Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland is run by husband and wife team Sandy & Samantha Datta. Having salmon fished in Scotland for over 40 years, we initially founded Scotland’s first online salmon fishing magazine back in 2011and now have readers from all over the world in over 71 countries. With the magazine proving to be a great success among the salmon fishing fraternity, we felt that it would be good for other anglers to experience the same enjoyment we have had and are having from fishing for salmon in Scotland. We therefore, decided in 2013 to start designing bespoke tailor-made salmon fishing holidays in Scotland.
We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland use our knowledge and experience to design that unforgettable trip of a lifetime, so you have the best chance of making contact with the world famous Scottish Atlantic salmon. Our aim at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland is to ensure that your fishing experience is at the heart of everything that we do. Whether you are looking for a short two-day spring salmon fishing break with minimal fuss or a two-week luxury salmon fishing holiday, our personalised service will cater for all your requirements.
With our numerous fishing partners across Scotland, we can arrange salmon fishing on a multitude of rivers, from the stunning Thurso, Helmsdale and Alness in the tranquil Scottish Highlands to the famous larger rivers like the Dee, Spey, Tay and of course the prolific River Tweed. We can also arrange fishing on many of the more intimate Scottish rivers including the Shin, Oykel, Findhorn and Teith. These rivers are described as the little-hidden gems of Scotland but are big in character and experience. Often they can be just as productive as their more illustrious counterparts. We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland take into account the time of year you want to book your holiday and then arrange your salmon fishing holiday around you and your personalised requirements.
We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland have an experienced guiding team. We have been fortunate enough to have gathered a wealth of experience and diversity when it comes to our world-class guiding team.
Our team will ensure you get the best out of your fishing holiday whatever you need, be it equipment hire, guidance on your technique, castling lessons or just a friendly chat. We are here to make your experience unforgettable and excellent customer service is at the heart of everything we do.
We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland understand the importance of good quality accommodation, as it can make or break your holiday. Whether you are looking for a bed and breakfast or a luxurious hotel, we can arrange accommodation that will match your budget. If you prefer the freedom and flexibility of self-catering accommodation, there are a huge range of cottages, chalets, lodges and luxury apartments throughout the country to choose from. Perhaps you want to be treated like Scottish royalty, so why not reside in one of Scotland’s Castles or stately homes, located on some of the country’s finest sporting estates? The choice is yours.
When it comes to transport, we can offer our unique “Arrive and no drive” service. This service is designed to take care of all your transportation needs during your holiday. Our “Arrive and no drive” service allows you to enjoy your holiday without having to worry about driving. All you need to do once you arrive in Scotland is to sit back, relax and get ready to do battle with the king of fish!
Our personalised tailor made service means that you can have the utmost confidence that all aspects of your holiday will be catered for including fishing guides, permits, equipment, accommodation, transport and catering. All you have to do is sit back, relax and let your ultimate Scottish salmon fishing experience begin.
We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland have been fortunate enough to gather a wealth of experience and diversity when it comes to our international world-class team. Our team has both local Scottish and Scandinavian guides as well as female guides. A number of our guides are part of the LTS Across team Sweden.
The Scandinavian style of salmon fishing is becoming ever more popular in Scotland and our international guides can give you instruction and tips on how to fish for Atlantic salmon, the modern Scandinavian way.
If you are new to the sport, having an experienced guide or ghillie will give you the best opportunity of hooking and landing that elusive Atlantic salmon. Our team will ensure you get the best out of your fishing holiday, whatever you need, be it equipment hire, flies or even some guidance on your technique. We are here to make your experience unforgettable and excellent customer service is at the heart of everything we do. Take some time below to meet the Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland team.
We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland have been fortunate enough to gather a wealth of experience and provide you with a world-class guiding team. If you are an angler that is new to the sport or you just require some tips on how to fine-tune your technique, having a good salmon fishing guide can be priceless.
Your Scottish fishing guide will accompany you on your day’s fishing, providing you with that unique personal one to one service. Throughout the day, he will give you expert advice on what tackle to use, pointing out the best salmon fishing lies, as well as giving any help needed with fishing technique and fly casting. When you hook that salmon of a lifetime, your guide will be at hand to advise you during the long and exciting fight, ensuring that you have the best chance of landing that unforgettable fish.
Our guided salmon fishing in Scotland service caters for anglers that are new to the sport, who have never held a fishing rod in their life, through to the more accomplished anglers, who are looking for some key local knowledge, which can often be the difference between success and failure.
Many of our guiding team are based close to the rivers that you will be fishing on and so have an intimate knowledge of the water. Their knowledge and expertise can be key in helping you get the most from your Scottish salmon fishing experience. We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland are proud to have such an experienced guiding team and when it comes to guided fishing, their passion, knowledge and enthusiasm is unrivalled.
In addition to offering a comprehensive guiding service, we also provide tackle hire if required. We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland understand the inconvenience of having to pack all the necessary equipment for a fishing trip and then transporting it half way around the world. We can, therefore, provide a comprehensive tackle hire service, so you can travel light and hassle free. This includes all the fishing equipment necessary, including rods, reels, lines and flies as well as any fishing clothing and accessories that you may require like boots, waders and life jackets. We use premium brands like Hardy, Loop and Airflo when it comes to our equipment hire, so all you need to bring is some luck!
