Fishing Rivers of Scotland

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Perth Town Water

Perth Town WaterSalmon and brown trout fishing on the River Tay with day tickets available from the local council at very reasonable cost, and for residents (now open to all residents of Perth and Kinross and not just Perth) annual permits are a snip.

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Perth and District Anglers Association

RomeCroyPerth & District Anglers' Association offers access to a variety of fishing including salmon, brown trout, sea trout and grayling. The waters covered by the club are extensive and extend on the middle River Tay from the Junction with the River Tummel down to the tidal mark and include many of these beats. The club also has fishings on the River Almond, the River Earn, Loch Horn and the Frandy Fishery (Lower Glendevon Resevoir).

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New Town of Logierait

New Town of LogieraitBrown trout and grayling fishing on the New Town of Logierait beat of the River Tay. Day tickets available.

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Lower Scone

pictures wantedTime shared salmon and sea trout fishing on Waulkmill, Fishponds and Knowesbank beats of the River Tay. Occasional day tickets available. Brown trout and grayling fishing day tickets available.

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Benchill and Pitlochrie

Benchill and PitlochrieTwo miles of double bank salmon and sea trout fishing on the lower River Tay. Brown trout and grayling fishing also available.

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Burnmouth

pictures wantedThe Burnmouth & Catholes fishings are made up of one mile of double bank salmon fishing and are situated below the Campsie Linn (falls), the main temperature barrier on the middle River Tay and thus ensure good holding of fish.

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Stobhall

stobhallTwo miles of famous double bank salmon fishing (reciprocal arrangement with Taymount) on the River Tay. Brown trout fishing also available.

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Lower Kinnaird

Lower KinnairdThe Lower Kinnaird beat offers salmon fishing on 2 miles double bank from the junction with the Tummel. Bank and boat fishing with very comfortable hut and ghillie. Brown trout and grayling fishing through Perth & District AA. Cottage accommodation available.

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Goldcastle

goldcastleSalmon, sea trout, brown trout and grayling fishing on a lower River Tay beat offered by Perth and District Angling Association and Stormont Angling Club.

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Upper Murthly

upper murthlyGenuinely one of the best salmon fly fishing waters on the Tay, set in stunning scenery near Dunkeld, Perthshire. Brown trout fishing available through Dunkeld & Birnam AA.

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PD Malloch

mallochsExcellent traditional fishing tackle shop in Perth, Perthshire. They sell day tickets for Perth & District Anglers Association.

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Lower Murthly

lower murthlyLower Murthly Beat is genuinely one of the best fly fishing waters on the River Tay, set in stunning scenery near Dunkeld, Perthshire. The beat has a ghillie and a fully serviced fishing hut with full facilities. Trout and coarse fishing on this beat is administered by Dunkeld & Birnam AA

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Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board

thumbThe Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board is the statutory body empowered to protect and improve the salmon fisheries in the Tay district.

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Dunkeld & Birnam Angling Association

pictures wantedDunkeld & Birnam Angling Association has extensive brown trout and grayling fishings around Dunkeld in Perthshire, available on a day ticket.

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Dalguise

dalguiseThe Dalguise fishings form some of the most impressive and respected salmon fishings on the middle Tay. Brown trout and grayling fishing is available through Perth & District Angling Association.

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Logierait

LogieraitBrown trout and grayling fishing on the River Tay at Logierait Pine Lodges in Perthshire.

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Upper Delvine

UpperDelvine River Tay salmon fishing for members of Perth and District Anglers Association.

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Lodge Cottage

Lodge Cottage2 bedroom cottage in Glen Isla, Perthshire. There is fishing on the River Isla and plenty of good walks on the estate, which has its own private loch.

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Upper Kinnaird

above_neck_of_newtonSalmon fishing beat on the River Tay at the confluence with the River Tummel. Almost 2 miles of fishing. Ghillies and boats available. Great fishing hut. Trout and grayling fishing also available.

