Fly Fishing in Stirling with Professional Fishing Guides

Fly fishing Stirling offers beginners and experienced anglers alike a host of fishing opportunities. Stirlingshire is home to some of the best Salmon fishing, Trout fishing and Pike fishing in Scotland, all within a thirty minute drive from Scotia Fishing HQ.

The Trossachs National Park, the home of Loch Lomond, is on our doorstep and offers quality fishing in picturesque surroundings.

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This set of falls act as a temperature barrier in the spring, spring run Salmon often accumulate below here in the correct conditions

Salmon Fly Fishing in Stirling

Stirling is an ideal base for Salmon fishing in Scotland, it is home to one of Scotland’s lesser known gems the River Teith. This bonnie little river is part of the prolific Forth system, which in 2010 was the most prolific stretch of river in Scotland! The Teith offers Salmon anglers the chance of a Salmon from opening day in February right up to the last day of the season.

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A beautiful spring salmon

 

Scotia Fishing provide guided Salmon fishing trips on a private beat that in recent years produced a 40lb Salmon to one lucky angler! This river also produces fantastic Sea Trout fishing in late spring and early summer.

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Stunning fresh Sea Trout caught when fishing for Salmon!

The beauty about Stirling is it has the main motorways north and south on its doorstep, the river Tweed, Tay, Tummel, Isla and Earn are only a short drive away should conditions be unsuitable for the local rivers. Scotia Fishing offer a range of guided Salmon fishing trips in Stirlingshire

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A lovely wild brown trout caught fishing traditional Scottish wet fly techniques..

Trout Fly Fishing in Stirling

When it comes to Trout we’re fortunate to have some of best Trout fly fishing in Scotland located right in the heart of the Trossachs.  It is home to two of the country’s finest rainbow trout fisheries, Carron Valley Reservoir and the Lake of Menteith.

Both venues hold international fishing competitions annually where anglers from all around the globe travel to fish. One of our guides Lennie got to the semi finals of the club championships in 2014 and knows the Lake very well.

The lake not only offers first class fishing, it has first rate facilities, surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife (it is not uncommon to see Osprey’s fishing here) and has some fascinating history.

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Here are the kind of views on offer in the Trossachs…

The Wild Trout season runs from the 15th of March to the 6th of October but there are still options to fish for Rainbow Trout out with these dates.

Scotia Fishing provide guided fly fishing in Stirling for Trout on these special lochs and lakes. You can find out more by clicking on the links above or by contacting us using the “contact us” button at the top of the screen.

 

 

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A horse of a Pike caught in the Trossachs fly fishing from a float tube.

Pike Fly Fishing Stirling

The Trossachs is home to some of the best fishing in Scotland for Pike where 30lb plus specimens are caught most years. There is no shortage of Pike lochs in the Trossachs, our guides know these waters like the back of their hands. We know the best times of year for the individual Lochs and will choose according to your date.

The Trossachs is a must-see part of Scotland and what better way to experience it than enjoying the majestic views and array of wildlife whilst fishing from a boat or float tube.

Scotia Fishing can organise guided Pike fishing trips in Stirling with fanatical Pike fishing guides that have the experience to locate and catch these big Pike that inhabit our Trossachs lochs.

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Pike on the fly, from a float tube – it’s better than sex!

 

Pike fishing is available all year round but from November – March fishing is best with dead baits as the Pike do become less inclined to chase a moving bait.

Check out our Pike gallery for photos from our Pike fly fishing trips in Scotland.

 

For more information about guided fly fishing Stirling please get in touch using the “Contact Us” button at the top of the page or by following the link throughout the post.

 

Fly Fishing in Perth Scotland UK

Fly fishing in Perth Scotland offers the visiting angler a multitude of fishing options. Perthshire is home to some of the best Salmon, Trout and Pike fishing in Scotland. It’s home to some of the most prolific Salmon fishing rivers in Europe, including the mighty River Tay.

Our team of professional fishing guides combine over 50 years of local knowledge, passion and experience of fishing in the Perthshire countryside.

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The iconic River Tay in all its glory!

Salmon Fly Fishing in Perth Scotland

Experience Salmon fishing near Perth in Scotland on the iconic River Tay with our professional fishing guides. Salmon fishing in Scotland is not just about the fishing, this is the home of Salmon fly fishing.

Our guides will teach you how to Spey cast using double handed fly rods or you can spin cast which is often very effective given the right conditions.

We also offer guided fishing trips on the lesser known rivers in Perthshire like the Tummel, Earn, Isla, Garry and Tilt. These can often be productive Salmon rivers in the right conditions, some fish better in the spring, some in the back end.

Using our knowledge and experience of these rivers we will choose the river and beat we think offers you the best chance of landing that prized Atlantic Salmon!

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Salmon Fly fishing Perth Scotland on the mighty River Tay!

Trout Fly Fishing in Perth Scotland

Scotia Fishing can organise guided Trout fly Fishing in Perth on one of Scotland’s most iconic Trout fishing lochs, Loch Leven. This shallow fertile loch has some of the best natural feeding in Scotland. Trout grow here to epic proportions, but be warned – they are no push-overs!

When the fish are on here there is simply no better Loch in Scotland! Loch Leven is also steeped in history, its unique strain of Trout have been introduced all over the globe, Tasmania, Australia especially.

