The FishPal Journal

Wilderness Fishing

The world seems to be getting smaller as we can now jet off fishing to destinations across the globe with relative ease. One place that has become increasingly popular is Canada and British Columbia on the west coast, where...

River Dee

The team at the River Dee have been shortlisted in the categories of “Coast and Waters Award” and “Nature and Climate Action Award” in the prestigious RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards 2022. Over the last 4 years this ambitious, landscape scale partnership project is...

River Teifi Fishing Report

River Teifi; 2022 season report As anglers we’re rarely happy. Too much water, too little water. Too warm, too cold. The list is truly book-worthy. We have an excuse for every outcome, only interrupted by an intermittent red letter day when, seemingly, the planets...

Bemersyde Trophy

37lb salmon nets Adrian Gotzheim fishing's most prestigious prize. The safe catch and release of a 37lb salmon has been recognised with one of the greatest prizes in fly-fishing on the River Tweed. The Bemersyde trophy was awarded to Adrian Gotzeim at a luncheon at...

Lodge & Salmon Fishing For Sale

Riverside Lodge and The Upper Drum and Lower Durris Salmon Fishings, River Dee, Aberdeenshire Banchory 8 miles, Aberdeen 12 miles, Aberdeen airport 18 miles, Edinburgh 115 miles, Glasgow 147 miles...

Steffan Jones Joins FishPal

We are delighted to announce Steffan Jones has become a FishPal Ambassador... Steffen will be representing FishPal primarily within Wales, but also globally alongside his own company, FishTravel. He will be on hand to advise and help grow our Welsh portfolio moving...
Atlantic Salmon Trust Tracking Projects

Atlantic Salmon Trust Tracking Projects

The Atlantic Salmon Trust’s ambitious tracking work continues across Scotland. To catch up on the herculean effort from last years’ activity, watch the latest documentaries for the Moray Firth Tracking and West Coast Tracking Project. Moray Firth Tracking Project Over...

Tweed Salmon Casting Course

Would you like to improve your casting skills this Summer on the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders and fish for salmon. Scott Povey, Fishery Manager of Lower Pavilion will be hosting a series of three day courses on his beat during August. Whether you are new to...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate women's achievements and accomplishments. In the world of fishing it's the 100th anniversary year of Miss Georgina Ballantine record breaking 64lb Atlantic salmon. The Tay Rivers Trust, Tay District Salmon...

Salmon Fishing on the River Sog, Iceland

Salmon Fishing on the River Sog, Iceland

The Sog river is recognized as one of the finest Atlantic salmon rivers in Iceland. It's the largest spring fed river in Iceland and is renowned for its beautiful surroundings, amazing bird life, and multi sea winter salmon. The river has a very healthy stock of...

RIVERWOODS: New Film River Restoration Remedy

RIVERWOODS: New Film River Restoration Remedy

A new feature-length documentary produced by rewilding charity SCOTLAND: The Big Picture, shows how Scotland’s rivers – and the landscapes they run through - could be re-energised by regenerating river woodlands. Three years in the making, the film Riverwoods, is...

River Conon Spring Week For Sale

River Conon Spring Week For Sale

The Conon Syndicate Fishing runs through the Brahan estate and is entirely owned by the syndicate members. An opportunity has arisen to purchase salmon fishing rights in perpetuity for two rods during Spring on the River Conon. The April week starts during the Easter...

River Dee Fishing Report

River Dee Fishing Report

It was a good start to last week with a rise in the river following the weekend weather, midweek we got some breezy days and then the cold snap and show started to fall at 6am on Friday morning and continued for most of the day, some great photos to share with this...

Ladies Fishing Days River Tay

Ladies Fishing Days River Tay

The Tay Rivers Trust, Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board and FishPal are organising a series of ladies days across the river during 2022 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Miss Georgina Ballantine and her 64lb Tay salmon. The fish remains the...

New Syndicate opportunities for 2022

New Syndicate opportunities for 2022

Smithston Fishings form one of the most productive salmon and sea trout fisheries on the River Doon in Ayrshire. The fishings comprises some thirty five named, streamy and varied pools along its 2.5 miles of fishing of which 1.75 miles is double bank. The fishing is...

Some of the best fly water on the River Tay

Some of the best fly water on the River Tay

Anglers wanting to fish the fly, Murthly 1 & 2 offer some of the best fly water on the river. These beats fish well throughout the season. Many spring salmon seem to make their first stop in the Murthly area and so a fresh springer can always be expected. Then in...

Stora-Laxa Iceland

Stora-Laxa Iceland

The Stora-Laxa is one of Iceland's most amazing salmon rivers The river Stora-Laxa is one of the places in the south-west of Iceland where anglers are most likely to hook a big salmon. Most fishermen that have learned the secrets of the Stora Laxa are drawn back every...

Fishing For Sale Aboyne Water River Dee

Fishing For Sale Aboyne Water River Dee

New Fishing Certificates created for two productive weeks. The Aboyne Water Fishings Club was established in 1984 and owns the fishing rights on 2.5 miles (approx) of the North (left) bank of the Aberdeenshire Dee, immediately downstream from Aboyne Bridge. There are...

New FishPal Website

New FishPal Website

Many of you will have seen that FishPal recently launched our new website (please take a look!).  Today’s update is to give you a flavour for the improvements that are complete, those that are ongoing and our future plans for the site.  We’re also delighted...

River Tay Opening 2022

River Tay Opening 2022

Robson Green and James Murray will be opening the River Tay. The official opening ceremony of the River Tay salmon fishing season will take place at Meikleour on Saturday 15 January. The opening is hosted by Meikleour Fishings and the Tay District Salmon Fisheries...

Fishing in Iceland 2022

Fishing in Iceland 2022

Atlantic Salmon Fishing With nearly 100 sustainable salmon fishing rivers in Iceland and most of those allowing between 4 and 20 rods to fish privately per day, there is a lot of fishing to be had in Iceland, but without the feeling of ever being cramped for space. A...

   TOP ARTIST AND NEW DISTILLERY HELP SAVE DEE WILDLIFE

   TOP ARTIST AND NEW DISTILLERY HELP SAVE DEE WILDLIFE

A leading Scottish artist has joined forces with a new Highland whisky distillery to raise awareness and funds for one of the country’s most ambitious nature-restoration projects. To celebrate its launch, the Burn o’ Bennie Distillery collaborated with Peter Howson to...

River Deveron Lower and Upper Castle Fishings 

River Deveron Lower and Upper Castle Fishings 

About 2 miles of both single and double bank fishing for sale on the River Deveron with a fishing hut and cabin. Guide price £200,000 The Lower Castle beat accommodates 4 rods over approximately 1.25 miles of double bank fishing with 21 named pools. This water offers...