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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 via Early May Salmon — Caledonia Flies

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Three Blue Angels

Originally posted on Caledonia Flies:
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…

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Tay Race Night

  The 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 … Continue reading

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Trip To The Tay

These 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 … Continue reading

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What flies to use in September

Malcolm 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 … Continue reading

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House of Bruar are Recruiting

Are 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 … 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. via FishPal Are Recruiting —

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Salmon In The Classroom Project

FishTay 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 … Continue reading

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Tay Boat Builder

Wooden 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 … Continue reading

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How to catch an Atlantic Salmon

This 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 … Continue reading

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