Crathes Castle Fishing
Crathes Castle Fishing is a prime Atlantic Salmon beat offering anglers the chance to catch large multi sea winter salmon as they enter the river. The beat stretches for 2 1/2 miles of the left bank, immediately below Banchory, in some of the most stunning scenery in the area.
Salmon fishing in luxury
The fishings are normally let for 4 rods and divided into 2 beats each with 4 major pools. There is a maximum of 2 rods on each beat and the rods will change beats at 1.00pm.
The fishing is home to one of the best luxury fishing huts on the River Dee allowing visitors to enjoy their visit to the river in comfort, taking full opportunity to take in its stunning riverside setting.
All the pools are accessible by car. The fishing is home to one of the best luxury fishing huts on the River Dee allowing visitors to enjoy their visit to the river in comfort, taking full opportunity to take in its stunning riverside setting. The hut benefits from electricity, a solid fuel stove, microwave, WC, and a barbecue which can be used by all guests throughout the day. Guests can relax inside or on the huts extensive decking area over looking the pools whilst they stop fishing for lunch.
The Lunch is not provided but catering options can be arranged for parties.
Fishing can be from the bank or by wading and there is a boat on the lower beat close to the hut enabling anglers the option to fish from the boat at certain river heights.
There is a a Beat Ghillie on hand to assist the anglers on the water.
Get access to exclusive Atlantic Salmon fishing on Scotlands premier River Dee
There is a professional Ghillie on hand to organise the day and assist with information on where to fish, what flies and tactics to use and to ensure you have an enjoyable experience on the water
Bespoke fishing hut and decking area over looking the main pools, with WC, full kitchen, wood burning stove, BBQ and balcony to enjoy a relaxing time on the river bank.
There is a range of rod outfits hand chosen for the beat available for our guests to use. Waders are also available on request.