Scottish Salmon Fishing advice
There's some of the very best River Tay salmon fishing to be found in the area between Dunkeld & Pitlochry in the River Tay Valley. These Perthshire towns also have many excellent hotel & B&B accommodation options for visiting salmon anglers.
The River Tay Scenery
The Spring run of salmon that enter the Scottish rivers are indeed the most sought after fish of all. There's little that compares to the cold water battle from a fresh run 'springer' caught on a fly rod and this objective is the target for thousands of visiting Scottish salmon fishers each year.
Make sure your Scottish salmon fishing trip is optimally planned by someone who's 'walked the walk' in this business and who knows exactly what they're doing. Your timing when visiting any Scottish salmon fishing venue plays a big part in success.
Catching River Tay salmon is a fantastic thing to achieve for your fishing CV as this is Scotland's biggest and most famous big fish river.
Make no mistake about the fact that nothing beats the capture of a fresh run early Spring salmon from Scotland's famous River Tay. These fish are in a league of their own when it comes to beauty & fighting ability in the well oxygenated cold River Tay Spring water.
There's nothing that beats the feeling of getting out into a beautiful Scottish riverbank wilderness in pursuit of the world's most treasured fresh water gamefish. Welcome to Scotland's number one salmon fishing destination the mighty River Tay.
Personally I love a flicker of sunlight on the water through the early Spring salmon fishing months in Scotland. That sunlight brings an element of warmth that assists salmon movement when the river has been running cold through January, February & March.
There's a huge sense in satisfaction from catching a pristine Scottish salmon on the fly such as this fine specimen here. This experience really has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. Booking a professional salmon guide will greatly assist you in hitting this objective.
The River Tay represents one of Scotland's very best Spring salmon fishing locations especially during the months of April & May. This perfect fish was caught on the last pool of the River Tummel which is a 'no-brainer' as many salmon ascend the River Tummel during the Spring months.
On the bigger Scottish salmon rivers traditional boats are used to cover far distant salmon lies that would be more difficult to effectively fish over from the riverbank.