River Trout Fishing

The River Don is reasonably well known for it's salmon and sea trout fishing, but the reason that most anglers visit the river is to enjoy the excellent brown trout fishing.

An introduction to the River Don, with flies and tactics that will hopefully help you to tempt one of these beautiful trout.

Also includes angling clubs and tackle shops to help you find fishing opportunities on the river.

Stillwater Trout Fishing

Aberdeenshire anglers enjoy some great small stillwater trout fishing.

Many of these lakes are set in scenic locations and offer high quality rainbow trout fishing with easy access for the visitor.

Enjoy exploring the featured stillwaters, the fishery owners are always keen to see you enjoy a good day, so don't be afraid to ask them for advice!

Fishing The Fly Forum

A high proportion of our website content can be found in the forum section. Forums or fora, continue to be a great way to share fishing experiences and discussions.

You'll find many years of useful fly fishing information and photos. How the rivers are fishing, reports from stillwater fisheries, fly tying, tackle talk and rod building.

Have fun exploring the forum and don't hesitate to join in our friendly discussions!

Barrio Fly Lines

Fishing The Fly Scotland is hosted by Mike Barrio, Mike offers a superb range of fly lines that he researches and develops in Aberdeenshire.

Barrio Fly Lines are ideal for fishing our lochs and rivers and have gained an excellent reputation for innovation, quality and value for money.

Original taper designs, smooth, supple, effortless casting and simply a pleasure to fish.

Sandy's Custom Fly Rods

Sandy Nelson has been building fly rods for more than 30 years, a local angler with a passion for modern glass fibre fly rods.

Sandy's custom fly rods have an excellent reputation in the North East of Scotland and are also being enjoyed by their owners in many locations throughout Europe.

If you have not fished a modern glass fly rod before, make sure you try his Freestone 79!

Tuition & Guides

Spending time with a qualified instructor is one of the best investments you can make as a fly fisher.

Qualifications apart, the featured fly fishing instructors are very keen fishers and great fun to be with, it really does make a very enjoyable day out!

Fishing guides are dedicated to you and your party, can introduce you to new waters, and will do their best to ensure that you get the most enjoyment and success possible from your outing.

River Don Brown Trout