Seasonal fly-fishing tuition and guiding in idyllic locations; assisting clients in their quest for the iconic wild Scottish salmon, rainbow trout, sea trout and wild brown trout. Whatever your level of experience, Skye Ghillie will advise on the best fly for the location and conditions, the intricacies of casting and where the fish are to be found.

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Key Features

  • Respected ghillie service for experienced anglers
  • Tuition for novices and intermediaries
  • All rods, tackle, flies and permits provided
  • Breath-taking locations
  • Suitable for all ages (children over 8)
  • Instruction for all abilities
  • Easy access (including disabled access boat)
  • Walk-in, off the beaten track locations also available

Seasons

  • Fly fishing for wild brown trout:15th Mar to 30th Sep
  • Fly fishing for sea trout: 11th Feb to 15th Oct
  • Fly fishing for rainbow trout: 15th Mar to 30th Nov
  • Fly fishing for salmon: 11th Feb to 15th Oct

Prices

Full Day (not including permits)

Group Salmon Trout
1 £300 £255
2 £450 £385
3 £600 £515
4 £750 £645

Half Day (not including permits)

Half days are sometimes available please contact us.

Group Salmon Trout
1 £200 £170
2 £300 £260
3 £400 £350
4 £500 £440

Fishing Permit costs

Salmon
Feb 11th – Apr 30th | Half Day £30 | Full Day £40
May 1st – July 31st | Half Day £30 | Full Day £50
Aug 1st – Oct 15th | Half Day £40 | Full Day £60

Trout
£15 per person

Larger groups by arrangement – contact us.
Kids (under 16) £50 per day when accompanied by an adult.

Whether you’re fishing for the first time, are an experienced angler wanting to fish on Skye, or looking for an activity for your children Skye Ghillie has a fishing experience that will fit the bill.

Trout Fishing

Bank or boat, river or loch, whichever type of trout fishing you choose the backdrop is guaranteed to be breath-taking with some of Skye’s most iconic views as their backdrop while you seek out the beautiful wild brown trout and sea trout.

Easy access options include taking a boat out on Storr Lochs and is a delightful way to spend the day where it’s unlikely we’ll see other fisher. Sometimes getting off the beaten track is and walking to one of our secret hill lochs, only accessible on foot is the order of the day.

Salmon & Sea Trout Fishing

Skye’s longest river, The Snizort is incredibly picturesque and offers challenging fishing for salmon and sea trout fishing – recording the highest catches year after year. The upper reaches are narrow, steep and fast, a typical highland spate river. The lower beats are more accessible with some great pools and glides. Night is also fishing available for the keen sea trout angler.

Need to know

  • No fly fishing on Sunday – by law
  • 9.00am rendezvous Portree (other locations if more suitable and by prior arrangement only)
  • Guests can follow Skye Ghillie in their own vehicle or Land Rover transport is available up to x 6 persons from meeting point
  • Water (from fresh streams) and tea/coffee provided
  • Bring your own lunch and snacks
  • All rods, tackle, and flies provided - clients may bring their own tackle rods and waders if they prefer
  • Guests should dress for all four seasons in one day, layers, good waterproofs and sturdy lace-up walking boots
  • Skye Ghillie has public liability insurance but guests are advised to ensure they have adequate insurance
  • 5.00pm Clients returned to meeting point
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