River Tay (Brown Trout)

PDAA members have access to fishing for brown trout under the Tay Protection Order (see www.tayfishing.co.uk) on the following beats on the River Tay (page under construction).

Logierait (left bank)
Cargill (left bank)
Stobhall Castle (left bank)
Stobhall to Catholes (left bank)
Lower Redgorton (right bank)

Availability in 2020

15 Mar – 6 Oct: 

Day permits for brown trout and grayling can be obtained from:

  • Birnam Village Shop (01350 727395; 3 Murthly Terrace, Birnam, Dunkeld PH8 0BG) Open 6.30am-9.00pm Mon-Sat, 6.30am-8pm Sun.

Day permits on these beats are free to PDAA members if taken on the day of fishing. Day permits for non-members cost £5.

It is also possible to book day permits up to one week in advance. In this case, there is generally one free advance permit for members, plus several more available to non-members at £5 each. If the members' free advance permit is already taken, then members can pay £5 for one of the public permits.

You will need your PDAA membership card and members handbook when obtaining permits.

Beat maps and rules are printed on the permits.