Of these great classic rivers the Tay
and Tweed are closest to Edinburgh and Glasgow
(just over and hour by road).
Big rivers can be quite daunting. To cover
the water big rods are used (15-18ft fly
rods) and local knowledge in the form of a
or fishing guide is essential unless
you have fished the water before.But these
classic rivers are not the only venues for
There are other very productive east coast
rivers including the North
Esk and South
Esk, the Findhorn,
Ness and Beauly.