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One of the most beautiful beats in Highland Perthshire, the Pol Dornie beat of the River Garry is just over a mile of single bank with 9 named pools, on part of the famous Atholl Estates.
The most beautiful river in Perthshire flows down through the Pass of Killicrankie and into the Faskally Dam in Pitlochry.
To get to our beat:- travel from Blair Atholl on the B8079 for 1.25 miles until you reach Railway Level Crossing Gates on your right (about 400yds from where the bridge which carries the A9 crosses the river)
From Pitlochry, take the B8079 through the Pass of Killiecrankie, approximately 2 miles on your left, you will reach the white painted Level Crossing Gates.
Before opening the gates USE THE PHONE TO REQUEST PERMISSION TO CROSS, ONCE PERMISSION IS GRANTED UNLOCK AND OPEN BOTH GATES, CROSS QUICKLY, THEN CLOSE BOTH GATES LOCKING ROADSIDE ONE.
Follow the road and you will come to the Fisherman's hut – there you come to the middle of the beat, where you leave your vehicle to fish numbers 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. & 9. pools.
Turning right, you can drive to pools number 2 & 1, passing number 3, "The Mid Cast" Leave your vehicle here at number 2 and walk to number, following the rough path parallel to the railway for approximately 220yds and that takes you to the Tail of Essangol.
Best Flies – G.P. Orange Shrimp. Black Shrimp. Silver Stoat. Hairy Mary. Garry Dog
You can find a beat map by clicking here .
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