Fly Fishing Near St Andrews Scotland

Scotia Fishing can put you on to the best Salmon fly fishing near St Andrews Scotland. St Andrews is steeped in golfing history but it’s not only a fantastic location for golf, it’s only a short car journey from one of Scotland’s and Europe’s most prolific Atlantic Salmon fishing rivers, the mighty River Tay! The River Tay is Scotland’s longest river spanning an impressive 117 miles from source to sea!


The stunning River Tay – only 45 minutes from St Andrews!

The River Tay is also home to the British record Atlantic Salmon, caught by Miss Georgina Ballantine in 1922, weighing in at a colossal 64lb! The 2013 season saw the river produce the best catches in a long time, particularly with Spring run Salmon.

Salmon fishing on the River Tay in Scotland is a truly unforgettable experience, it’s no wonder anglers travel from far corners of the globe to fish this spectacular river.


A beautiful Salmon caught fly fishing near St Andrews Scotland

Our head guide Callum Conner is a SGAIC qualified, insured, SANA licensed, single hand and double hand fly casting instructor and member of the Loop Pro Team, so don’t worry if you haven’t fly fished before – you’re in competent hands.

Using professional instruction techniques he’ll have you casting like a seasoned pro in no time! You can learn to Spey cast using the latest rods from Loop Tackle including top of the range Loop Cross S1 fly rods!


A client spey casting like a natural after an hours tuition on the River Tay

Scotia Fishing create memorable Salmon fly fishing trips near St Andrews on the River Tay and its many prolific tributaries.

Our packages include:

  • Hotel pick ups
  • Permits
  • Personal guide per 3 anglers
  • Tuition
  • Full safety equipment hire
  • High-end tackle hire
  • Breathable wader hire
  • Hearty Scottish themed lunches & non alcoholic drinks
  • Photographic memories from your trip to keep as a souvenir

You can find out more information about our Salmon fishing packages here:  River Tay Salmon Fishing fly fishing near St Andrews


Trout fly fishing near St. Andrews Scotland

We also have access to a selection of scenic venues offering quality Trout fly fishing near St Andrews.  Still water or rivers, we can organise Trout fly fishing trips near St Andrews Scotland to suit your taste.

The local rivers offer the chance to catch Wild Brown Trout and Grayling on the fly.


American Singer Chuck Ragan with a typical Tay Grayling

If you prefer Loch (Lake) fishing you can fly fish for Wild Brown Trout in iconic locations just outside of St Andrews. What better way to spend a relaxing days fishing  with great company, surrounded by the Scottish countryside, history and wildlife!

Find out more about our packages here Trout Fishing in Scotland.

If you are looking for a day out fly fishing near St Andrews Scotland then please get in touch with Scotia Fishing using the “Contact Us” button above.