Saturday, 27 November 2010

Winter On The River Tay




What a beautiful scene in the Tay valley today.

Thursday, 25 November 2010

River Tay Dunkeld




Here's a Winter scene from under Dunkeld Bridge this morning.

Location:Bridge St,Dunkeld,United Kingdom

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Corporate Salmon Fishing




Corporate salmon fishing is another speciality of mine and have been heavily involved in over the years. This party were enjoying a catered river bank lunch beside the Tay at Ferry Cottage when I took this shot.

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

River Tay Today




What a beautiful day on the Tay at Kinnaird.

Location:Pitlochry,United Kingdom

AshTrees Pool Kinnaird Beat River Tay




Here a great shot of the Ash Trees Pool on Lower Kinnaird taken earlier this year.

Monday, 22 November 2010

Junction Pool Lower Kinnaird River Tay




This pool is an absolute topper for holding salmon as are most confluences. The River Tummel meets the Tay just upstream of this Speycaster and many salmon and sea trout congregate and are caught right here each season.

Thursday, 11 November 2010

The Monteith 15ft 10/11 Speycaster Rod

This unique British build Speycasting rod has stood the test of time over the last 8 years and is now available at a highly attractive price. This is a powerful through actioned rod that makes Speycasting easy. For more information Click here.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

River Tay Kinnaird Salmon Beat

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Look at the beautiful Tay today.

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

River Forss Caithness

This is an absolute success story of a river for rising catches through effective river management and good strategy. Through my contacts I can access some prime Spring weeks on the Forss so anyone who fancies a trip up north for a certain springer should give me a call without delay.

Monday, 8 November 2010

Special 2010 Moments On The River Tay

This was a brilliant fish (of conservatively 22 lbs) from the kindallachan Pool on Lower Kinnaird which was landed by Mark Jones on the fly his second day ever salmon fishing in early June.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

River Tay Kinnaird Salmon Beat

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Here's the Tay this afternoon.

Monday, 18 October 2010

Monteith Salmon Fishing Services

The new website http://www.salmon-fishing-scotland.com/ is currently being constructed and should be live before Christmas 2010. The primary focus of this new site is to bring together the guiding business, blog & Speycasting products and to assist with brand awareness.

Sunday, 17 October 2010

The Monteith Speycaster Multi System Spey Line

Here's the Monteith Multi System which after 5 years is still very much in demand. For more information on this highly versatile Spey line system Click here.

Saturday, 16 October 2010

The Monteith Speycaster Sunk Line Multi Tip 10/11

This is the most versatile sunk line Spey line and it flies and sinks perfectly too. For more information Click here.

Friday, 15 October 2010

River Tay Salmon Fishing Season End

Today marks the official close of the River Tay salmon fishing. Here's the Kercock Beat boat being emptied at 5pm.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Salmon Fight Action River Tay Kercock Beat

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Here's a strong fish being played on the Kercock beat late this afternoon.

Salmon On The Fly Kercock Beat River Tay

Here's Paul Rubroek on his second day Speycasting with his lovely 15 lbs salmon from the Kercock Beat of the River Tay. Very well done Paul.

Salmon Released Kercock Beat River Tay

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Here's Paul's fine Tay salmon regaining her freedom.

Monday, 11 October 2010

Jock Monteith Scottish Salmon Fishing Guide

Here's Steve Lant with his first fish today from the Kercock Beat.

Salmon Fight Action River Tay Kercock Beat

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Here's Steve Lant playing his 2nd fish today at the Cottage Stream Pool on the Kercock Beat. This was the 3rd salmon Steve had landed on the fly in 2 days fishing. He also lost another at the net. All salmon were successfully returned to the Tay. Brilliantly well done Steve and haste ye back !!!

Sunday, 10 October 2010

New Monteith Speycaster 15ft 10/11 Salmon Fly Rod



This is a very serious piece of kit for Speycasters who demand a proper through action but powerful rod. For more information Click here.

