The River Tummel is the major tributary of the Tay renowned for its quality salmon fishing.
The River Tay -Tummel salmon fishing season starts on 15 January and closes on 15 October. Prime Spring salmon fishing time is April to June. The grilse run generally from July to October. In common with other rivers 2010 was a very good year for grilse. September and October can provide good salmon fly fishing on the Tummel.
Current water level infomation can be obtained from the web-cam at Pitlochry. The water level data obtained from this site approximates with our gauge up to the 3 Feet level..
Sea trout fishing improved immensely with July - Sept 2010 producing the best catches in 24 years. Brown trout fishing commences on the 15th of March on the Tay system and ends on the 6th of October. The best daytime trout fly fishing is usually during April and May. During June-early August brown trout and sea trout fly fishing is best in the late evening.
Fishing for trout can be very good in the large pools that also provide exciting sea trout fishing, at dusk, in June , July and early August.
Location: The East Haugh salmon fishing begins about 1.5 miles downstream of the dam and fish ladder at Pitlochry and ends at the hamlet of Moulinearn, about 1.5 miles above the confluence of the river Tay and the Tummel and consistists of 1.6 miles (both banks) of excellent salmon fly fishing water.
Daily fishing time 1.00 am to 1.00 am the following day.
The seven major pools on the East Haugh beat are:
Booking details contact:-
2 Barkhill Road, Linlithgow, EH49 6HL. UK Tel 01506843677