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River in FloodIt gives me great pleasure to announce that we are now able to offer an Insurance Policy that will protect you against your fishing being cancelled due to high water conditions.

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May Salmon Flies, Fish Tay, Scotland

Water is required for most rivers at the moment to get some of your favourite fishing runs and pools with a bit more movement in them. Still there is some lovely fish being

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Three Blue Angels

Caledonia Fly Company has released one of the most well kept secret patterns on the river Tay. The Blue Angel was designed by Jimmy Last who was a highly regarded ghillie on the
Lower Scone beat of the river Tay.

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Caledonia Fly Company has released one of the most well kept secret patterns on the river

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Tay Race Night

 

14322775_1363261630370403_6632568938584653898_nThe Tay Ghillies Association are holding a RACE NIGHT in the TAYSIDE HOTEL on Friday 14th October starting at 7.30pm with the first race under orders at 8.00pm.

All are welcome with some great prizes and fun. Please join us as all proceeds will go back to the river which we all enjoy and value.

There will be Stovies supplied by the Hotel after race 3 of 5.

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Trip To The Tay

20160930_141025These last few weeks Tom Carter has been taking some time out to get onto rivers in Scotland to meet ghillies and boatmen in order to get a better understanding of their beats, the river and the men who look after you when you come fishing. He was kindly invited to fish Murthly last week by the Gilchrist family.

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What flies to use in September

shadow-shrimp-2008Malcolm Anderson from Caledonia Fly Company shares his fly choice for September on the Tay.

Water levels on the river this month have been dropping and when this happens it can unsettle the fish from taking. There are a few fresh salmon running and a few grilse. Most of the beats have a good number of resident fish which are proving hard to tempt but are switching on from time to time. I think if you are heading out, go for the fresh runners which will take more freely. Continue reading

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House of Bruar are Recruiting

12096597_450152925185757_2447336112236607712_nAre you a keen Angler with a background in retail or just passionate about fishing? We are currently recruiting for either a permanent full time or part time Sales Assistant for our Fishing Department .With customer service at the heart of our business; you will take pride in delivering great service and ensuring that our ever Continue reading

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FishPal Are Recruiting

The FishPal group of sites are growing and expanding. The growth we are seeing and forecasting means that I’m looking for new people to come and join the team.

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Salmon In The Classroom Project

Tay Foundation Salmon in the ClassroomFishTay met up with Dr. David Summers of the Tay Foundation earlier this month at the Tay hatchery to find out more on how they are educating the next generation on rivers, their inhabitants and the environment through Salmon in the Classroom project Continue reading

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Tay Boat Builder

Tay Boat builder - FishTayWooden boat building has a long standing tradition on the River Tay, from the Mesolithic times 485 AD travel by boat was easier in the heavily wooded landscape. From Medieval times ship and boat building was important to Perthshire with yards on the Tay and south of Perth. With the growth Continue reading

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How to catch an Atlantic Salmon

Newtyle salmonThis is a piece on how to catch a salmon from FishTay reporter Bob White.  We thought it may be helpful to people starting out or needing some help to secure that elusive Atlantic salmon. It’s Bob take on it as others may have a different approach. We hope it is of some benefit to you. Continue reading

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