Magnus Angus takes a look at the range of floating lines on offer today and compares their relative attributes
Jeremy Lucas yearns for the river to be low and clear, for then he can put his downstream micro-dry presentation into practice.
Peter Lapsley examines the differences in flies and fishing styles throughout the various regions of the British Isles, and asks why local patterns work so well.
Dave Southall finds out for himself how effective the Japanese tenkara technique is on the UK
Andrew Cartwright has found a way to control fishing depth with a sliding dry fly.
Stan Headley looks at how the drift of the boat can be controlled by a drogue and analyses its use for brown trout and rainbow trout.
Gordon Mackie explains why a wide selection of fly patterns and styles is a good tactic for picky winter grayling.
Lee Cummings says a shooting head can present a fly delicately, providing it is made properly. Here, he discusses shooting running lines, matching rods to lines, cashing shooting heads, and making a loop at the rear of the head.
Stan Headley explains when Mucilin grease should be used by fly fishers, and when mud - or Xinc - should be used to degrease the leader.
Gordon Mackie says that a mid-summer evening rise can be frustrating, unless you can get your presentation tactics spot-on for spurwings, pale evening duns, blue-winged olives and pale wateries.