FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please read our list of frequently asked questions.
How do I book?
You can book by using the “Email Us” button at the top of each page, by emailing us direct at email@example.com, by phone on 0044 (0)7415 974879 or by pressing “Book Now” on our packages page.
What will I need to bring with me?
The only thing we ask you to bring is Sun Cream/sun block, a waterproof jacket and a full spare set of dry clothing.
Are pick up included in the price?
Yes, our prices include hotel pick up and drop off within a 70 mile radius of our HQ’s.
Will we catch a fish?
We cannot guarantee this, but our professional guides will do everything they can to put you onto the fish. What we will guarantee is that you’ll have a great experience!
Will the water be cold?
When wading with breathable waders the water is reasonably cold all year round, if you bring fleece trousers to wear underneath waders it shouldn’t cause any problem. We recommend fleece jogging bottoms for warmth and moisture wicking performance and avoiding cotton, i.e jeans.
What should I wear?
We recommend wearing outdoor layering. If you have them bring; Base layers, Fleece top, fleece bottoms and a waterproof jacket!
Can I bring my children?
Of course! For fly fishing your child must be strong enough to work a fly rod without causing any injuries.
Can we kill our fish?
Scotia Fishing are passionate about conservation fishing and we promote catch & release for all wild fish. This will be at your guides discretion and when rules allow. 100% catch & release on all Spring Salmon, Pike & Grayling.
Can I bring my own tackle?
Of course! You must make sure your equipment been cleaned to the necessary compliances to prevent the transfer of Gyrodactilis Salaris. Please get in touch and let us know what you plan on bringing so we can advise as to whether it is suitable. You can find information about this parasite on youtube or pdf document.
Where are you based?
We have bases in Larbert in Central Scotland and Auchterarder. It is the ideal base as we have all the main motorways on our doorstep and are only 30 minute drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Stirling.
Can you arrange accommodation?
Yes, we can organise this for you or pass on our recommendations for you to select the most suitable.
Do you do airport pick ups and drop offs?
Yes, this can be easily arranged prior to booking.
Do you rent out tackle?
If you are paying for one of our packages then full equipment is included so there are no extra costs.
Will I be fishing from a boat?
Sometimes yes, upon booking this will be confirmed.
Will I need to wade?
For river fly fishing you really need to wade. If you are uncomfortable wading don’t worry we can assist you or find another solution.
What kind of equipment do you use?
Our head guide is an expert in fishing tackle and we will only use equipment from leading manufacturers including; Mackenzie Dtx, Sonik, Rio, Greys, Barrio, Airflo, Loop, Shimano, Powerpro, Megabass, Savagear, Mcleans and Vision.
Are all the photos displayed from Scotia Fishing days?
All images relate to fish caught by clients who were either engaged directly by Scotia Fishing or Scotia Fishing Guides providing guiding services to other organisations. Therefore all images are the result of guidance from a now Scotia Fishing Guide and all copyright belongs to Callum Conner Photography (bar a few images of himself).
What are your terms and conditions?
Please read our full terms and conditions.