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Wednesday, 20th August 2014

Fishing Scotland - Wild Fishing and Fly Fishing School

Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

Fishing available across the Lochaber area.
Roy Bridge
Inverness-shire
PH31 4AG

Tel: 01397 712812

Fishing Scotland

Description

SCOTLAND'S ONLY VISITSCOTLAND 5-STAR GRADED FLY FISHING SCHOOL & WILD FISHING ACTIVITY PROVIDER

Across Lochaber  Ardnamurchan | Fort William & Glen Nevis | Great Glen and Glen Spean | Glencoe and Loch Leven | The Road to the Isles

Fly fishing is a wonderful way to experience and enjoy the wild grandeur of Scotland with Lochaber hard to beat for the diversity of fly fishing available.  Whether you have never fished before and are looking to "Learn Fly Fishing" or are an experienced Wild Atlantic Salmon or Wild Brown Trout fisher, wanting a day or two on guided/coaching excursions in the secluded lochs and rivers in the Glens of Lochaber, all of which are in the habitat of the golden eagle, osprey, red deer, otter, pine marten and red squirrels; you will be hooked on the highland for life.

Fishing Scotland ™ is a locally established (1995) private fly fishing school with Registered Professional Guide/Coaching staff, fully insured and covered with Professional Indemnity with extensive experience throughout Scotland and its surrounding islands.

Private Day excursions for individuals, small groups and families (youngsters over 8 years of age) and Corporate Teams are all welcome. It’s very easy to “Learn fly fishing” with Fishing Scotland ™.  Just be dressed for the weather of the day as if for walking – bring a hearty picnic lunch with you.  Fishing Scotland ™ provide all else including: a full time guide/coach, all fly fishing tackle, permits, access, Wellington boots and Land Rover or ML270 transport to and from the fishing location(s) of the day from the Roy Bridge/Spean Bridge area.

The Fishing Scotland ™ Wild Atlantic Salmon fishing season opens on January 15th until October 6th.

All Fishing Scotland ™ fishing locations, lochs, rivers and streams are within private estates throughout the Lochaber area, providing a unique opportunity to visit wild and secluded places among the mountains and historic glens of Lochaber.


"PRE-RESERVATION IS ESSENTIAL *

Facilities: 
Wild Fly Fishing learning experience for all ages from 8 years of age                      
Private Guided/Coaching for experienced fly fishing anglers.                                                            
Private wild brown trout loch and river fishing within secluded Highland estates           
Private Wild Atlantic Salmon river fly fishing                                                                                   
No previous experience required                                                                                                       
                                                              
All major Credit Cards accepted – Except American Express 
                                                      
PRE-RESERVATION IS ESSENTIAL        

Opening Times

Open All Year
2014 (01/01/2014 - 31/12/2014)

Gradings

  • 5 Visit Scotland
5 Visit Scotland

What's Nearby

Please note that the distances stated below are approximate and are calculated as the crow flies. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you check your route before you travel.

Attractions nearby

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Activities nearby

  1. A selection of images across Lochaber, by Fishing Scotland

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Accommodation nearby

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