Shooting and Fishing in Perthshire
Salmon Fishing in Perthshire on the River Tay - is internationally recognised one of the best Atlantic salmon rivers in the United Kingdom. The Tay is where the largest ever rod caught salmon in Britain was caught by Miss Georgina Ballantine in 1922, weighing 64lbs. The extensive river system comprises many smaller tributaries also excellent salmon fisheries including the Isla and the Ericht.
Season extended on the River Tay now for an extra 2 weeks through to the end of October, book your beat and stay here at Meikleour Arms.
News from the Riverfor 2013 season
(week ending 30th March)
SALMON & GRILSE: Almondmouth 2, Lower Redgorton 2, Luncarty Spring Only 6, Upper Redgorton 5, Fishponds 5, Benchil and Catholes 7, Upper Scone 3, Pitlochrie and Catholes 19, Burnmouth 6, Stobhall 16, Taymount 15, Ballathie 14, Cargill 2, Islamouth 15, Lower and Upper Islamouth 3, Upper Islamouth and Meikleour House 1, Kercock 4, Glendelvine 6, Murthly 2 3, Newtyle 1, Dunkeld House 3, Lower Kinnaird 1, Farleyer Upper 1, Coupar Grange 8, Portnacraig Pitlochry 2.
Total: 150 Largest: Stobhall 22lbs
The nearest salmon beats to Meikleour Arms are;
Lower Tay - Stobhall, Taymount , Ballathie , Cargill , Islamouth, Islamouth (Meikleour).
Middle Tay - Meikleour House, Kercock , Baldarroch, Murthly 1 , Stenton , Murthly 2, Newtyle , Dunkeld House.
The River Isla and Ericht tributaries - Islabank, Coupar Grange, Cray, Finegand
Local equipment retailers:
Kate Fleming Tackle Shop , 26 Allan Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6AO Tel: 01250 873990
James Crockhat & Sons , 28 Allan Street, Blairgowrie, PH10 6AO Tel: 01250 872056
P.D. Malloch, 259 High Street, Perth PH15QN Tel: 01738 632316
Local Shooting can be arranged:-
Driven Pheasant and Partridge - �28 per bird 100 to 200 bird days, enjoy an excellent day only 7 miles from the hotel.
We specialise in Shoot lunches which can be either served in the hotel or delivered to you.. Please call for details.