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Scotland, Tay


Fly fishing trips to one of the most famous salmon river in Scotland, the Tay. Fishmaster will arrange hosted trips to the Tay, Newtyle beat. The destination will be the famous Newtyle beat in middle Tay. The beat is excellent fly water including runs and holding pools. The host will be Jouni Rauha.


The Tay is located in the East of Scotland and it is the longest and the biggest river in Scotland. It is very famous and one of Scotland’s big four salmon rivers. The Tay is well known for its early run salmon, spring fishing is good from March until end of May. Back end season is best in September-October. The Tay is a very beautiful river which suits excellently for fly fishing. The fishing on the river Tay is mainly catch and release.


Our fly fishing group will fish the renowned Newtyle salmon beat, close Dunkeld. The prestigious Newtyle beat comprises of two miles of very picturesque middle River Tay. Throughout the beat there is 2 miles double bank with 16 named pools. There are many great pools and comfortable fishing hut with toilet and cooking facilities. With such number of pools, the Newtyle offers great variety of fishing and is excellent fly water including fast runs and deep holding pools. Fishers are accompanied on the river by full time ghillie.


For fly fishing for salmon on Tay we recommend 14-15 ‘ feet double handed rods for lines #9-11 and suitable fly reels with good quality disc brakes. Floating, sink tip or intermediate shooting heads are most used fly lines but please bring also medium sinking fly line or shooting head for possible high water conditions.


Good fly patterns for Tay are: Black Sheep, Dee Sheep, Black & Yellow, Willie Gunn, Munro Killer, Thunder & Lightning, Allys Shrimp, Monkey Fly, Garry and Cascade.


Accomodation for our group will be in Scottish country house. The house offers high standard accomodation for the fishermen; several bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom and a sitting room. We will cook the food together in accomodation or dine at local pubs.


Fishing trips to Tay, Newtyle are always hosted trips. Anglers will take flight to Edinburgh. At the airport they will meet host Jouni Rauha and continue to the Tay by rental car. It is a 80 km, about 1 hours driving.

  • Price 1380 eur/person
  • Trip length: 6 fishing days/7 nights
  • Group size: 1 host + 5 persons
  • Fishing trip includes: Fishing licenses, Guiding, Accomodation
  • Fishing trip does not include: Flights to Edinburgh, Rental car, Meals and Drinks, Gratuities for ghillie (80-100 £/person)
  • Species: Salmon, Seatrout, Brown Trout
  • Season: 15.1 – 15.10

Scotland, Tay


Tay River 15.1-15.10

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