"EVERYDAY IT'S A BATTLE OF SKILLS AGAINST SENSES  AND NOTHING IS BETTER THAN SEEING THAT EAT."

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flycastaway Head Guide for exploratory Tarpon and Dorado season in Angola (2008)

  • Head/Senior Guide for ”Off The Chart” TV show (2 x 10 part series) (2007-2009)

  • Released first ever fly caught Marlin in Ghana. 175lbs Atlantic Blue with The Hooker and crew (2008)

  • First UK based angler to compete in Tarpon Gold Cup (2009)

  • Placed 5th in Golden Fly Tarpon Invitational (2008)

  • Released 16 Giant Trevally over 75cm in a single day on Providence Atoll, Seychelles (2013)

  • Released 6.5lbs Brown Trout, Dunalister Loch, Scotland

  • Released 6lbs Brown Trout, River Tummel, Scotland

  • Released 19lbs Spring Salmon, River Tummel, Scotland

  • Launched The Wild Rise Company, July 2014

WORKING HIGHLIGHTS

  • H. Goddard, First Atlantic Salmon (9lbs), River Spey, June 2017

  • E. Smith, First Sea-run brown trout (5lbs), River Spey, July 2017

  • A. Edwards, First Atlantic Salmon (8lbs), River Tay, April 2017

  • G. Richardson, First Atlantic Salmon (11lbs), River Spey, June 2016

  • B. Robertson, First Atlantic Salmon (10lbs), River Spey, June 2016

  • R. Cameron, First Atlantic Salmon (9lbs), River Spey, June 2016

  • J. Barry, First Scottish Salmon (7lbs), River Tummel, May 2016

  • G. Turner, First Atlantic Salmon (10lbs), River Tummel, May 2016

  • M. Ross, PB Atlantic Salmon (19.5lbs), River Tay, April 2016

  • Arnold S, 3 x Spring Salmon, River Tummel, June 2015 (8,9,15lbs)

  • James W-S, PB wild Brown Trout (5.5lbs), Loch Damph

  • Jari A, Sightcast flats Giant Trevally (129cm/100lbs), Providence Atoll (2009)

  • Mike R, Sightcast flats Giant Trevally (134cm/120lbs), Cosmoledo Atoll (2008)

  • 13 client releases of sightcast flats Giant Trevally over 115cm (2007-2009)

  • Jari A, First Permit on atoll, Providence Atoll

  • Wayne B, First Permit on atoll, Ile Platte

SPECIES GUIDED:

Freshwater: Brown trout, Atlantic Salmon, Sea-run trout, Pike, Yellowfish, Carp, Vundu
Tropical Saltwater: Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Giant Trevally, Triggerfish, Milkfish, Bumpies, Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, Marlin, Dorado

LOCATIONS GUIDED

Scotland: River Tay, Tummel, Spey, Dee, wild lochs of Perthshire, Wester Ross, Sutherland

Seychelles: Providence, Cosmoledo, Astove, Assumption, Ile Plate, Coetivy
Angola: River Kwanza
South Africa: Vaal River

KEY INFO

  • Professional guide since 2007

  • Trained under Arno Mathee at FlyCastaway

  • Previously: FlyCastaway and The Guides Company

  • Currently: Owner/Guide at The Wild Rise Company

Corin MacInnes Smith

Specialism:  

- Spring-run Atlantic salmon

- "Loch style" brown trout 

Location: Pertshire

Season: Feb - October

Home Rivers: Upper Tay, Tummel, Garry, Tilt

Working Regions: Perthshire, Speyside, Deeside, Wester Ross

Casting Instuctor:  No

Other:   

- Accredited professional photographer

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