Salmon Fishing Terms and Conditions

  • All guided or non guided fishing days require payment in full to secure which is a Scottish salmon fishing industry standard.
  • J Monteith trading as “Salmon Fish Scotland” who’s address is at c/o Barclay & Co. Mill Road Industrial Estate, Linlithgow Bridge, Linlithgow EH49 7SF or any person assisting it shall not be liable for the consequences of delays or restrictions from adverse weather, obstructions, repairs or damage to navigational works, flooding, shortage of water, transportation restrictions, industrial action, fuel-rationing, shortages of or non-availability of fuel or any other cause and reserve the right to restrict the activity if unusual or hazardous conditions prevail. Neither Salmon Fish Scotland nor any person or company assisting or collaborating with it shall be liable for death, personal injury or illness. However nothing in this agreement is meant to exclude liability for death or personal injury due to negligence on the part of Salmon Fish Scotland.
  • All group discounts that are offered are done so only on the basis that those who are making up the fishing group participants are fishing on the same fishing day. In other words 1 person will pay the 1 person rate if they book multiple fishing days and will not qualify for the group discount rates.
  • If a booking can be re-let, refunds less an administration fee will be made. It is often possible to re-let sport at short notice at a reduced rate, in such cases the shortfall will be deducted and the balance returned.
  • We recommend that clients insure against cancellation since if the sport is not re-let all payments will be forfeited.
  • All sportsmen must have third party insurance against sporting accidents.
  • All instructions and decisions given by stalkers, keepers and ghillies will be final and must be followed. Failure to comply with such instructions or decisions may result in the cancellation of the rest of the tenancy. In the event of cancellation under the terms of this clause, there will be no right to a refund or compensation.
  • Where appropriate all sportsmen will be required to comply with instructions to clean tackle which has been used on a fishery where there is a risk of contamination by the Gyrodactylus Salaris parasite and sign the declaration supplied by Salmon Fish Scotland.
  • Salmon Fish Scotland reserves the right to cancel your booking in which case we will offer an alternative booking of equivalent standard or a full refund.
  • Fully operational and officially pre-tested & certified life jackets must be worn at all times while on or in the river. All life jackets must have been serviced by an authorized service center and have a valid yearly inspection pass certificate.
  • Suitable eye protection must be worn at all times while salmon fishing.
  • Salmon fishing in Scotland is primarily all 'Catch & Release' therefore killing salmon is not usually permitted. The 'Catch & Release' policy is to ensure good salmon numbers remain in Scottish rivers for future generations which are important for the Scottish economy & good future salmon fishing sport.