River Tay salmon fishing in Perthshire

Salmon fishing in Perthshire on the River Tay is world renowned. It is one of the “Classic” rivers, boasts the UK record and is still known for it’s spring fish. The Tay also has many smaller tributaries such as the Ericht, Isla, Gary and Tilt which are also excellent salmon and trout fisheries. The prolific Angus rivers North and South Esk are also within easy reach.

All your needs will be taken care of whether it is rod or boat hire and tuition to local knowledge from the guide and not forgetting the picnic hamper.

Our two recommended area guides are Jock Monteith of Scottish Salmon Fishing Services and Dougy Morison of Kinnear Fishing, who both have many years of experience and will be happy to assist you with all your fishing requirements.


The Monteith Salmon Fishing Services

Salmon Fishing Holidays By Jock Monteith

Corporate Salmon Fishing Hospitality By Jock Monteith


Kinnear Fishing

The season for 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 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
Or email: reception@kinlochhouse.com

The Cargill Beat, River Tay, Perthshire

Salmon fishing 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.

More information - visit www.taysalmon.co.uk