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Fishinguide

#5 of 14 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Edinburgh Features Animals
7A Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DS, Scotland
+44 7714 598848
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Family Fly Fishing in Edinburgh

Bottom line: Overall excellent experience and would, without hesitation, look up Duncan again for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
larautlewis
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Kirkland, Washington
Catching Trout on the fly in Edinburgh

I was in Edinburgh with a day to kill and thought I would go fly fishing. Booked a day trip with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MelbourneChad
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Melbourne
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Guided Fishing Trips, Breaks and Holidays in Scotland for Trout, Pike, Salmon and Salt-water species Experience the thrill, the beauty, the charm, the tradition, the fishing and the food of Scotland! We specialise in tailored, guided fly fishing holidays for anglers of any level. From the complete beginner to the seasoned pro we have a package that will help you experience the best of fishing in Scotland. Our pro-guides are qualified game anglers (SGAIC) and will coach you in all aspects of the art of fly fishing in some of Scotland's most exquisite places. Mighty Scottish salmon, beautiful wild brown trout and exhilarating predator pike can all be caught with your guide's patient, attentive assistance. We have access to an unlimited variety of available fishing venues to best suit your desires, and the conditions. We welcome you to some of Scotland's best fishing! We want you to live the tradition, history and art of fly fishing in Scotland. Join us for the adventure you've been waiting for! • Experience hidden gems around Scotland • Stand an excellent chance of catching beautiful fish in beautiful places • Visit lesser known corners of this stunning country • Enjoy the fishing, company and nature on offer • Live the art, history and passion of Scotland's fly fishing tradition • Share in our enthusiasm for both Scotland and its fishing. • From the banks of wild, fish filled, sublimely attractive lochs to exquisite highland mountain streams, we can give you access to it all
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7A Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bottom line: Overall excellent experience and would, without hesitation, look up Duncan again for fly fishing next time I’m in Scotland. What I liked: Communication with Duncan was outstanding. We worked exclusively over email. I found Duncan to very responsive 7 days a week, which...More

Thank larautlewis
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for your detailed and articulate review. We do our very best to get a good fit for our highly valued clients like you. I'm delighted we got it right for you and your family. Derek is another one of these...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Edinburgh with a day to kill and thought I would go fly fishing. Booked a day trip with Fishing guide and had a great day. Was picked up by Jock from the hotel who is a keen fly fisher with an extensive...More

Thank MelbourneChad
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank for writing a review. I know people lead busy lives and Jock and I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others. Jock is a master of understanding the changing moods of trout, and I'm glad to see I'm not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the most amazing experience fishing for a rainbow trout last week! My family and I has planned to go fishing for a while and we are really happy we came across Fishinguide. The place we went to was absolutely beautiful! Our guide, Jock, has...More

Thank Sasha K
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Sasha, it's good of you to take the time to write a review. I'm delighted you had a good day with Jock, I agree, he's a great teacher and all round warm, friendly guy. Both Jock and I would be very happy to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an outstanding day fly fishing with our guide Derek on a small loch. Derek picked us up at our cruise pier and transported us. Derek is an outstanding guide and a wonderful ambassador for Scotland. He is a superb fly fisherman and patient...More

1  Thank kiteflyerman
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Derek and I are both delighted that you had a great time and caught so many large trout! We look forward to seeing you again Duncan

Reviewed 12 May 2017

I had a fantastic day on the Tay with Richard and Duncan. The target fish was trout and was lucky enough to fish with dries all day. The atmosphere was relaxed and it truly felt like going fishing with old friends. Happy to recommend! Thank...More

Thank Falck90
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You sir are a gentleman and a scholar of the art of fly fishing. We were very pleased to be able to get you out on the river practising the sport that you are so good at! There are lots of large wild browns in...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Despite unfavourable weather conditions, we had a fantastic day! Our guide, Duncan, was a fascinating man with extensive knowledge and a genuine passion for fishing. Duncan was also an incredible teacher, capable of teaching me, a complete beginner with questionable coordination, two different styles in...More

Thank cpsargant
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks so much for your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your day. Your ability to pick up both double handed Spey casts (the Circle C and the Double Spey) was impressive. I look forward to seeing you both again for some autumn salmon fishing...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

I recently retired and was presented with a two day package fly fishing with Duncan Pepper. Being a keen reservoir fly fisherman and never having the 'river experience', I looked forward with trepidation. His professionalism, experience and encouraging outlook enabled me to gain experience and...More

Thank 53marty
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Thank you for writing a review Marty. I also look forward to our next meeting. I'm glad you enjoyed catching both pollack and sea trout on your trip to Argyll. See you soon Duncan

Reviewed 4 June 2016

From the very beginning our experience with Duncan was fantastic. He was very responsive to our emails and reasonably priced compared to other guides. We were very excited and he didn't disappoint! Duncan picked up us up bright and early from our bed and breakfast...More

Thank chenrie821
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Thank you Claire! I am very lucky to live in a place with spectacular scenery, and there are few things I enjoy more than seeing others appreciate the same things I do, namely wild Scottish countryside and fishing. It was a pleasure to spend the...More

Reviewed 10 April 2016

If you are looking to do some fishing in Scotland I highly recommend contacting Duncan and Fishinguide Scotland. Just tell Duncan what you are looking to do and he can provide suggestions and customize your trip. I did one day fishing freshwater and added on...More

Thank Culebra94
Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review Chris! I enjoyed the time with you too and it's always good to get someone who wants to go off the beaten track and do something different! I'm happy to tailor trips to...More

Reviewed 8 November 2015

My wife booked a day of trout fishing guided by Duncan Pepper during our visit to Scotland. I couldn't be happier with the experience. Duncan took me to an excellent fishing location and I caught several large Rainbow Trout. Duncan was a lot of fun...More

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Fishinguide, Owner at Fishinguide, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2015

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Hank. It's fortunate that when the season for wild browns finishes (on the 6th of October) I can still take my guests trout fishing for rainbows. As you said they were a good size, and you...More

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denise c
16 September 2015|
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Yes I do. The best thing to do is have a look at my website for Fishinguide Scotland think about what you might like to catch, and then tell me when you'd like the trip!
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Rebecca c
30 May 2015|
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Hello Rebecca, I'd be delighted to take you on a guided fishing trip, if that's what you'd like. Your choices are between Salmon, Trout or PIke. All are eminently catchable on a day trip from Edinburgh. Check out details of... More
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