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Murthly 1

Fishery

Murthly Beat 1 is one of the best fly fishing waters on the Tay.

Both the Upper and Lower Beats mainly consist of swiftly flowing runs and pools which all have a good draw on them, ideal for the fly. Fly fishing is the preferred method of fishing unless the water is high.

In 2022 the beat is fished Monday, Wednesday and Thursday on the Low Water and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday on the Top Water.

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 the summer the grilse fishing can be first rate. There is usually a good head of fresh grilse and conditions are perfect for the fly. Then given a lift in the water big catches of back end fish can then be made in the autumn.

The beat is set among stunning woodland scenery with impressive stands of mature Douglas Fir and other species giving the whole beat a very grand feel. There is one ghillie on the beat and one boat but much of the river can easily and safely be fished by wading, especially in low water. There is also a comfortable hut on each beat with full facilities. You will be looked after by your ghillie, Donald Tritton

Banks
2x1 Double
Max rods/permits
5
Ghillies
1
5 year average
49

Top facilities

W.C.

Hut

Availability

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Catches

Atlantic salmon
Last 7 days: 0 (Largest: 0lbs)

'17 '18 '19 '20 '21 Avg '22
Jan 1 0 0 0 0 0.2 0
Feb 3 1 0 1 0 1 0
Mar 11 5 5 3 0 4.8 3
Apr 10 10 5 0 2 5.4 4
May 10 12 6 0 9 7.4 13
Jun 12 7 9 0 2 6 18
Jul 4 4 6 15 4 6.6 7
Aug 3 7 4 4 5 4.6 0
Sep 3 14 8 6 5 7.2 0
Oct 1 8 9 7 4 5.8 0
Nov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 58 68 52 36 31 49 45

Sea trout
Last 7 days: 0 (Largest: 0lbs)

'17 '18 '19 '20 '21 Avg '22
Jan 0 0 0 2 0 0.4 2
Feb 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0 7 0 1.4 0
Apr 0 0 0 0 1 0.2 0
May 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jun 0 1 2 0 1 0.8 1
Jul 0 3 0 6 0 1.8 0
Aug 0 2 0 0 2 0.8 0
Sep 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 0
Oct 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 7 2 15 4 5.6 7

Reviews

4.9
Based on 8 reviews
Description
4.9
Banks
5.0
Hut
5.0
Ghillie customer service
4.9
Ghillie knowledge / advice
4.9
Value for money
4.8
★★★★★
8
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0
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Facilities & information

Facilities

Dog friendly

Hut

W.C.

Boat fishing available

Easy wading

Bank fishing

Beginner friendly

Fish

Atlantic salmon

Sea trout

Food

Electric oven

Electric hob

Microwave

Recreations

Pub (a short drive)

Arrival information and directions

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