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Fish two of the most famous salmon rivers in Scotland.

The brae water on the River Spey is set along beautiful rural landscapes in the heart of Scotland.

The River Dee is situated in Royal Deeside - the Queen's Scottish residence. The river is famous for it's Spring salmon run.

You will be accompanied by highly experienced ghillies with over 150 years of combined experience between them. They will advise you on the best flies, lines and rods to use based on time of year and river conditions.

For Spey fishers, accommodation can be arranged. Country Pursuits can offer a pricate castle which sleeps a party of 10 as well as cottages and lodges right on the river.

(Subject to availability)

Season - 11th February - 30th September

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Learn how to Spey cast like a professional.

Country Pursuits offer you the chance to learn Spey Casting with experienced casters - Will & Al Peake.


The brothers have earned their reputation in the fly fishing industry by spending countless hours perfecting their skills and are now passing on this knowledge to you. 


Tuition is available for all ages and all experience levels. From complete beginners to experienced fishers looking to perfect their skills.




Take a day trip along the scenic North East coastline.

The Captain (skipper) will use his experience and local knowledge to make it a day to remember and you'll want to keep coming back!

Country Pursuits offer fishing day trips leaving daily as well as guided wildlife tours along the stunning Banffshire coastline.

On a days fishing your target species will be cod, ling, coley, pollock, dab, wrasse, mackerel. You may also be lucky enough to hook haddock, whiting, squid or monk fish. (Fish are wild and, as always, catching them isn't guaranteed).


Guided tours are a perfect way to see our wild animals from a different perspective.

Get up close and personal with the local dolphins and marine wildlife, look on at colonies of Seabirds such as puffins, gannets, cormorants, fulmar, kittiwakes.


A popular site seeing hot spot is the Sovereign BF380 fishing boat which ran aground in 2005. The wreck remains in place and is popular with visiting tourists.

- All trips are subject to weather conditions on the day.
- All fishing equipment can be supplied (fees apply).

Boat sails with a minimum 4 guests and a maximum of 12 guests.

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