Fishing in Scotland
holiday in Scotland is the ideal getaway for all game anglers. There are many famous rivers and literally thousands of lochs for
fly fishing in
Scotland, amidst some of the most stunning scenery in the UK.
If you are looking for accommodation for Salmon fishing holidays then Scotland is renowned
for some of the best and finest game fishing in the world. Some of the
noted top fisheries with endless opportunities for fly fishermen /
women can be
found on the famous Scottish rivers such as the river Tay,
Tweed, Spey, Dee and Annan.
For the angler looking for trout fishing holidays in Scotland there
are accommodations, self catering, bed and breakfast and hotels etc,
within casting distance of small spate rivers, streams, lochs and
lochans where you can cast your fly for excellent wild brown trout.
Salmon or trout fishing is available in almost all waters of Scotland
and permits can usually be obtained locally. The price to fish the
rivers and lochs can be as low as £25 per week with some of the most
productive beats costing £1,000 a day. Your host will know or can make
enquiries as to the cost of permits or day tickets for local waters.
Boat hire is available
on most lochs and trout waters in Scotland and prices vary from as little as £10 per day.
Species of fish that game anglers target in Scotland
include the Salmon, Sea Trout, Grayling, Arctic Char, Brown Trout,
Wild Brown Trout and Ferrox Trout.
Scotland is not as popular for coarse fish but
anglers will find lochs that offer some fantastic sport for wild
specimen Pike and Perch.
Sea Angling is also fantastic in Scotland and depending where you will
be staying in Scotland you have the chance of catching
monster skate from the shore or great mackerel fishing spinning off
Charter boats and sea angling trips are available from most harbours
around the coast of Scotland, with
boats licensed to accommodate around 12 anglers on a trip. These can
provide brilliant deep sea wreck fishing for species such as cod,
conger eel, ling and dogfish just to mention a few. Shark fishing is
Salmon, Trout, Coarse
Scotland has them all !