Salmon fishing holidays at Kinloch House

Salmon fishing holidays in Scotland

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Salmon fishing on the River Tay in Perthshire is world famous. The River Tay is one of the “Classic” rivers, boasting the UK record and is renowned for it’s spring fish. It also has many smaller tributaries such as the Ericht, Isla, Gary and Tilt which offer excellent salmon and trout fishing. These rivers and the prolific Angus fishing rivers North and South Esk are all within easy reach from Kinloch House Hotel and make this the ideal location for Scottish fishing breaks and holidays.

At Kinloch House all your needs can be taken care of by our experienced staff. Whether it is rod or boat hire, beginner tuition or experienced local knowledge from the guide we can arrange it. And let’s not forgetting the picnic hamper – our chef and his team will ensure you have one of the best.

Our two recommended area guides for fishing are Jock Monteith of Scottish Salmon Fishing Services and Dougy Morison of Kinnear Fishing.  They both have many years of experience on Scotland’s fishing rivers and will be happy to assist you with all your fishing requirements.

The season for Scottish salmon runs from the 15th of January until the 15th of October.

Whether you are an active fishing enthusiast or a complete beginner our aim at Kinloch House is for you to enjoy good and memorable sporting days in some of the most scenic countryside in Scotland.

For further information please contact: Graeme Allen on tel: 01250 884 237
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The Cargill Beat, River Tay, Perthshire

Salmon fishing holidays in beautiful Perthshire countryside the Cargill beat flows amidst spectacular scenery. These unspoilt and beautiful surroundings are the perfect setting for the sport provided by the migratory Atlantic salmon.

Cargill offers some of the most exciting Salmon fishing in Scotland producing numerous Salmon over 20lbs every season and for the second consecutive year landing the largest Salmon from the Tay a superb 40lb cock fish. The beat has a 5 year average catch of 349 Salmon which can be caught by fly fishing or spinning on this 1.2 mile prime salmon water. The beat is available on a daily or weekly let for up to six rods, anglers can fish from the bank, boat or by wading. We have our own Ghillies on the beat all of which are expert fly casters and tutors who will help our clients to learn all disciplines in Salmon fishing. They have all fished the Tay since a young age building a wealth of knowledge and understanding which is most valuable to our guests in helping them to catch their prize.

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