Cocksburn reservoir is owned by Scottish Water and the fishing rights are leased by Stirling Angling Club.

Angling permits are only issued for Brown Trout between the dates of 15th March to 6th October inclusive. No other fishing is permitted by non members. Within some constraints members may fish for Pike.

Day Permits are valid from Dawn to 1 hour after Dusk and available from Angling Active.



Brown Trout 15th March – 6th October



Angling Active Dapping from the Pendreich Dam Wall.

Anglers must have a valid permit or membership before approaching the water to fish.

Permit Adult
Day £15.00



  • Stocked with Brown Trout.
  • The reservoir is a discontinued water supply.
  • A key is available from Angling Active (deposit £20).
  • Boats are used by season members.


  • FLY ONLY, no lures.
  • Day permits are bank fishing only, or float tube.
  • Season memberships available from Stirling Castle Angling Club. Go to the excellent website here: 
  • No fish under 9″ to be taken.
  • Ticket must be shown to any member who shows their membership.
  • All fish killed must be recorded in boathouse.