Glen Tanar Estate - Waterside & Ferrar Beat
Waterside & Ferrar has 6.4 kilometres (4 miles) of magnificent fly-fishing, from 13 named pools of double banked fishing on the River Dee. Double banked fishing is available to all fishers throughout the spring season.
The Spring fishing season starts on the 1st of March and runs until the 1st of July 2023. During the Spring 4 rods can fish the beat. The services of a shared ghillie are included from the 24th of April until the 1st of July only.
There are 3 fishing huts on the beat spread across both banks. Access to the beat is by car along tracks to most of the beat. There are also paths along the riverside on both banks that allows access to all parts of the beat on foot.
The beat is predominantly fly fishing. All hooks should be barbless, or the barbs crimped. Treble hooks are not permitted. Spinning is permitted on Waterside & Ferrar from 01/03/23 up to the 15/04/23, in line with the Dee Conservation Code.