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Stanley and District Angling Club

stobhallThe club has brown trout and grayling fishing on the River Tay at Stanley, Benchil, Luncarty, Taymount, Burnmouth, Islamouth, Meikleour, Upper Redgorton.

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Muirtons

MuirtonsPerth and District Anglers Association has the salmon fishings for this beat from Jan 15th to October 15th. The fishings extend for almost 2 miles of right hand bank. Members only. Trout fishing on this beat is administered by Stormont AC.

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Almondmouth

pictures wantedSingle bank salmon and trout fishing on a short stretch the River Tay where the River Almond joins the Tay through Mansfield Estates.

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River Almond

pictures wantedStormont Angling Club looks after trout and coarse fishings for most of the River Almond, Perthshire, from Glenalmond College to the Inveralmond railway bridge.

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Stormont Angling Club

pictures wantedStormont Angling Club was established by The Rt Hon Earl of Mansfield with salmon, trout, sea trout and grayling fishing on some Scone Palace Estates beats of the River Tay and River Almond. Membership is open to all but preference is given to locals.

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Earnside Cottage

Earnside CottageA 3 bedroom riverside holiday cottage in Comrie in Perthshire. Salmon and brown trout fishing available locally on the River Earn through Comrie Angling Club and Crieff Angling Club as well as on Loch Earn. The accommodation is also within easy reach of the River Tay.

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Dunmore Angling Club

DunmoreDunmore Angling Club manage a super little coarse fishery on the outskirts of Pitlochry. 5 Acre day ticket coarse fishery containing carp to 20lb, tench to 6lb, perch to 1.5lb, roach to 2.5lb, pike to 12lb, eels to 5lb, crucian carp and some brown trout.

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Luncarty

LuncartyRiver Tay - a good big water beat for spinning and fly fishing from the boat. Salmon day tickets available in the Spring Only (January to April). Fish gather below and above hear waiting the right conditions to run the Shochie and the Ordie streams in the autumn. It fishes 4 rods, has 1 boat and a fishing hut at the river.

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Eastertyre

pictures wantedBrown trout and grayling fishing on the Eastertyre beat of the River Tay. Day tickets available. Salmon fishing thought to be private, but If you know where permits are available please email the Editor.

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Catholes

Dunkeld National TrustSalmon, trout, sea trout and grayling fishing on 750 yards double bank of the Lower River Tay near Stanley. Day tickets, weekly and spring tickets available.

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Meikleour

MeikleourSalmon sea trout and brown trout fishing on a famous beat of the River Tay in Perthshire. Day tickets available.

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Upper Redgorton

pictures wantedSalmon sea trout fishing available on the River Tay to members of Perth and District Angling Association, brown trout and grayling fishing day tickets also available.

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Cargill

CargillOne of the most productive and best known beats for salmon fishing on the river Tay. The beat is divided into two double bank beats, upper and lower Cargill which are fished on alternate days.

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Farleyer Fishing Beat

neilsSalmon, brown trout and grayling fishing on the Farleyer Beat of the River Tay. Day tickets available.

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Islamouth and Meikleour

MeikleourIsalmouth and Meikleour salmon fishing beats on the River Tay offer fishing of the highest standard. Day tickets occasionally available.

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River Tay

River TayThe River Tay is said to start 100m above the bridge at Kenmore as it flows out of Loch Tay in the Highlands of Scotland. It is famous for its salmon fishing, especially spring salmon and holds the UK record. It is the largest river in the UK if measured by flow which is more than the Thames and Severn combined.

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Drummond Estates

Drummond Estates1Drummond Estates in Perthshire offers boats for brown trout fishing on Loch Earn. Day tickets available in local shops. Touring caravan park.

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Glensherup Trout Fishery

Glensherup Trout FisheryGlensherup is a 29 acre loch set in spectacular scenery in the Perthshire hills. Trout fishing is fly only from bank or boat. Day ticket water. Tackle hire and tuition is available on request. There is a fishing lodge and sporting tickets are available.

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Butterstone Loch

thumbButterstone Loch in Perthshire is one of Scotland's Premier day ticket trout and pike fishing lochs specialising in quality Scottish rainbow, brown and blue trout. Fly fishing and boat only.

