It is synonymous with fishing all over the world, it’s tradition and atmosphere. Atlantic salmon fishing in Scotland is a must in a unique and enchanting setting. But in any case a “no kill” fishing, in accordance with the philosophy adopted to avoid altering the ecosystem and allow other enthusiasts to live the same experience as you… Is. All you need to bring is warm, waterproof clothing and a hat…
(TurismoItaliaNews) The season for salmon fishing is very long, from the end of January to the end of November, it is possible to strictly catch and release, except on Sundays. The majors in salmon fishing in Scotland are the 4 D (a river that flows in the Aberdeenshire region, from the Cairngorm mountain range to the North Sea), the Spey (the second largest river in Scotland and the seventh largest in Scotland). In the United Kingdom, salmon is important for fishing, but also for the production of Scotch whisky), Tai (originating in the Highlands and passing through the cities of Perth and Dundee) and Tweed (in the Scottish Borders, the valley of which is very important). is) also from the point of view of glacial history).
These are the best places to go fishing, and tour operator Gotofish chooses from them, a brand from the legendary Goworld family dedicated to fishing trips and salmon fishing in Scotland for all lovers of the sport. “Apart from these there are many other smaller rivers that are worth a day – they explain to the tour operator – in this program we propose the Tweed, one of the most fished rivers in the world. This is where Where the largest amount of salmon is caught from any other river rod in the European Union. It is the spiritual home of salmon fishing in Scotland…”.
The offer is enriched by a few excursions into the area, firstly Thirlstein Castle, a magnificent 16th-century castle set in a peaceful landscape of meadows across the Scottish Borders, more than half an hour south of Edinburgh. The site is aptly named Castle Hill, as it is on raised ground. However, the land raised is within Lauderdale, the Valley of the Leeder Water. The land has been owned by the Maitland family since 1587 and Thurlesten was the seat of the Earls of Lauderdale. The castle was greatly expanded in 1670 by the first and only Duke of Lauderdale. Further additions were made in the 19th century. And you can’t miss visiting a local distillery.
Among the attractions is fly fishing for Atlantic salmon with guides, but how does it work? “You will be picked up at your lodge and taken to a fishing spot where the guide will guide you with the most appropriate fishing equipment for the conditions – they specify by Gotofish – you will then be instructed where to stay, Where and how to mold. If you’re an experienced salmon fisher, your guide will only give you tips. Your guide will be on hand to help you with the salmon. Once in the trap, all you have to do is wet your hands and see the photo For is to get the fish out of the water. During the day the guide company provides and helps with any fishing problems, such as tangles!”.
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