Charles Jardine describes how the French fish a dry fly on a very long braided or tapered leader, and includes the dressing of Serge's Red Spinner.
Dave Southall says colour can be an important factor in getting a fish to take, and analyses how orange, pink, red, yellow, green, purple, blue and black all have their place in fishing flies.
Mick Huffer demonstrates how to add a slim, thin loop onto the end of his fly line, called the stitched and whipped loop and how he attaches backing a leader to the loops.
Malcolm Greenhalgh demonstrates how you need to adapt your approach to hook more grayling on the dry fly.
David Wolsoncroft-Dodds explains how to fly fish for pike on big, wild lochs, lakes or loughs.
Finlay Wilson reveals some nuances and subtleties of fishing bugs on rivers and reveals six winter bugs for the River Tweed: Sacrificial Copper Bug, Jim's Killer, Pink Collar Bead-head, Winter Brown, Darker coloured Olive Nymph and Blue-tinted Goldhead PTN.
Peter Lapsley investigates the genes of wild brown trout and how it affects the characteristics of diploid and triploid trout, ferox, gillaroo, dollaghan, sonaghan and marbled trout.
Stan Headley looks at how atmospheric pressure, rain, snow, cloudy conditions, fronts and pressure changes can effect trout fishing.