East Haugh Letting Conditions
In the event of the tenant being unwilling or unable to fish the tenant is still liable for the full rent and the agent reserves the right to recover all monies due, plus any further expenses incurred, from the original tenant. The proprietors shall not be bound to refund any rents paid in the event of cancellation for whatever reason.
The Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board Catch and Release Recommendations are mandatory on East Haugh. Details of these can be found here
A tenant may not sub-let the beat, if a tenant so sub-lets all fishing will be forfeit and cancelled without further discussion or refund.
The agent and proprietors let the rights of fishing only, and do not accept responsibility for the natural hazard and adverse climatic conditions out with their control affecting the catching of salmon.
The proprietors accept no responsibility for loss or damage to tenants or his party's property from whatever cause arising nor for any injury to the tenant or any member of the fishing party. In the interests of safety no alcohol should be consumed during the fishing period.
Life jackets must be worn at all times. Tenants who do not wear life jackets do so entirely at their own risk.
Clients and guests are advised to wear and use their own personal protective equipment where appropriate. This should include chest waders, eye protection, wading stick and appropriate clothing.
The lead named tenant is responsible for the fishing party at all times when fishing. Should the lead tenant not be present at any time a person must be nominated to take charge of the party.
The insurance cover in the fishing huts does not extend to the property of tenants. If you wish to leave your belongings it is at your own risk and you are advised to ensure that you have adequate insurance cover for sports and other items when travelling. Clients are strongly advised to take out a Public Liability Policy, covering themselves and their guests, for not less than £5,000,000.
Bank fishing only is permitted.
Rod sharing is not permitted except in exceptional circumstances and with the express prior approval of the proprietors.
The tenant is not permitted to hire or engage any guides, ghillies or boats other than those recommended by the proprietor.
Dogs are not permitted on the beat.
There is a mandatory catch and release policy in place whereby all fish must be returned to and including 31 March. In addition as a condition of let, the proprietors require that in addition ALL FISH MUST BE RETURNED UP TO 31 MAY.
All salmon and sea trout caught during the let remain the property of the tenant and a true record of catches shall be given to the agent. Failure to provide accurate details of catches to the agent will result in future fishing being refused.
No angler shall use a gaff or tailer.
All landing nets must be knotless.
There is no fishing allowed on Sundays.
It is illegal to intentionally foul hook fish.
On East Haugh fishing with prawns, shrimps, salmon roe or any parts thereof, is prohibited at all times.