Guides in Scotland

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South West
Spey Casting & Guide
Loch Awe
Spey Casting & Guide,Loch AweBased on the River Awe and Orchy area of Argyll, Campbell is available for casting and guiding. He holds the SGAIC Salmon Double Handed casting qualification. First Aid, Child Protection and CRB Disclosure Scotland certificates. I am also licensed and insured by SANA. Equipment can be supplied if required - Mackenzie Pro Guide. 07958 044 713
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South East
Alba Game Fishing Scotland
Alba Game Fishing Scotland,EdinburghOrvis Endorsed guide service, established 2004 and 5 star TripAdvisor rated. We deliver fishing trips in Scotland, mixed fishing and touring vacations, and corporate fishing events. We have a team of 15 guides, SGAIC and AAPGAI casting instructors and Photographers. Taste of Scotland approved cooked lunches and catering facilities for large groups. Hire and Reward insurance for safe transportation in Land Rovers or Mercedes people carriers and accommodation partners throughout Scotland. 800-972-0408 (USA Toll Free)+44 (0) 7734 810706
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Chasing Fins
Chasing Fins,NorthumberlandJames Armstrong has been fishing and guiding in the North East of England since he was 16 years of age. His local Rivers are the Tweed Tyne Coquet and Till. Aswell as guiding in the UK James has also guided all over the world including places like New Zealand, America and Russia. His business is called Chasing Fins and he specialises in bespoke fishing holidays and guiding across the North east of England and the Scottish Boarders. Not many people his age know the Rivers as good as him. James is also a Guideline Ambassador. 07515 364007
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West Central
The Lomond Angler
Loch Lomond
The Lomond Angler,Loch LomondGuided Fishing Trips on Loch Lomond for beginners and seasoned anglers. Choice of 2 boats including an 18 foot Sweeney GRP boat, one of the best drifting boats on the loch. John is fully insured, RYA approved and currently undertaking the Scottish Game Angling Instrutors Course (S.G.A.I.C). John offers guiding across the Lomond system which has some of the best game and fly fishing available in the UK.07887 746732
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Gary Scott
Gary Scott,GlasgowGary specialises in the double handed salmon rod with tuition in all casting techniques from beginners to advanced level for individuals, groups and corporate bodies. He hosts salmon schools in Scotland and Europe. Gary was World Spey Casting Champion in 2006. Qualifications: AAPGAI/SGAIC07734 387775
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East Central
Scotia Fishing
Perthshire & Central Scotland
Scotia Fishing,Perthshire & Central ScotlandOne of Scotland's leading providers of guided fishing breaks and trips for Trout, Salmon, Grayling & Pike across Scotland. Our 5 star TripAdvisor rated service includes; transport, permits, qualified tuition from Loop endorsed guide, equipment hire, lunch & photography to keep as a souvenir. Qualifications: SGAIC/ SANA07415 974879
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West Coast
Spey Online
Spey Online,Being able to cast your fly over a salmon in all types of fishing conditions can be the difference between having a good day and a great day. Ian Gordon runs casting courses suitable for both beginners and improvers on the Spey. 07786 120436
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North Scotland,North ScotlandSpey casting tuition, guiding & fly fishing holidays on the Findhorn, Dee, Spey, and Avon. Ian Neale has been working professionally as a fly fishing guide for over 20 years in Scotland. He has access to many prime salmon beats and can arrange salmon fishing for individual rods or for groups of anglers.01309 641658
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Roger Dowsett
Roger Dowsett,Ross-shireProfessional guide and GAIC instructor. Guided fly fishing excursions for salmon on the River Alness and other local rivers; and for wild brown trout on Loch Eye and many other lochs in Ross-shire, Caithness & Sutherland. Full holidays arranged. First salmon - a speciality!01349 830606
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You Fish Scotland
You Fish Scotland,InvernessProfessional guided fly fishing in Scotland for Atlantic Salmon, Wild Brown Trout, Sea Trout, Pike, Perch & Salt Water Species. Wild Fly fishing in Scotland at its best. Located in the heart of the Highlands at Inverness our insured guides are all accomplished anglers. We offer a range of fly fishing packages which include gourmet cooking from Roz. Please call Wesley Grant Park 07450 907163 for more information. 01463 772121
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Everyman Ghillie Services
Everyman Ghillie Services,ScotlandBill Cottle of EGS offers friendly and knowledgeable help to anglers with over 25 years experience on the river. All ghillie services and instruction from a qualified teacher. Quality tackle from 15ft Bruce and Walker rods to switch & trout rods can be supplied for individuals or groups. 01332 824652
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Assynt Fly Fishing
Loch Inver, Sutherland NC500
Assynt Fly Fishing,Loch Inver,  Sutherland NC500The far Northwest Highlands is a jewel in the fly fishing crown, standing alongside some of the finest Wild Trout waters anywhere on the planet, plus some beautifully rugged Salmon spate rivers and incredible coastline with exciting saltwater fly fishing for Pollock. With so much water and precious little time, a knowledgeable and professional guide is essential and Stewart, owner of Assynt Fly Fishing, is just that. A UKCC Level 2 Angling Coach with over forty years of experience exploring and fishing the lochs, streams, rivers and coastline of Assynt, Stewart will quickly strike up a rapport through close, friendly correspondence before planning your perfect fishing expedition(s) into the timeless wonders of the Wild Northwest! 01571844094
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North East
Jean & Tom Marshall
Jean & Tom Marshall,BrechinQualified Casting & Game Angling Instructors & Guides (SGAIC) (REFFIS). We cover the Esk, Dee, Tay and surronding rivers. Fishing packages arranged with guiding and tuition. Tackle hire available. Individuals, parties & corporate catered for. Female anglers requiring tuition please give Jean a call. Tuition by the hour, half or full day. We are based on the Kinnaird estate. 01674 810352 Mobile 07821 881990
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Twinpeakes,AberdeenshireWilliam and Alastair Peake AKA Twinpeakes, are both certified casting instructors, and offer fly casting instruction on the fabled Aberdeenshire River Dee. They operate a fly fishing school teaching all aspects of single handed and double handed fly casting, with professional structured tuition to suit all levels of ability and tailored to specific requirements. The school is ideally located in Aboyne on exclusive water, where they have access to both banks and are able to comfortably teach modern casting techniques in real life situations. They have some glorious pools to learn to cast on and there is always the opportunity to fish on after a lesson to apply your new skills to catch some Atlantic Salmon.Supported by Loop Tackle Design all tackle can be provided to ensure learning with quality balanced equipment.07814 279414
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Outer Isles
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APGAI - Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors
AAPGAI - Association of Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors
FFF - Federation of Fly Fishers qualification (international)
FC - FishCoach. Licensed coach appointed by the Joint Angling Development Board (UK)
CCA - Certificate Coaching Angling. Level 2 is higher than 1
GAIA - Game Angling Instructors Association qualification. Level 2 is higher than 1
GAIC- Game Angling Instructor's Certificate
PAA - Professional Anglers Association
REFFIS - Register of Experienced Fly Fishing Instructors, Schools & Guides
SANA - Scottish Anglers National Association instructor
SGAIC - Scottish Game Angling Instructors Certificate
STANIC - Salmon & Trout Association National Instructor Certificate

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