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December 2014

In This Issue | December 2014

On sale Friday, November 14th, 2014, Only £3.40

  • Kick-start winter grayling

    Dave Wiltshire adds rubber legs to his grayling nymphs

  • Lakers on the line

    Head for northern Manitoba to fish for predatory trout with David Wolsoncroft-Dodds

  • Burning up the Spey

    Learn to tie the Kinermony Killer with Allan Liddle

  • The worm turns

    Colin MacLeod's fishing season is saved by a single fly

  • It's back!

    The fly tying league returns for another year – with some great prizes on offer

  • Fish live in trees

    Bankside trees are vital to aquatic life says Dave Southall

  • On my Christmas list is...

    Your gift guide for the fisherman in your life this Christmas

  • Small fry, big punch

    Mike Duxbury hits on a simple solution to a fry feeding challenge

  • Hunter gatherer?

    Mike Harding praises the almighty Rotundus, God of a Friday night takeaway

  • Prawn cracker

    Learn to tie this lifelke and exciting prawn imitation

  • What's in it for us?

    Editor Mark Bowler takes a look at the recently published wild fisheries review

  • The Usual Suspects

    All your favourite features: Tackle Bag, Sandison's Scotland, In the Net, the quiz and much, much more!

More News


Natural Resources Wales to phase out cypermethrin | 27.11.14

The news that cypermethrin is to be phased out in in Welsh forests has been welcomed.

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Neil Patterson at BFFI 2015 | 24.11.14

Neil Patterson will be at the FF&FT stand at this year's BFFI signing his new book.

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Pearl Poaching Protection | 20.11.14

New measures introduced to combat freshwater mussel pearl poachers.

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National Angling Summit calls on Government | 14.11.14

The National Angling Summit has called on the Government to take action to protect Fish and Fishing.

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Ireland triumph at International Bank Competition | 13.11.14

Team Ireland emerged victorious at the 5th International Bank Competition.

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Building Bridges Project Launches | 12.11.14

Integration project launched to help immigrants adapt to British angling.

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New Zealand anglers in trout poison warning | 07.11.14

Blanket poisoning of possums linked to contamination worries.

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Latest Blog Entries

Mark Bowler
Mark Bowler | Making the most of a flood | 22.11.14

This year's Salmon Schools were plagued by indifferent weather, but knowledge of the river and its local flows helped lead to success.

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Malcolm Greenhalgh
Malcolm Greenhalgh | Grayling: bringing people together | 29.10.14

Malcolm Greenhalgh reports on October's conditions and the Grayling Society AGM weekend.

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David Wolsoncroft-Dodds
David Wolsoncroft-Dodds | Autumn Arrives | 04.11.14

David Wolsoncroft-Dodds blogs about his hopes for fishing this autumn.

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Allan Liddle
Allan Liddle | End of an Era | 26.11.14

Allan Liddle sees a fourteen year tradition come to an end - in style!

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Bruce Sandison
Bruce Sandison | Fatty and flabby? | 12.11.14

Farmed salmon may not be as lean and healthy as it appears when sold in supermarkets.

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Charles Jardine
Charles Jardine | Mad, quirky, frustrating … | 16.04.14

My recent outing to Sutton Bingham had it all

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