The Merkister Hotel, the perfect base for fishing, walking, birding, relaxing and enjoying Orkney.

The Merkister Hotel - The perfect base for fishing, walking, birding,
 relaxing and enjoying Orkney
The Merkister Hotel, OrkneyMerkister Boats ready for the offThe Brough of Birsay, OrkneyBoats ready for the Busy Day AheadLooking at the Brough of Birsy, OrkneyMerkister Hotel, Orkney Panorama

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Fishing in Orkney

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Voted “Scotland’s Finest” and a year later “Britain’s Best” by the readers of Trout & Salmon, the Merkister is probably best known for its fishing.  We have our own pier and jetty, with boats, outboards, rods, lines, rod room etc.

Our resident ghillie John Munson can organise anything from the hire of a boat, tuition for the novice angler, right up to your own personal fishing agenda.

Fibreglass Boat daily hire £35.00
(half shift when available) £25.00
Fibreglass Boat and outboard motor daily hire £55.00
(half shift when available) £35.00
Ghillie, Boat, motor and 1 angler from £120.00
Ghillie, Boat, motor and 2 anglers from £155.00
Ghillie, Boat, motor for half shift from £120.00

Fishing Boats outside the Merkister Hotel, OrkneyVisit the Orkney Trout Fishing Association website for further information about fishing in Orkney.