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The Scottish Ghillie

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“fishing trip”(2 reviews)
“brown trout”(2 reviews)
Whether you are chasing Atlantic Salmon or Wild Brown Trout in some of the most healthy Rivers and Lochs in the world. Looking to bag a beautiful Grouse on the Glorious 12th or a fast high flying Pheasant on one of the fantastic local estates. The...more
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Miller St, Inverness IV2 3DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We spent one afternoon with Marcus down at the river. And we called him just like an hour before and it was not a problem. So big compliment for your flexibility and spontaneity! Both of us didn't have much experience, so we got exactly the...More

Thank Elisa A
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Marcus (our guide) met us at the beautiful Loch Ruthven on a seemingly sunny afternoon - which soon turned very breezy. We had a competition between us and caught 9 brown trout, which all put up a bit of a fight. We learned how to...More

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Marcus V, Owner at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Guys, what a brilliant afternoon we had, throughly enjoyed your company.. It was a tad windy but you both picked up casting in no time, well done.. The competition was all but over to start with but a serious come back from Emma into...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We are so lucky to have found these guys! We are two families travelling together - 5 adults and 3 children - and we really couldn’t have found a better place or better people. Ryan, Marcus and Eric were all amazing and so kind and...More

Thank JessicaG381
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Our first and excellent salmon fishing experience with Ryan and Marcus. They are very professional ,friendly and energetic, which made our fishing day really enjoyable. We learnt a lot of fishing techniques and started to love finishing. Great location, wonderful place and really nice people...More

Thank Qianying z
ScottishGhillie, Owner at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Guys, we thoroughly enjoyed the day with you.. You were very quick learners and were fishing effectively in no time.. Very enthusiastic fishers which make our day.. Please return and we’ll have you really hooked.. 🎣

Reviewed 20 May 2018

My husband and I were able to plan a last minute trip to Scotland. We love fly fishing for trout back home in Colorado, so we were excited to learn to Spey cast and fish for Salmon. Ryan was so easy to communicate with, super...More

Thank Leah K
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The deer are here, the professionals are here and we were here to experience a unique, exciting and thrilling adventure. Ryan and Marcus are very experienced Scottish ghillies (game keepers) with a wealth of knowledge of the local area and the best places to fish,...More

Thank Angela E
ScottishGhillie, Owner at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Was great to meet you. Look forward to next time

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Marcus was absolutely terrific in converting my fly fishing technique to those of salmon fishing on the River Ness. Knowledgeable, with an easy, instructional gift. I plan to book again for both fishing and pheasant/grouse and maybe clay bird shooting. Britton Colbert, Delray Beach, Florida...More

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ScottishGhillie, Owner at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your review Brit.. We had a good morning on the Ness, I thoroughly enjoyed your company. Looking forward to your return visit..

Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was my first fishing trip to Scotland and I went with a group of five. The facilities were second to none but what made the trip was the enthusiasm of our Ghillie Ryan Rutherford. Ryan's knowledge of fishing is extensive and his easy going...More

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ScottishGhillie, other at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank You Ian, it was a pleasure fishing with you. Thank you for your kind words..

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My first fishing trip to Scotland with friends. Had a fantastic Ghillie named Ryan. I had a fantastic week with a mixed type of fishing from loch fishing for wild brown tout to salmon and sea trout fishing on the river. Ryan had a great...More

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ScottishGhillie, other at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hopefully you put the casting to good and successful practice. Thank You for your review.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Marcus took us for a days fishing in what must be a less well known loch in stunning countyside, a stones throw away from the bustle of Inverness - Loch Ruthven. No outboards are permitted on this Loch adding to the remote peaceful feeling. The...More

Thank Jill S
Marcus V, Owner at The Scottish Ghillie, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Jill, it was my pleasure, both you and Cher were fantastic company.. I enjoy taking fishers to Loch Ruthven and introducing them to the Trout there.. I so glad you enjoyed your day and I look forward to the return ‘competition’.. Marcus

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