The spring salmon run starts around mid March until completion of May and also salmon could be discovered throughout the Tay system throughout the summer season months. September advertises the autumn salmon run which generates the largest number of salmon any time throughout the season. The Tay generated the largest ever before pole captured, salmon in Britain which was apprehended by Miss Georgina Ballantine in 1922, weighing 64lbs, and also which still continues to be the British Record. There is now solid proof to recommend that the salmon are spending a longer time at sea as well as expanding substantially bigger prior to going into the stream system which has actually had the impact of creating various salmon in excess of 30lbs and also some in extra of 40lbs. Methods of angling could be fly fishing, spin fishing and also harling (trolling) where there are watercrafts available. The period on the Tay is from the 15th of January until the 15th of October although some beats have now extended this to the 31st of October albeit catch as well as launch just.
The Tay is not only the longest river in Scotland covering 120 miles, it likewise has the largest quantity of water of any kind of stream in the UK, making it much less water reliant to fish well than many of the salmon angling rivers in Scotland. With the spring runs beginning with mid March it supplies excellent salmon angling throughout the period. The river begins it's journey from Loch Tay at Killin and also takes a trip with some lovely as well as amazing surroundings passed Kenmore, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld and Perth just before getting to the Firth of Tay merely eastern of Perth where the stream ends up being tidal.