Trout Fishing River Spey with pro guide
Trout fishing on the upper River Spey ranks as a must do when fishing in Scotland. Because all of the focus on the Spey is salmon fishing, the upper reaches are quiet, wild and scenic. As a result, a lot of walking is required when fishing here. Therefore you should have good fitness levels. Accordingly you will be rewarded with some of the best scenery and epic fly fishing water.
The upper reaches of the Spey, with their cold, clean water is idea habit for wild brown trout. Even though the trout are not big in the upper river, they are feisty and beautiful. For this reason, if you are a trophy hunter, look elsewhere. However if you crave fishing in the Scottish Highlands, amidst stunning scenery, this is a captivating experience.
In addition, the river is easily accessed if you are staying in the Kingussie or Newtonmore areas. Likewise fishing is all catch and release. As a result we use barbless hooks and keep handling of fish to an absolute minimum.
In addition, the upper Spey’s landscape adds another layer to the angling experience. Therefore, you can fish in a tranquil setting, surrounded by Highland landscapes and geological features. Likewise you can expect to fell a sense of escape and connection with nature.
Best Fishing near Killiehuntly Farmhouse
Meanwhile, guests staying at Killiehuntly Farmhouse nearby can enjoy trout fishing here. Moreover the packed lunch provided by Killiehuntly is ideal for this adventure. Your fishing guide is in the current Scotland Fly Fishing Team and knows this river very well. In fact, it’s important to have knowledge of the pools and wading here to maximise the enjoyment and safety of the day.