Saturday, 9 October 2010

Salmon Fight Action River Tay Kercock Beat

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Here's a lively fish down at the Croys Pool this morning.

Salmon On The Fly Kercock Beat River Tay

Here's Steve Lant with a sea liced 10 lbs salmon which he hooked within 2o minutes of his Spey casting lesson this morning. This was Steve's first day salmon fishing in Scotland. Very well done.

Salmon Released Kercock Beat

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Here's Steve's salmon regaining its freedom.

Friday, 8 October 2010

Floating Bank Pool Invery Beat River Dee

The Invery Beat like so many of the River Dee beats is simply just classic fly water.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Extreme Cold Weather Bunnets

No chance of us getting cold today on Deeside !!! These are the new Monteith Speycaster extreme cold weather bunnets which were specifically shot with early Spring Scottish salmon fishing in mind.

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Invery Beat River Dee Salmon Fishing

Here's the Greenbanks Pool of the lovely Invery Beat of the River Dee. For more information on this perfect fly fishing beat Click here.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

The Monteith Multi System Speyline

For more information on this top performing Speyline Click here.

Monday, 4 October 2010

New Riverbank Vehicle

With all the wear and tear a vehicle takes on the riverbanks of Scotland this new Isuzu 4X4 should be up to the task for a few forthcoming seasons. Equiped with a luxury leather interior and a 3.0 litre engine this vehicle drives beautifully. I would highly recommend this model to anyone who is in the market.

Park North Beat River Dee

Here's a stormy sky shot at the Park Beat of the River Dee.

Thursday, 30 September 2010

Ash Trees Pool Lower Kinnaird River Tay

Here's the Ash Trees Pool this morning in the beautiful sunshine.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

River Tay Today

Here's the Tay today on Lower Kinnaird in the driving rain with a fast rising river. This shot was taken looking downstream from the New Pool.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Salmon Action River Dee Dinnet Beat

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Here's great friend Iain Wood playing a powerful salmon on Dinnet at lunchtime today.

Salmon Landed River Dee Dinnet Beat

Here's a wee colored salmon of 8lbs safely in the net seconds before her safe release.

Monday, 27 September 2010

Jock Monteith Scottish Salmon Fishing Guide

The new website that I currently have under construction will feature some quality images (courtesy of top photographer Peter Sandground) like this shot Peter took for the Herald Magazine in 2008.

Sunday, 26 September 2010

Corporate Salmon & Trout Fishing On The River Tay

Here's a group photograph taken this afternoon of some of our corporate guests on the River Tay this weekend.

Saturday, 25 September 2010

River Awe Argyllshire

Look at this for a specimen 55 lbs salmon !!!!!!! This beast was caught in the River Awe in the early 1900's and in those days these gigantic salmon frequented the Awe and many other Scottish rivers.

Friday, 24 September 2010

River Spey Salmon

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Here's a salmon being released up on the Spey this afternoon.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

River Spey Speycasting & Salmon Fishing

Here's the beautiful River Spey this afternoon.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

River Ness Angling Club Water Inverness

Here's some of the stunning & productive angling club water just upstream of Inverness town centre.

Monday, 20 September 2010

Lower Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's Ian ross with his first ever salmon which he caught in Mike's Run on the Lower Kinnaird beat of the River Tay.

Sunday, 19 September 2010

Deer Stalking Perthshire Scotland

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Here's one of my salmon fishing guests having a go with the deer rifle at the target range earlier today.

Saturday, 18 September 2010

Upper Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's another successful team of new salmon anglers on the River Tay's productive Upper Kinnaird Beat.

Thursday, 16 September 2010

The Monteith Speycaster Sunk Line Multi Tip 10/11


This sunk line Speyline system is an absolute must for the back end and Spring fishing. For more information Click here.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Low Flying Rainbow River Tay Kinnaird Beat

This rainbow is clearly in on the Speycasting action at the New Pool on Lower Kinnaird this morning !!!!