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East Haugh Beat

East Haugh BeatEast Haugh is a salmon and sea trout fishing beat on The River Tummel. Day tickets available.

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Pol Dornie Beat – River Garry

thumbPol Dornie Beat provdes salmon and sea trout fishing on 1500 yards of the River Garry in Perthshire let through Atholl Estates. Day tickets sometimes available.

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Atholl Estates – River Tilt

thumbDay ticket salmon fishing on 2000 yards of the the River Tilt Perthshire offered by Atholl Estates.

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Pitlochry Angling Club

Pitlochry_dam_downPitlochry Angling Club has salmon fishings on the River Tummel and River Garry in Perthshire. They also have trout and grayling fishings on hill lochs and rivers. Day tickets available.

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Atholl Estates – River Tummel

Moulinearn-downstreamAtholl Estates offers 2500 yards of double bank salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Tummel from Moulinearn to Logierait. Day tickets sometimes available.

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West Haugh and Dunfallandy

West Haugh and Dunfallandy - River TummelWest Haugh and Dunfallandy beats of the River Tummel, Perthshire, offer day ticket fishing for salmon, sea trout and brown trout as well as a static and touring caravan holiday park.

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Orchill Loch

Orchill LochA day ticket trout fly fishery situated on the back road between Braco and Gleneagles Hotel near Auchterarder set a very quiet picturesque setting. The Loch is 4.1/2 acres and is stocked twice weekly with hardfighting rainbows of about 2lb to 2.1/2lb average.

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Loch Tummel

Schiehallion_and_Loch_Tummel_from_Queens_View_jim_willsherDay tickets for brown trout and pike fishing on an 11 mile long loch in Perthshire.

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Pitlochry Boating Station

Pitlochry Boating StationSalmon, brown trout and pike fishing on Loch Faskally at the Pitlochry Boating station. Boats for hire. Lochside restaurant.

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Lochlane & Laggan Fishings

lochlanelaggan2.1 miles of double bank salmon and sea trout fishing and 0.32 miles of single bank fishing on the River Earn in Perthshire.Day tickets available.

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Highland Safaris

headle-si-fHighland Safaris is Scotland's Premier Land Rover Safari and Event Management Company. Highland Safaris also offer guided fishing trips.

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South Chesthill Estate

chesthill-houseSporting estate in Glenlyon Perthshire with exclusive salmon fishing on the River Lyon. Day tickets for brown trout are available.

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Comrie Castle

thumbSalmon and Brown trout fishing on the right hand bank of the River Lyon to the Duneaves March is offered by Highland Safaris. Highland Safaris also offer guilded fishing trips with all tackle provided.

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Tirinie

pictures wantedSalmon and brown trout fishing on the left hand bank of the River Lyon in Perthshire from Keltneyburn to the junction with the River Tay is administered by Highland Safaris. Day tickets available.

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East Loch Tay

East Loch TaySalmon, brown trout, rainbow trout and pike fishing on Loch Tay. Bank and Boat fishing is available.

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Ben Lawers Hotel

Ben Lawers HotelBen Lawers Hotel in Perthshire has earned a reputation for its friendly atmosphere and good varied food using fresh local produce.

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Innerwick Estate

pictures wantedDay ticket salmon and brown trout fishing on two miles of the River Lyon, Perthshire. Holiday cottages to let.

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Meggernie Castle Estate

pictures wantedSalmon and brown trout fishing on 6 miles of the River Lyon in Perthshire. Trout fishing day tickets are available from the Post Office, Bridge of Balgie. The estate also has a cottage to let.

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Luib Hotel

Luib HotelThe Luib Hotel has its own stretch of the famous River Dochart in Perthshire just behind the hotel and day tickets can be purchased from the Hotel - salmon £10, trout £5.

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Bridge of Lochay Hotel

BridgeofLochayThe hotel sits on the banks of the River Lochay, Killin, by the bridge that gives the hotel it’s name and offers salmon and trout fishing free to residents and on a day ticket for others.

