Fisheries 2

Trout Section


Membership of PDAA provides access to trout fishing on some beats of the River Tay, Kinkell Fishings on the River Earn,  and the excellent White Loch and Fingask Loch courtesy of Blairgowrie & Rattray District Angling Club.  

River Tay Protection Order - Brown Trout and Grayling fishing for members and non-members

Updated for 2023

Trout: 15 Mar – 6 Oct, Grayling fishing is available all year round:

PDAA members and members of the general public have access to fishing for brown trout and grayling under the Tay Protection Order (see on the following beats on the River Tay

Logierait (left bank)
Cargill (left bank)
Stobhall Castle (left bank)
Stobhall to Catholes (left bank)
Lower Redgorton (right bank)

Clicking on the beat name above will take you to a description of the beat, beat rules and maps. If you want to fish on that beat there is a link to a SuperSaas (online) booking page in the beat information document. Click on the day slot you require (within 7 days) and you will receive an email permit by return. More details are on the individual pages and on the Online Booking page.

Permits are free to members - non-members pay £6/permit (on a sliding scale depending on number of permits booked - see booking page)

River Lyon Trout Fishing

PDAA has secured trout fishing on this fantastic river - the North Chesthill beat - from May 1 to end of trout season. PDAA days are Friday and Saturday. Two PDAA Permits will be available, online, for members only, at a charge of £12 per permit, with a take of two fish per angler.

Please click on the beat description for an overview of the full beat. This description was written for salmon fishing but gives excellent information on how to get there, where to park, and on the salmon pools. Note that if there are salmon fishermen on the beat, the pools must be avoided and fish the runs only.

N Chesthill shares the entire beat with S Chesthill and is split into three parts - Top, Middle and Bottom. A daily rotation is in place and, for PDAA, the rotation is as follows:

Friday: TOP and BOTTOM


Fishing is normally 0800hrs to 1800hrs. If you want to know if there are any salmon fishermen on the beat please call Joe Wooldridge on Mobile: XXXXXXXXX BEFORE you arrive on the beat. Similarly, if you want to fish past 1800hrs call Joe before that time.

NB  The booking button for this is on the members area of the Web site.  You will have to create an account before being able to book.

White Loch and Fingask Loch

Updated for 2023

See separate page

River Earn - Kinkell Bridge

New for 2023

See separate page

NB The booking for this is on the members area of the Web site. You will have to create an account before being able to book. 

Frandy Fishery

New for 2023

PDAA has negotiated preferential rates on Frandy Fishery. Fishing available from 1 April 2023. 

Click here to go to Frandy website

Bank Fishing with a two fish limit is £17 per angler

Boat fishing for 2 anglers is £55 per boat with a two fish limit per angler

All booking will be via Frandy manager and, to ensure the preferential rates, you must show your membership card.