August is a great time to go fishing in Scotland, with the best runs for salmon occuring now. Whether you're an experienced angler or someone who has always wanted to get a taste of Scottish fishing, you're sure to get 'hooked'! If you haven't yet experienced Scottish fishing and you don't know where to start, here are 3 steps to help you plan the perfect fishing holiday in Scotland.
Decide what you want to catch
The first step is to decide what kind of fishing you want to do - are you keen on sea fishing or coarse fishing, or would you prefer to fish for salmon or trout on a loch or river? Browse these useful websites on fishing in Scotland to get some ideas:
Decide where you want to fish
Which part of Scotland do you want to see? Have a closer look at where you can fish with this handy fishing map of Scotland, which also has links to more detailed maps and further information. If you are looking for exciting fishing in spectacular scenery, Scotland will not disappoint you.
Decide where you want to stay
If you really want to make the most of your fishing holiday, why not stay in a local holiday cottage? Self-catering gives you all the flexibility and freedom you need; come and go as you please, lay out your equipment, dry your clothes, and freeze or grill your catch all in your home-from-home. Why not cast a line into our pool of self-catering accommodation for Scottish fishing for more ideas on where to stay during your Scottish fishing experience.
Where is your favourite fishing spot in Scotland? Where would you love to fish in Scotland? Do you have any tips for planning a fishing holiday? Please leave your comments below.