The attractive county of Perthshire in Scotland plays host to a multitude of events and activities all year round, and most will definitely interest the sporting enthusiast. From shooting to fishing coupled with agricultural fairs and events there are lots of activities in which you can partake. Trout fishing is easily accessible in Perth and immensely popular along with other locations found within Scotland. The River Tay is the longest river in Scotland and flows through Perth. The Tay is covered by a protection order which indicates that you must ensure you have a permit before you can start fishing. This means brown trout fishing is widely accessible and also regulated which helps in the overall protection of the species.
The permits themselves are available for over three quarters of the whole river in Perth where more than a hundred fisheries are located. The Brown Trout species is one of the small numbers of native fish found in Scotland namely the area of Perth. A lot of the world’s rivers and water bodies were supplied with brown trout from Loch Leven, situated within Perth. Fishing for Brown Trout is an extremely popular sport as is fishing for other species too. Fly-fishing is by far the most common method, but one can also find locations which do allow bait and spinning.
For such a venture it is advisable to locate local tackle shops in which you can find the equipment you will require. If you are interested in fishing on the River Tay in Perth then you will need to equip yourself with all the accessories you need. Local tackle shops in Perth will offer fly fishing reels, fly rods, trout fly rods and Donegal flies. If you are looking for a great fishing location within the area the local tackle shops in Perth are also great for advice as well as kit as they probably have greater knowledge and more specialised information about the area. A lot of places within Perth also offer camping and fishing as one whole package. It is vital that you explore the tackle shops in Perth in order to acquaint yourself with essential outdoor accessories. They can range from items such as binoculars which you might need around some of the larger Lochs located in Perth to fly lines and other fly fishing accessories which you might require in case of low stock or indeed you break or run out of any supplies.
Gows of Dundee have been trading in field sports equipment and services since 1860. It is one of Scotland’s premier shooting and Tackle Shops Perth supplying fly fishing equipment and other outdoor accessories.