CONDITIONS OF LET
The full rent including VAT is payable when the tenant confirms booking of the let.
In the event of the tenant being unwilling or unable to fish the tenant is still liable for the full rent plus VAT and the agent reserves the right to recover all monies due, plus any further expenses incurred, from the original tenant. A refund less admin fees will be offered if the fishing dates booked are able to be re let.
The proprietor lets the rights of fishing only and does not accept responsibility for the natural hazard and adverse climatic conditions out with their control affecting the catching of Salmon. The Client should take out insurance to cover for flooding or adverse weather conditions where they are not able to fish. The Proprietor will not offer any other days to cover the days lost due to weather / river conditions. The proprietors accept no responsibility for loss or damage to tenant's property from whatever cause arising, nor for any injury to the tenant or any member of the fishing party. In the interest of safety no alcohol should be offered or given to the boatmen during the fishing period. The proprietors accept no liability for personal fishing accidents, they strongly recommend that all anglers, whether in the boat or on the bank, should wear lifejackets.
Any records of catches submitted to prospective tenants are as received from the proprietors and the agent, while believing them to be correct, does not accept responsibility for their accuracy.
On the first day of let the tenant will be provided with a written permit complying with the Salmon Fishery Acts. It will indicate how many rods are authorised. This permit must be produced on demand from a police officer or duly appointed Fishery Board Bailiff.
The tenant is responsible for the fishing party at all times when fishing. Should the tenant not be present at any time a person must be nominated to take charge of the party.
Fishing with prawns, shrimps or any part thereof is banned at all times. Fishing with worms is not allowed until 1st June.
The rent includes the services of two Ghillies, with the exception of weeks 1 - 20 where only one will be in attendance.
Where the lets are made up of more than one party, the services of the single Ghillie are shared.
The tenant is not permitted to hire or engage any additional Ghillie or boats other than those provided by the proprietor. In the interest of safety the Ghillies decision on when it is not safe to take the boat out is final. Should any other dispute arise between the tenant and the Ghillie the proprietor must be informed as soon as possible and certainly before the expiry of the let.
From the 15th January to 31st March all Salmon must by law be returned to the water.
1st April – 31st May all fish are to be released, any injured or damaged fish in this period are to be handed to the proprietor. 1st June - 15th October as per the Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board recommendations.
The Ghillie will be in attendance during the normal hours of fishing from 9-00 hours to 17-00 hours.
Bank fishing only is permitted in the evening out of the normal hours once agreed with the Ghillie. The catch made during the evening must be reported to the Ghillie.
This let of the rights of Salmon fishing is subject to the Laws of Scotland.
The proprietor reserves the right to amend the fisheries policy & conditions with out prior notice.