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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.

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The Famous Newtyle Beat Of The River Tay Became Part Of My Own Personal DNA Back In 1970 When I Caught My First Ever Salmon Under The Guidance Of Legendary Tay Ghillie Willie Laird.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The famous Dalmarnock Beat of the River Tay is yet another absolute hidden gem of a Scottish salmon fishery which has got way too much going for it for this brief presentation report.
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Pitnacree & Balnabeggan

This Beautiful River Tay Pitnacree & Balnabeggan Salmon Beat Has To Be One Of The Most Perfectly Positioned Yet Largely Undiscovered Tay Salmon Fishing Venues Of All Due To Decades Of Private Fishing Arrangements.