Gleneagles’ trout lochs provide the finest fishing experience – for the expert seeking to extend their range or for a wonderful introduction to the sport. Our ghillies provide a fisherman’s knowledge of the water, and some wry local humour, as well as advice on the best tackle, flies and strategies for a truly unforgettable experience.
Lessons from two hours are available for everyone aged eight and over, with rods and tackle included in the booking fee.
Experienced fly-fishers will find the fabled River Tay nearby, while salmon fishing can be arranged off-property in season.
To carefully control the conditions for trout fishing, the number of rods on the lochs are strictly limited, ensuring maximum enjoyment for guests.
Prices and Open Seasons
THE OPEN SEASON ARE:
Brown trout - 1 April to 31 October
Rainbow trout - All year (as weather permits)
TROUT FISHING COSTS:
£145 for single rod, for two hours. £45 per rod thereafter (maximum 4 guests)
Clothing and fishing tackle are supplied for fishing, but please give advance notice.
To avoid disappointment we strongly recommend you book activities prior to your arrival. Please note that cancellation for leisure activities with less than 24 hours' notice will incur payment in full
Fish for wild Atlantic salmon
AVAILABLE 15 JANUARY - 31 OCTOBER
Scotland is renowned as a place of great beauty; tumbling peaty rivers rush through hidden glens while eagles soar in the skies high above the hills. To experience the “real” Scotland and get off the beaten track, why not combine exploration with one of Scotland’s most iconic country pursuits, and take one of our fully guided salmon-fishing expeditions.
We offer fully guided fishing packages, in partnership with Jock Monteith and his team of professional salmon-fishing experts, which allow you access to this wonderful experience, regardless of your level of skill. Our chauffeur will drive you to one of Scotland’s most famous rivers, the Tay, where you will meet your professional ghillie. Under his experienced eye you will learn the art of spey casting with a double-handed salmon fly rod, how to tie on a salmon fly , hook a salmon on the fly, and how to read the river.
The day lasts from 9am to 5pm with a lunch break (a packed lunch can be provided by Gleneagles Hotel) in a comfortable and warm fishing hut.
Salmon fishing is priced at £695 per person, including lunch and transportation.
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Terms, conditions and cancellation fees apply. Payment must be received in full at least 7 days prior to the booking. Cancellation within 5-7 days of the booking will result in a 50% cancellation fee, and within 48 hours of the booking, a 100% cancellation fee.