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Suie Lodge Hotel

suielodgeSuie Lodge, originally a shooting lodge on Breadalbane Estate in Perthshire is a comfortable family-run haven of good food and cosy accommodation. Salmon and trout fishing is available locally.

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Auchlyne and Suie Estates

Auchlyne and Suie EstatesBrown trout fishing on both banks of the River Dochart from the mouth of the Allt Rhiobain to a point approximately 500 yards below the road bridge to Auchlyne. Left bank from that point to the Auchlyne/Craignavie march dyke as well as 800 yards of Loch Lubhair.

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Cashlie

pictures wantedFly only brown trout fishing on the River Lyon from Pubil to Stronuich Dam in Perthsire. Day tickets available.

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Fortingall Hotel

fortingallDay ticket trout and salmon fishing available on the River Lyon in Perthshire, Loch Farleyer and in our own private stocked pond. We offer fly-tying, casting lessons and fishing trips both with and without ghillies. Country house hotel.

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Loch Earn

Loch EarnBrown trout fishing on a large loch in Highland Perthshire. Day tickets available.

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River Cottage

River CottageRiver Cottage lies amongst some of the prettiest countryside in Scotland beside the River Ardle, offering salmon and brown trout fishing. The cottage is also within half an hours drive of the River Tay, River Ericht, River Isla, Shee Water and Butterstone Loch.

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Strathmore Angling Improvement Association

excerpt thumbBrown trout fishing on the River Isla a tributary of the River Tay, Certain stretches fly only.

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Lower Craighall

excerpt thumbSalmon, sea trout & brown trout fishing on the River Ericht a tributary of the River Tay.

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Keithick Angling Club

Keithick Angling ClubKeithick Angling Club have the fishing rights on Monk Myre a pair of small, shallow lochans in Perthshire. Monk Myre lies 2½ miles southeast of Blairgowrie for members and guests trout fishing by boat and two stretches of the River Isla for day ticket brown trout fishing.

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Finegand Estate

FinegandFinegand is a 2000 acre estate located in Glenshee, Perthshire, Scotland offering salmon and brown trout fishing on Shee Water.

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Bridge of Cally Hotel

bridge of CallyThe Bridge of Cally Hotel is a friendly hotel and restaurant ideally situated at the foothills of Glenshee - the gateway to the Highlands. The hotel has 18 en-suite bedrooms, some with river views. The hotel works closely with local estates who offer salmon beats along the banks of the River Ardle and Ericht.

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Bleaton Hallet

excerpt thumbInteresting rocky upland double bank beat on the River Blackwater a tributary of the Tay, producing around 65 salmon a year. Day tickets available at very reasonable coat. Fly fishing preferred.

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Aberbothrie

thumbSalmon, sea trout, brown trout & grayling on the River Ericht. Day tickets at very reasonable cost. No Sunday fishing. Includes a stretch of the River Isla immediately upstream of the confluence with the Ericht.

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Cray

Shee Water at CraySalmon & brown trout fishing on the Shee Water a tributary of River Ericht which is a tributary of the River Tay. Day tickets available at very reasonable cost. Over one mile of double bank fishing for one rod (two rods by arrangement). Maximum of two salmon per day may be retained.

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Upper Grantully Beat

pictures wantedBrown trout and grayling fishing on the Upper Grantully Beat (also called Lagg fishings) of the River Tay. Day tickets available.

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Edradynate

pictures wantedSalmon, Brown trout and grayling fishing on the Edradynate beat of the River Tay. Day tickets available.

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The Quaich

Gallery_Image_1The Quaich is an exceptional three-bedroom house on the waters edge of Fearnan, Loch Tay between the villages of Kenmore and Killin.

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Kirriemuir Angling Club

Kirriemuir Angling ClubThe club has salmon and sea trout fishing on the River South Esk in Glen Clova, the River Prosen and the River Isla.

