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Fishing Holidays in Scotland



Scotland is the ideal destination for angling holidays, especially fly or sea fishing.


Whether you want luxury staying in a hotel, have your food cooked for you in a bed and breakfast or guest houses, look after for yourself self catering or maybe go it alone caravan and camping, Scotland is the place to be. A number of property owners offer holiday accommodation complete with free and private fishing. Whatever your style of angling, with excellent game and fly fishing for salmon and trout on the famous rivers or many lochs surrounded by wild, beautiful countryside you are spoilt for choice. With Scotland surrounded by clear blue sea there is some outstanding sport for sea anglers from shore or boat and some Scottish fisheries have even stocked their ponds and lochs with carp especially for the coarse angler.


Whatever your style of angling there is a fishing holiday in Scotland for you.



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Fishing in Scotland


angler Fishing in ScotlandA fishing 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 the rocks.

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 also available..


Salmon, Trout, Coarse and Sea Fishing Holidays

Scotland has them all !



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