We at Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland, specialise in tailor made salmon fishing holidays. We are delighted to have the very talented and knowledgeable Tomas Lundqvist as a key member of our guiding team. Together with Tomas, we have designed the ultimate three-day salmon fishing Master class course on the banks of the mighty River Tay, in beautiful Perthshire, Scotland. During the three-day course, you cover all aspects of fly-fishing for salmon. In addition to this you will also have the unique opportunity to experience salmon fishing on one of the world’s most famous salmon rivers. The course encompasses Spey casting demonstrations, lectures on line and fly selection as well as a valuable insight into watercraft, salmon fishing tactics and safety. In addition to this, you will also have the opportunity to learn traditional Scottish salmon fishing techniques with a local ghillie. The course aims to give you a better understanding around fly fishing for salmon as well as giving you tips on how to improve your casting technique. The course caters for anyone, from individuals that are new to the sport right through too more accomplished anglers. After completing the course, you will feel that you now have all the knowledge and skills needed to do battle with the wild Atlantic salmon, anywhere in the world. This is an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience which combines expanding your all-round salmon fishing knowledge and improving your fly casting all on the back drop of the magnificent River Tay in Scotland. It is a must for any salmon angler aspiring to improve their skills and gain more knowledge and experience, so their salmon fishing ability is brought to the next level.
Thank you for arranging the big 4in4 challenge for myself and my father. We both had a fantastic time fishing on the four most famous rivers in Scotland. We could not fault the organisation of our trip. From the initial contact right through to the end of our holiday, your company has been a pleasure to deal with. The scenery was magnificent, accommodation was top-notch, the fishing venues superb and our guide David… well we have made a new friend and to top it off, we have now both caught salmon in Scotland. We would highly recommend your services.
I just wanted to thank you for the amazing couple of days you put together for us at short notice on the River Tay. The whole family enjoyed their experience. The guides were all professional and the lunches were just amazing. My mother commented that it was the best food she had eaten since being in Scotland. My brother and I will definitely be returning in 2024.
I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and your team. We had a fantastic week in Scotland and my husband Neil thoroughly enjoyed his few days salmon fishing on the River Tay. The accommodation was outstanding and the service that you and your company deliver was both professional and personal throughout. We hope to return in the not too distant future.
I would just like to thank you for putting together a fabulous week on the Dess Beat of the River Dee. Anna at the lodge was brilliant and the food and accommodation superb and the ghillie Eion’s knowledge was second to none. I even managed to catch my first Scottish salmon! Thank you for arranging a great Scottish adventure.
Thank you for arranging a holiday that neither Greg nor I will ever forget! The accommodation was outstanding. The fishing beat and lodge was ace and Martin our guide was patient and a true gentleman. Greg even managed to catch his first ever salmon. We would not hesitate to recommend the services of Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland. Your company has been professional from the outset and we look forward to returning one day.
From Edinburgh to the Highlands of Scotland and the west coast you put together an amazing holiday for us and our hats go off to you. From the hotels to the ghillies every aspect of our holiday was taken care of and was hassle free. We can't recommend your company enough and will be speaking highly of you to our friends in the USA.
I don't know how to thank you enough for organising such a fantastic week on the River Dee. The lodge and food were excellent. The ghillie although a dry old bugger, was a gentleman and we finally managed to catch our first Scottish springers. We can not wait to return next year.
I will never forget everything you've done! Thank you so so much - it has been a total pleasure to work with you on this special trip.
I just wanted to let you know that we have finished our holiday in Scotland, driving back as we speak. Our stay at the Alness was as beautiful as you said it would be and gave us a real understanding of this lovely highland river. The service we got from the gillie was exceptional the accommodation completely wonderful and we can't thank you enough for that ... The Thurso was full of fish the stay and level of service we had was exceptional. We had one pre breakfast salmon from the bridge pool, and during heavy rain in the last few hours on our last day, we caught a 15lb cock salmon on upper fence pool beat 2 which was the icing on the cake. With our highest regards.
I should have written before now to say that although we had low water and no fish I enjoyed my visit to the Alness very much. A lovely setting and an entertaining and educative day with Peter. A lovely present from the kids.
I just wanted to say how much of a wonderful time we all had on the River with the two David’s last weekend. It was absolutely magical and the David’s were so accommodating and helpful, my father was so so happy and that’s all we wanted. Thank you again for all your hard work. We have recommended you to all our fishing friends.
Just wanted to say a huge thank you for arranging the trip with Dad: we had an amazing time - I managed to lose two fish (on the Dalmarnock beat) and Dad landed one on the Newtlye beat. Thank you so much again.
What an incredible trip and we're going to send the itinerary to many in our respective groups. It was a top notch few days and we cant wait to return. Thank you!
Wanted to send a big thank you for a great weekend in Dunkeld! Everything worked out super smooth and the entire party enjoyed the trip very much! The house is great, perfect for our group and I have already recommended it to a friend who is a Scotsman. Thanks again and maybe see you again for my 45th birthday.
We made it home late last night after a fantastic few days in Scotland. Just wanted to say a big thank you for organising the holiday for us! We loved every second! The fishing and Gillie were absolutely fantastic!!! Thank you! We will be in touch again for our next trip!
Thanks again for all you've done to arrange this wonderful trip! Myself and my son had a fantastic time and for Henry to catch his first ever Atlantic salmon, was the icing on the cake. Once again… Thank You Samantha
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