Friday, 31 August 2012

Cargill Beat - 30lb Salmon Lower Cargill

A pure beauty 30lb Salmon caught by 15 years old Henry. Great to see the younger generation enjoying the excitement of Salmon fishing. A few dates remain to enjoy this top beat on the Tay, see our web site for details. Tight Lines

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Cargill Beat Summer Salmon

Great days sport on Cargill yesterday with 10 fish hooked but unfortunately only three landed. Good quality grilse now arriving in good number with top quality summer salmon up to 20 pounds being caught.Summer and Autumn fishing still available book now by visiting our web site Cracking June Fish

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Cargill Beat Great Spring Fishing

Another great week Salmon fishing on the Cargill beat. Clients catching their first ever Salmon and clients catching their largest. The river levels are making for perfect conditions with plenty of fish being seen and hooked. For up to date availability visit
Happy Easter and Tight Lines

Friday, 23 March 2012

Cargill Beat - Large Spring Tay Salmon

Another fantastic day's Salmon Fishing (Thursday) on the Upper Cargill Beat, river Tay. Four Spring Salmon landed and four lost.

Malcolm Craven with a Tay Springer of a life time, 24.5lb Tay Salmon.

Jan Craven with 10lb sea licer.

Check out the availability page on our web site.

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Tay Salmon

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Cargill Beat - March Spring Tay Salmon

Great week so far on the Cargill beat. Here's a selection of Spring Salmon landed over the last few day. River conditions are perfect for the beat, with the fish being caught on the Fly, Spinning and Harling. For more information regarding Salmon fishing on the Tay visit

18lb Spring Salmon Upper Cargill

13lb Salmon

10lb Spring Tay Salmon

Playing Spring Salmon Lower Cargill

15lb Sea lice Salmon

Monday, 30 January 2012

Cargill Beat - Saturday Action

Ideal conditions with the river dropping back. First action of the day to get the blood pumping.

Only to find out it was last year's model, another kelt.

Conditions are looking very good for the week ahead and rods still available. visit

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Cargill Beat - Birds Eye View

Aerial view of Upper Cargill Salmon fishing beat on the river Tay. Spring and Summer rods available.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Cargill Beat - Tay Salmon Fishing Season Opening Day

Beautiful winter weather for the opening day of the 2012 salmon season. Robbie macGregor of Anglers Choice Dundee playing a kelt on the spinning rod.No fresh fish caught but a great day had by all. 7 kelts and a rawner was the bag for the day.

Paul Devlin of Galsgow angling centre playing a rawner of the fly.

Conditions are good, river sitting at 4ft a great chance of a Springer.

Friday, 13 January 2012

Cargill Beat - Salmon Fishing Season River Tay 2012

Three days to go until the Salmon Fishing opening day on the Tay, the excitement is buzzing and conditions are looking good. All of the boats have had there lick of paint and back on the river. A new log burner has been fitted to the upper hut ready for the Spring Fishers and the beat is looking great. We are posting regular on facebook(Tay Salmon Fishing) and twitter (Tay_Salmon) keeping you up to date with news, views and availability on the Cargill beat river Tay.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Cargill Beat - September Fish

A few of the fish caught w/c 19th Sept

Friday, 16 September 2011

Cargill Beat- 40lb Salmon Upper Cargill

40lb Salmon Upper Cargill River Tay
David Rees landed this magnificent cock fish on the Upper Cargill beat. Fishing the potshot pool on a floating devon. The fish was played for 25 minutes before being safely landed and returned by Ghillie Ali Scott.
A few dates still left for October fishing see availability page on our web site.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Dates Released For Extension To The Season

Dates have now been released for the extension to the season.See availability page for up to date information.

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Cargill Beat- 33lb & 24lb Sea Liced Salmon

Two cracking sea liced fish from upper Cargill yesterday. Hugo Greer from Linconshire pictured with his 33lb fish.Later in the day Ray Price from Dunbarton landed a 24Lb silver bar.

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Cargill beat- River Tay 2 sea liced springers and 1 lost

Stewart Jennet landed a cracking 22lb sea liced springer on a rapala today in the cradle. Brian McLeod hooked and landed a 14lb sea licer on fly and also lost another in the morning. There were lots of fish running today in the more favourable weather conditions.




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Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Cargill beat- River Tay 15lb springer from clocksden

A nice fish I got today from Clocksden on the upper Cargill. The water is getting very low now and is exceptionally clear. There are fish lying in every pool.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Cargill beat- River Tay 2 sea licers from Clocksden yesterday

These are the 2 fish hooked on the harled fly. They were both landed by Sanjay Chataroo. One weighed 12lb and the other 8lb. 2 other fish were also hooked and lost

Monday, 25 April 2011

Cargill beat- River Tay 10lb springer for Bruce Campbell

Bruce with a cracking fish today from the bridge stream. It was hooked on fly from the boat.

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Cargill beat- River Tay 11lber for Tam Burt

A nice fish landed by Tam in the bridge stream on Friday. It was hooked harling. There are fish lying in most of the pools with fresh fish running through every day

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Cargill beat- River Tay Jim Davidsons 20lber

This is a pic of the 20lb fish landed by Jim Davidson in the cradle on the fly. This was Jims first fly caught salmon. Not a bad way to start. The fish was covered in sea lice.

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