A Scottish Break – blog from SCSTG Prize Draw Winner Sarah Harding

I was very fortunate to win a night’s stay with dinner and breakfast at the East Haugh Hotel and a night’s stay at Dunalastair Hotel Suites, including continental breakfast, near Pitlochry, Scotland, courtesy of The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group. My husband and I decided to add an extra night to our break as it […]

SCSTG in ‘The Scotsman’

Great publicity for SCSTG in an article by Iona Laing of the GWCT in ‘The Scotsman’ following the success of our ‘Junior Macnab Challenge’ at the Scottish Game Fair last month – see https://bit.ly/2nkaT1L for the full story!

Junior Macnab Challenge at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, Scone Palace

Over 200 youngsters aged 8-21 took part in the new Junior Macnab Challenge organised by SCSTG and kindly sponsored by Scottish Youth & The Countryside Education Trust (SYCET). They were given tuition in fly fishing (trout) by instructors from the Game Angling Instructors’ Association, as well as a chance to shoot a rabbit target with […]

Adventure to Ballathie House – guest blog by Michelle Feasey

Thanks to the Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group, my husband Niall and I spent a lovely couple of nights at Ballathie House in the beautiful Perthshire countryside.  We won this great trip at The Game Fair. We live in Lincolnshire, so we took the early morning train from Peterborough up to Edinburgh, which is a […]

Hunter’s Homecoming recipes for and by Scottish hunters

Do you have an old recipe that’s been passed down generations that is ideal for sustaining weary deerstalkers out on the hill? The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group (SCSTG) has teamed up with Scotland’s Natural Larder for the Year of Homecoming 2014 to celebrate the global links forged by Scots across the world by holding […]

The Hunters’ Homecoming

The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group have teamed up with Scotland’s Natural Larder for the Year of Homecoming 2014. As you know the Scots are enterprising and adventurous people; they have found their way to all parts of the world and take with them a strong identity and culture which merges with the customs of […]

Your chance to win Bruce Sandison’s ‘Rivers and Lochs of Scotland’

2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of Bruce Sandison’s Rivers and Lochs of Scotland. The book was originally published as The Trout Lochs of Scotland in 1983. Eventually republished as Rivers and Lochs of Scotland in 1997, Bruce Sandison’s bible to fishing in Scotland has not been out of print for 30 years. This new edition […]

A fantastic new initiative for young anglers – The Callum Mackenzie Cup, donated by Ballogie Estate.

The cup will be awarded annually to the youngster (under 18 years of age at capture) who makes the most notable capture of a fish, not necessarily a salmon; any fish will be considered from within the Deeside catchment including Rivers Dee, Cowie, Carron and the various trout fisheries in the district. The presentation will […]

River Dee Spring Raffle

Help raise some funds for important work programmes this year.