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Salmon Fishing River Dee near Aberdeen

Salmon Fishing River Dee near Aberdeen

For many catching an Atlantic salmon in Scotland, is the ultimate Sportsman’s dream. Before the River Dee flows through Aberdeen it meanders through the stunning scenery of the Dee valley and offers fantastic fly fishing for Wild Atlantic Salmon. The River Dee is one of Scotland’s big 4 rivers. You will be bank or wade fishing, with a dedicated professional guide and all equipment provided.

River Dee Season – 1st Feb – 15th Oct. Fly Fishing only, no Sunday fishing.

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Orvis Endorsed Guides

Salmon Fishing River Dee – overview

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Morning Dram on The Dee

The River Dee rises in the Cairngorm Mountains and flows through Royal Deeside, for over 80 miles through Aberdeenshire and enters the North Sea at Aberdeen. It is one of the most attractive rivers in Scotland to fish.

We have two professional guides based on the River Dee and with over 30 years experience fishing it’s various beats. He will assist with reading the river, what flies to use, how to fish each pool and keeping you safe.

What beat to choose, very much depends on the time of year, river conditions and budget. Generally all River Dee fishing permits are reasonable in price and accessible.

The Dee is widely known as one of the great salmon rivers in Scotland and indeed the world. Anyone who has ever cast a fly for Atlantic salmon will know the allure of this river. Since 2004 Alba has been welcoming guests from all over the world, who come in search of the ultimate prize: a Dee springer taken on the fly.

What to expect

River Spey, Spey Casting, Danielsson fly reel, Mackenzie fly rod, Ballindalloch, Orvis Guides, Alba Game Fishing
A perfect combination, Mackenzie DTX G2 and a Danielsson Eight Thirteen

Your guide can collect you at your lodgings in or around Aberdeen, Banchory, Ballater or Braemar and drive you to the River. Everything you need will be provided, the very best salmon fishing tackle, breathable waders, automatic life vests, and photography.

Your Orvis fishing guide will stay with you all day and be on hand for casting tips, and any other assistance. We will fish until lunch-time, then break for a delicious hot lunch (optional) in a river-side log cabin. We use organic and locally sourced ingredients for our fishing lunches. A taste of Scotland.

Any images you fishing guide takes of you, such as grip and grin, holding a fish will be shared at the end of the trip you will be sent a link to Dropbox to download the images. If you prefer we can arrange a professional photographer to cover the day (see optional extras below)

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Commonty on the River Dee

What’s Included

  • Fishing permits salmon fishing on the River Dee
  • Transport to /from hotel in Aberdeen or surrounding area
  • The latest salmon fishing tackle, Scott Mackenzie rods, Orvis breathable Waders, boots with Vibram soles and tungsten studs
  • A selection of sink tips and hand-tied River Dee salmon flies
  • Auto inflate life vests
  • Professional dedicated guidance, by an Orvis Endorsed guide
  • Photographs of the day – for each guest

Optional Extras

  • Professional photographs of your fishing experience by a dedicated pro. Link sent to Dropbox or DVD provided, includes photo book of your day’s experience – £350.00
  • Alba Game Fishing Baseball cap –  £25
  • Gourmet cooked riverside lunches served in a riverside cabin, with wine and a welcome Dram. Organic or locally sourced ingredients. – £40 for one £60 for two.
  • Excellent local accommodation
  • Alba Game fishing secret weapon fly box- with 15 hand-tied patterns £100