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

River Spey Salmon Fishing Guide

Here's a cock fish of 9 lbs caught on the fly from the River Spey.

Monday, 13 September 2010

Junction Pool Lower Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's a very moody sky over the Tay today on the Kinnaird beat.

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Tay Western Catchment Project

Anyone who is interested in the future wellbeing of the riverine habitats of the Tay should accompany me to the official launch of this groundbreaking initiative on the 22nd of September in Killin. As a founder member I would like to state that it is vital that this huge habitat evaluation survey (of 1000 miles) now follows through with meaningful habitat restoration projects. Contact me on 07968 145033 if you would like to attend.

Friday, 10 September 2010

River Spey Speycasting & Salmon Fishing


Here's the lovely Stone Runs pool of the River Spey up near Aviemore.

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Tail Of Ash Trees & New Pool Kinnaird Beat

Look at this for classic fly water.

Salmon Fight Action River Tay Kinnaird Beat

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Here's some action from the superb Kinnaird Beat today.

12 lbs Salmon On The Fly Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's Bertl Gutmann after only his 3rd day Speycasting in very difficult weather/water conditions. Brilliantly well done.

Salmon Released Kinnaird Beat River Tay

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Here's Bertl Gutmann's salmon regaining her freedom at the New Pool on Lower Kinnaird. Well done Bertl.

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Upper Kinnaird Beat River Tay

The Monteith Speycaster 15ft Salmon Fly Rods and Monteith Multi System Lines tooled up with a brace of Flamethrowers in Orange and Yellow. Well what more can I say !!!

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Lower Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's the neck of the Guay Pool on Lower Kinnaird today.

Monday, 6 September 2010

River Spey Salmon Fishing Guide

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Here's the River Spey today up near Aviemore. No fish today but a few were spotted in the pools.

Saturday, 4 September 2010

Kercock Beat River Tay

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Here's a brief encounter with a wee fish in the Cottage Stream on Kercock this morning. This has happens now and again.

Friday, 3 September 2010

River Tay At Stanley

Here's the Tay today at Stanley in low water !!! (believe it or not). The Tay dwarfs all other Scottish rivers for its sheer size as you can see.

Thursday, 2 September 2010

The Rhino Dulsie Bridge River Findhorn

Here's the Rhino Stone at Dulsie Bridge on the River Findhorn this afternoon.

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Ferry Cottage Lower Kinnaird Beat River Tay

As of today this beautiful former ghillie's cottage on one of the most productive pools on the River Tay is my new home. My strong and developing business relationship with the Kinnaird Estate has been recognized by their management and they have very kindly made available this great base for me to operate from. Needless to say there will always be a welcoming dram for any visitors on the basis that you give me at least 1 minute's notice !!!!!

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's a lovely fly caught salmon of 8lbs from the Tay's superb Lower Kinnaird Beat.

Monday, 30 August 2010

Park South River Dee Salmon Beat

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Here's some perfect fly water on the Park South Beat of the River Dee.

Saturday, 28 August 2010

River Tummel Fish Pass Pitlochry Dam

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Here's a couple of salmon resting up in one of the many concrete pools of the Pitlochry dam fish pass. While it's nice too see salmon holding in a pool like this it has always saddened me to see the absolute destruction to the river environment that hydro electric power generation has caused especially on the River Tummel system.

Friday, 27 August 2010

Junction Pool Lower Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's delighted Polly Moore this afternoon with her first salmon on the Tay on only her second day salmon fishing. Brilliantly well done.

The Double Spey Cast Kinnaird Beat River Tay

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Here's Polly Moore after a very brief double Spey casting lesson today on the lower Kinaird salmon beat of the River Tay. Very well done Polly

Thursday, 26 August 2010

Park South River Dee Salmon Beat

Here's the beautiful fly fishing water on the Park Beat of the River Dee which produced 7 salmon today.