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Kinnear Fishing

Kinnear FishingGuiding and casting tuition with Dougy Morison as well as tackle hire available on the Rivers Ericht, Tay, Isla and Dee.

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Blairgowrie Rattray and District Angling Association

Blairgowrie Rattray and District Angling AssociationBlairgowrie, Rattray and District Angling Association controls part of the fishing on the River Ericht covering some 6 miles of the river. The Association also offers its members, and guests of members, the opportunity to fish on two private lochs, Fingask Loch and Whiteloch near Blairgowrie, which are stocked with rainbow, blue and brown trout.

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Auchingarrich Trout Fishery

Auchingarrich FisheryThree ponds set behind the popular Auchingarrich Wildlife Park, by Comrie, Perthshire for bait anf flyfishing for rainbow trout.

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Moness Resort

4* Moness House HotelMoness Resort, a 35-acre woodland estate in Aberfeldy at the very heart of Highland Perthshire. Whether you are looking for a 4* Perthshire cottage break or a charming 4* country house hotel in Scotland, Moness is the perfect choice.

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Leskine Farm

Leskine FarmSalmon and brown trout fishing day ticket £25.00. There is approximately 1 mile of salmon fishing available on the River Dochart. Camping available.

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Kate Fleming Shooting and Fishing

thumbA traditional fishing tackle shop based in Blairgowrie. Day tickets available for The River Ericht, The River Isla, Blairgowrie Angling Club Water, and Strathmore Angling Club water.

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Venachar Lochside

Venachar LochsideVenachar Lochside, near Callander, is the perfect location to enjoy a days day ticket salmon, sea trout brown trout, pike and perch fishing, offering superb facilities in fantastic surroundings. Boats available.

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East Loch Tay Angling Club

Loch TayLong established brown trout angling club based in Kenmore, Perthshire with fishings on Loch Tay.

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Auch and Invermeran Estates

river-orchyAuch and Invermeran Estates extend over some 31,000 acres taking in some of Scotland's most breathtaking and spectacular scenery. The estates offer a mixture of exciting sport with red deer stalking and fishing for salmon and trout on River Orchy and trout fishing on Loch Lyon. A self catering Lodge and self catering cottages.

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Kinloch House

Kinloch HouseCountry House Hotel near Blargowrie. Ideal for fishing on the rivers Tay, Isla, and Ericht.

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Save the Garry

RiverGarryfishingCampaign to restore water to the River Garry after over abstraction in Perthshire Scotland.

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Ruan Ruarie

river-kelvin-25-375x500Salmon and trout fishing beat which runs through the rocky gorge at Killiecrankie, Perthshire. Run by Pitlochry Angling Club. Day tickets available.

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River Earn Improvement Association

River Earn Improvement AssociationRiver Earn Improvement Association was formed in 1977 to preserve the natural environment of the River Earn in Perthshire, its native and migratory fish.

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Lower Aberuthven

River Earn by Mill of GaskLower Aberuthven offers 1 mile of right hand bank salmon, sea trout, brown trout and grayling fishing onnthe lower River Earn, by Aberuthven near Aucterarder in Perthshire. Day tickets are available at very reasonable cost.

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The Atholl Arms Hotel

atholl armsSituated in the Historical Cathedral City of Dunkeld in Perthire , The Atholl Arms is a three star small hotel built in 1833, is an impressive structure with many original features and is ideal for fishing the middle tay beats.

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Upper Aberuthven

thumbUpper Aberuthven offers nearly a mile of left bank salmon, sea trout, grayling and brown trout fishing on the lower River Earn by Aberuthven near Auchterarder in Perthshire. Day tickets are available at reasonable cost.

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James Bayne Fishing Tackle

James BayneJames Bayne Fishing Tackle is a retail outlet in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs national park situated in Callander. We provide fishing permits for all the local waters for Salmon, Sea Trout, Brown trout and coarse fishing including Pike, Perch Grayling and Artic Char.

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Remony Estate

RemonyTwo boats available for use on Loch Tay in the pursuit of either salmon or trout. The Perthshire estate also has 5 holiday cottages to let.

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