Salmon Fishing Near Dunkeld

The Perthshire town of Dunkeld has it all when it comes to traditional Scottish rural town beauty with many places of interest, outdoor pursuits and a few good local bars and restaurants too. Some of the best salmon fishing beats on the entire River Tay are located close to this perfectly positioned historic middle Tay Valley town.

The 200 year old Telford Bridge which spans the Tay in Dunkeld is a probably the most recognised Tay Valley landmark along with the nearby Dunkeld Catherdral. If you're bringing your family on a fishing trip to the Tay then there's also plenty of other options with many places of interest in this beautiful area of the River Tay Valley.

In addition to these attributes there's also some very good Dunkeld hotel and self catered accommodation to be found in this popular area of Perthshire. From a salmon fishing point of view the famous neighborouring salmon beats of Dunkeld House & Newtyle are very productive River Tay salmon fishing venues throughout the entire River Tay salmon fishing season which runs from mid January to mid October each year.

Dunkeld House River Tay 1

Dunkeld House

The Famous Dunkeld House Beat Of The River Tay Is Located Upstream Of The Town Of Dunkeld Which Is 16 Miles Above The Tidal Water At Perth.
  • Beat Length 1.5 miles
  • Single Left Bank Fishing
  • Up To 8 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Present
  • Five Year Average 130 Salmon
  • 6 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

1.0 Miles

Latest Catch

14lb Fri 26th Jan

£75 - £250

per rod per day

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Stobhall Beat River Tay 1

Stobhall

When It Comes To Big Reputation Scottish Salmon Beats The River Tay’s Famous Stobhall Beat Is One Of The Absolute Best.
  • Beat Length 1 mile
  • Double Bank Fishing
  • Up To 6 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Present
  • Five Year Average 237 Salmon
  • 6 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

8.2 Miles

Latest Catch

19lb Thu 18th Jan

£80 - £275

per rod per day

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Ballathie Beat River Tay 1

Ballathie

When It Comes To Thoughts Of Famous River Tay Salmon Fishing Venues There Are Very Few That Will Impact Greater Than The Renowned Ballathie Beat.
  • Beat Length 1 mile
  • Double Bank Fishing
  • Up To 6 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Present
  • Five Year Average 186 Salmon
  • 6 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

8.3 Miles

Latest Catch

16lb Fri 18th Jan

£70 - £300

per rod per day

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Glendelvine River Tay 1

Glendelvine

When We Talk About Famous Scottish Salmon Beats Then Everyone Associated With Scottish Salmon Fishing Has Certainly Heard Of Georgina Ballantine And Glendelvine Water On The River Tay.
  • Beat Length 1.5 miles
  • Double Bank Fishing
  • Up To 5 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Present
  • Five Year Average 80 Salmon
  • 3 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

4.3 Miles

£90 - £90

per rod per day

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Lower Kinnaird 1

Lower Kinnaird

When It Comes To The Middle River Tay There Are Simply No Other Salmon Beats That Resonate With Salmon Fishing History As Much As The Famous Lower Kinnaird Beat.
  • Beat Length 2 miles
  • Double Bank Fishing
  • Up To 8 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Present
  • Five Year Average 101 Salmon
  • 6 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

5.4 Miles

£85 - £120

per rod per day

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Lower Tummel 1

Lower Tummel

The River Tummel Is A Stunning And Prolific Tributary Of The River Tay System Which Fishes Exceptionally Well For Salmon During The Spring And Early Summer Months.
  • Beat Length 2 miles
  • Double Bank Fishing
  • Up To 4 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Not Present
  • Five Year Average 35 Salmon
  • 6 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

7.8 Miles

£36 - £72

per rod per day

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Upper Kinnaird 38

Upper Kinnaird

This Beautiful Middle Tay Salmon Beat Has To Be One Of The Most Perfectly Positioned And Grossly Under Fished Middle Tay Salmon Fishing Venues Of All.
  • Beat Length 2 miles
  • Single Right Bank Fishing
  • Up To 6 Fishers per day
  • Ghillie Present
  • Five Year Average 48 Salmon
  • 6 Fishing Days Per Week
Distance From Dunkeld

6.5 Miles

£50 - £60

per rod per day

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