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A serious brown trout caught on the dry fly!

Fly fishing in Perthshire is not not just about Loch Leven, there is an abundance of lochs and rivers in Perthshire offering quality fishing for wild brown trout and grayling. What the wild brown trout often lack in size they make up for in beauty and spirit.

 

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The beauty of fishing in Perthshire…

Grayling are our winter saviour, when the Salmon season is over the grayling fishing really kicks of! They tend to shoal up and offer great sport in the colder months. The ‘lady of the stream’ (as they are often referred to) are a firm favourite with Scotia Fishing guides due to their beauty.

We can organise trips all year for grayling but the peak season is really November – February.

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A proper Grayling from the River Earn near Perth

Pike Fly Fishing in Perth Scotland

We can arrange Guided Pike Fishing in Perth Scotland with our head guide Callum Conner who’s a fanatical Pike angler. He has the water craft skills and guiding experience to put you on to these hard-fighting predators. An enviable list of big Pike to over 40lbs for himself and clients to over 20lbs!

Pike are a species of fish rarely associated with Scotland but many would argue they are our number one sporting species.

The Pikes aggressive predatory nature means they can be caught all year round using fly, lure or bait. Although we do prefer to target them using fly fishing and modern lure techniques.

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The end result of some guided Pike fly fishing in Perth Scotland Uk – sorry for the photoshop but we have to protect our secret spots!

All our packages include:

  • Transport
  • Permits
  • Professional, personal guide
  • Qualified tuition
  • Top of the range tackle from brands like Loop Tackle Design & Sakura Fishing
  • Breathable waders & boots
  • Full safety equipment
  • Gourmet sandwiches & Non Alcoholic Drinks
  • Professional photography from your trip to keep as a souvenir

 

If you would like to find out any more information about fly fishing in Perth Scotland or book a guided fishing trip please get in touch via the “Contact Us” button at the top of the page or follow the numerous link through the post.

Fly Fishing Near Glasgow

Guided Fly fishing near Glasgow can be easily arranged with Scotia Fishing. Glasgow is only 20 minutes drive from our HQ, we can have you fishing in some of Scotland’s finest fishing locations, surrounded by stunning scenery after a short car journey from the city centre. Quality Salmon, Trout, Grayling and Pike fishing can be arranged with expert, qualified and personable fishing guides.

What about guided Salmon fly fishing near Glasgow?  Why wouldn’t you fish for the king of fish while visiting the home of Salmon fly fishing?

 

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Salmon Fly fishing near Glasgow in secluded woodland estates

 

Experience fly fishing near Glasgow on one of Central Scotland’s most beautiful Salmon beats. Not only is this river surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife, it also produces a lot of Salmon. However, it has a particular reputation for big fish with a 40b Salmon landed from this beat in recent years.

 

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Stunning rivers, a taste of the highlands only 40 minutes from Glasgow!

You can find out more about our packages for Salmon Fly Fishing Trips in Scotland.   Fly fish for Wild Brown Trout near Glasgow on scenic Lochs, either from boat or bank. In only 40 minutes drive from Glasgow city centre you can be in the heart of the Trossachs National Park with an abundance of suitable Loch’s to choose from. Our experienced fishing guides will use their knowledge to select the best venue that suits your taste and the local conditions.

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A fine wild river Brown Trout for French Scotia Fishing guest.

We can also organise guided fly fishing near Glasgow for Wild Brown Trout in the small Trossachs streams or lowland rivers which are famous for producing large specimens, both are within an hours drive from Glasgow city centre. Wild Brown Trout Fishing Trips in Scotland

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Fly fish stunning rivers near Glasgow like the famous Clyde

The Trout in the smaller streams may not be big but what they lack in size they often make up for in beauty and spirit. A real purists fly fishing experience!

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A proper Scottish Grayling caught French Nymphing in the Fall

Grayling fly fishing offers all year round fishing with peak season being October – March, although they can be caught all year. Grayling are a favourite amongst our guides for their beauty and sport, often feeding when the Trout switch off. You can find out more information about Trout & Grayling River fly Fishing trips in Scotland.

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Pike. The Apex Predator. The Don Corleone of fish in Scotland!

In our opinion one of the most exhilarating fishing trips in Scotland has to be Pike Fly Fishing. Pike grow big, 20lb plus specimen’s are common, they fight hard and will readily take a fly with bad intentions! Pike offer tremendous sport on the fly – they come highly recommended by Scotia Fishing guides! You can find out more information here about Pike fly fishing trips in Scotland. All our packages include:

  • Hotel Pick Ups from Glasgow City Centre
  • Permits
  • Personal guide per 3 anglers
  • Qualified Tuition
  • Full safety equipment
  • High-end fishing tackle hire
  • Hearty Scottish themed Lunches, Snacks & non alcoholic beverages
  • Photography from your trip to keep as a souvenir

We offer one of the best value guided fishing services in Scotland, don’t just believe us – check out our independent reviews on Trip Advisor. If you’d like to experience some fly fishing near Glasgow you can get in touch with the various links throughout the post or the “Contact Us” button at the top of the page.

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!

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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.

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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!

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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

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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.

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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.