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August 2014

In This Issue | August 2014

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  • Double-take

    The solution for when trout 'come short' or feed on tiny items.

  • Hide and seek

    A guided clear-water chalkstream nymphing session.

  • Keep calm, and fish on

    Flies and tactics to conquer trout feeding in a calm lane.

  • Gold on a budget

    Allan Liddle's poor man's guide to Shetland.

  • Clyde-style on the lochside

    How to adapt the sparse Scottish wet-fly style for stillwaters.

  • Pit-stop carping

    Meets the maestro who stalks gravel-pit carp with a fly.

  • Seven deadly sedges

    George Barron's clutch of favourite caddis patterns for lakes.

  • King of the claret

    Robert Gillespie shows us how to tie Ireland's top autumn Shrimp.

  • Recipe for summer sippers

    Dave Wiltshire's half Gnat, half Ant suits a fall of either.

  • Trout on the bounce

    Learn how to get extra drag-free drift of a dry fly.

  • Bend-back Minnow

    Tie the fly purpose-built for weed

  • New spin on spinners

    Neil Patterson takes a fresh look at spinner representations.

  • Classics in the news

    Kelson materials to be auctioned.

  • In the Net

    Ingenious fold-over Gummies, fibetts and fulgent fibres all reviewed.

  • Win a vice and Metz cape

    Peak rotary vice and Grade 1 capes to be won!

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Third separate detection of killer virus in three months

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Over threshold for fifteenth month in a row

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Hayward lands English youth title | 10.06.14

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