.
Formed in 1976, the club is located in Monikie Country Park, a few miles from Dundee.
If you’re searching for some of the best trout fishing in the East of Scotland – and beyond – you've come to the right place.
Season 2019 opens on March 2 (Island Pond only). The North Pond opens on March 16.
Session dates are posted below.
You can join/rejoin the club by downloading our Season 2019 application form.
NB – renewals must be with the membership secretary by February 28.
To book a boat, click here
There is disabled parking at the bailiff’s hut for the use of Blue Badge holders, and anglers who have applied for, and been issued at the discretion of the Committee, a Club Parking Permit.
All other anglers – members and visitors – MUST use the nearby public car park.
Please note, driving to the bailiff’s hut to drop off gear is not permitted. Barrows are available to transport your stuff from the public car park to the jetty.
Not ready to join but want to get in touch? Drop us an email at mac@monikie-angling-club.org.uk
* The parks are administered by ANGUSalive and provide a large variety of facilities.

Boat fishing only

The Club provides fly fishing for brown and rainbow trout in two ponds – they’re known as ponds but are huge loch-size stretches of water. The bailiff's hut (complete with tea, coffee and microwave facilities) is located beside the Island Pond in Monikie Country Park.
We have 17 boats available (11 on the Island, 6 on the North) to members and visitors; including visiting clubs.
Anglers are welcome to use their own electric outboard motors, but none are available for hire.

Please note it is fly fishing only. No bank fishing is permitted. Please also note that only club boats can be used for angling, and no anchoring is permitted.
Also, anglers must wear lifejackets, provided by the club, at all times while on the water.

Session dates

The 2019 fishing session dates are:
Day session, Island Pond . . . . . March 2 – November 16
Day session, North Pond . . . . . March 16 – October 31
Evening Session (both ponds) . . . . . April 20 – August 24

Session times

Day session, 09:30 – 16:30.
Evening session, 17:00 – closing time advertised at bailiff’s hut.
Half day session (members only), 09.00 – 12.30 and 13.00 – 16.30.

Boats can be booked 14 days in advance. Single angler boats, two days in advance.
Lifejackets must be worn at all times.

There are some big fish in the Monikie waters with last season's heaviest weighing in at 4 lb 15 oz.
One thing that is certain about all of Monikie's fish – they are all high quality, fully finned, hard fighting trout.

To paraphrase a well know TV advert, club members widely consider Monikie to be:

“Probably the best value fishing in Scotland”

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Just ask Dennis Hamilton (pictured).
“I caught the biggest fish ever taken from Monikie waters.
“I remember it well. It was the 9th of April, 2010, and I was fishing with my friend, David.
“The weather was good with a gentle south-west breeze across the Island Pond near the Craigton Bank. I was fishing an intermediate line and the monster rainbow took a Green and Black Goldhead.
“It was quite a gentle take but the fish fought hard and it must have taken about 20 minutes to bring it to the boat.
“David managed to get it in the net and it looked like a salmon in the bottom of the boat. We were overjoyed. We couldn’t believe a fish that size was in the pond.
“At 10 lb 12 oz, it was – and still is – the biggest fish taken from Monikie waters.
“It won me Fish of the Month, and Fish of the Year, 2010, and I was presented with the Eric Jeffrey Memorial Shield at the AGM.”

Get in touch

  • Address: Monikie Angling Club, Monikie Country Park, Dundee DD5 3QN.

Phone/email

  • Phone: 01382 370300 to book a boat.
  • email: mac@monikie-angling-club.org.uk