Innovative heavy Nymphs.
Loch Leven 2005
A fresh mindset for the new regime.
Snap to it!
Learn the revolutionary Spey cast.
26 essential accessories
For the river-fisher.
Bonefish and bluewater sport in the Bahamas.
Big hatch, but no rise
What's going on?, asks Malcolm Greenhalgh.
Dry fly, drift-boats & cutthroats.
How to keep the pests out.
Paradise in the concrete jungle
Hot winter sport in Oxfordshire.
Get them covered!
How to change casting angles quickly.
Don't become a couch potato
Bob Wyatt's close-season training programme.
Bright and clear
The fry imitation for difficult conditions.
By the Mountains of Mourne
Reporting on the Carlingford Lough bass festival, and examining this significant sea lough's saltwater potential.
A season of challenges
Reflect on this season with Peter Lapsley, who this year has made minor - but impressive - adjustments to his approach.
Study the world's top salmon flies with Chris Mann.
Obtain extra casting distance with our step-by-step (pictures too!) guide to the Snake Roll.
Getting in phase
It's not just the trout's life-cycle we need to consider; it's also its seasonal feeding regime.
Spin and scuplt yarn into Minnows, Baitfish and Frogs.
Nymphs at the double
Find out how competition fishing has evolved and mastered a new upstream Nymphing technique.
It's the end of the rainbow as Leven reverts to browns.
Tie a Zulu - and its variants - with Mick Huffer.
NEW SERIES! Antiques of the future
You are invited . . . to your attic! Chris Sandford urges you to check what tackle goodies might be lurking up there - and he will value your potential treasures.
The deadline for Round 1 of the League is December 17, 2004, so get tying now!
Sons of a Gunn
Willie Gunn variants for autumn.
Where Irish trouting is world-class
An innovative, easy technique for dries.
Beachcombing for bass
How to identify the hot spots.
Grayling on a bungee
Spot more takes to Czech Nymphs.
Furrocking in the Borders
We select the cream of fishing in Scotland's Borders.
Stars in stripes
Don't be afraid of bees or wasps - we show you how to make the most of them for back-end trout and grayling.
Let us Spey - part 2
Focus on the basics of Single Spey-casting: how you can make a more accomplished cast.
Land of the giants
Yes, that's 50lb-plus salmon, in northern Norway.
United we stand
Profiling Jim Glasspool, chief architect of a proposed new body intended to be the government's main contact point with anglers.
Streamers come on stream - Part 2
We give you the tools and tricks for tackling big river trout with lures
THE BIG FISH ISSUE
Using streamers to lure our larger river trout; The advanced Floating Fry for trophy hunters; Popping for 5ft giants in Mongolia.
Let us Spey! - Part 1
improve your double-handed casting.
How to make hay with greenfly.
Down-sizing for the future
Getting the best from our wild fisheries.
Record Spey cast
The casting action dissected.
Casting in the dark
Keys to improving your timing.
Improving cul de canard
How to make CdC more buoyant.
Spirit of the Shrimp
The fly for running salmon and low-water lies.
Seduced by a Sea-ducer
Stage by stage tying and fishing instruction.
Second time around
Get out of gaol free. Praising the versatile Booby.
Catch the double decker
Neil Sinclair demonstrates how to tie his dry fly which can be used in rapids as an alternative to Bugging.
Master the dark art
How the 'average' angler can become a more successful sea trout fisher.
Second time around
Beat the heatwave: how to combat a warm reservoir.
The broken arm that broke bad habits
Neil Patterson decides it's about time he learned to cast properly.
Red legs and tumbleweed
Given a bit of wind, August rivers need not hold too many demons.
A fine line ...
Mick Huffer shows how nylon monofilament and an August breeze helped him conquer a steaming Rutland Water.
All that glisters ...
David Pilkington has discovered that his most effective fly for UK saltwater is a drab, naturally coloured one.
The golden Eagle
Fishing the riffling hitch and dry fly on one of Canada's most prolific salmon rivers and Labrador's largest, the Eagle River.
From little acorns ...
Meet Craig Macadam, the UK's aquatic and terrestrial invertebrate surveyor.
The best dry fly exponents are those who can minimise the effect of leader on fly.
The Octopus hatch
How a Mayfly developed into one of Ireland's favourite deep-water daphnia attractors.
The Bubble Pup
Tie the popping, gurgling, floating lure that's deadly for most predatory species.
The curious fly tyer - No. 7
How ribbon strands can be used to create great effects on Caddis and Beetles.
High-riding in Harris
Loch-style subtleties for salmon and sea trout at Amhuinnsuidhe Castle.
Crack the mirror
How to rise above a flat calm.
Make the most of July's accidental terrestrials.
In search of the true golden trout of the Sierra Nevada.
Creative sea trouting
Flies that give you a little bit extra
Flies tied up with ribbon
How ribbon can be used for remarkable fly-tying effects.
Sights for sore eyes
Sunglasses for fly fishers.
Key to the river
Have you got the vital veteran dry fly, the Dirty Duster?
Improve your short game
How to get the best from loch-styling.
Loch Ruthven, Inverness-shire's highly acclaimed loch.
The wizard's secret
How to tie Thomas Clegg's favourite salmon fly, the Gantron Gold Mallard.
A twist for distance.
Down with the floater!
Do wet flies fish better on an intermediate?
Spectacular Spey nights
Tackle up for the river's prolific sea trout.
From the gillie's fly box
Tie Tay gillie, Tony Black's grilse fly, the Murthly Special
Buzzers in the dark
New dry-fly tactics from Ireland's Lough Mask.
After the duffers' feast
When Mayfly feeders get tough.
The best sea trout fishing in Europe?
The clubbable, affordable River Towy.
Logan's Ballet Dancer
Tie the detached body fly that rides on its tippy toes.
Tactical tips for stillwater dry fly success.
Small deception in New Mexico
Davy Wotton fine-tunes his river-midge technique.
Let it go!
Do our egos get in the way of catch-and-release?
The joys of spring!
Early loch browns from the margins.
Discover England's unsung chalkstreams.
Flat calm & Irish charm
Boat-fishing 'on the drop' Buzzers.
Crunch & Juicy
Are these stillwater's tastiest Nymphs?
How to cherry-pick your salmon beats.
On with the little black numbers
Are you ready for the river May Ball?
With the one-man adjustable drogue.
Banking on Brenig
An early visit to the Welsh reservoir.
Get the drift
Steer down the wind with an adjustable drogue.
Mind the gap
A hint for Secret Weapons, tandems and Snakes.
Western Isles odyssey
Discover North and South Uist's angling wealth.
What's so special about a large Klinkhamer?
Effective fly tactics for shrimping pools, with Malcolm Greenhalgh
Do we need super-realistic flies? Bob Wyatt looks at the options
Flat calm & Irish charm
Boat-fishing 'on the drop' Buzzers
Beware of the snakes
Brian Harris puts rod-rings under the microscope
Snowshoes for May
Davy MacPail ties a new hackle-less floating Mayfly design
Have you got what it takes?
Jeremy Lucas encourages newcomers to competition fishing and, ultimately, fish for their country
Mick Huffer demonstrates how to tie John Goddard's Super Grizzly Emerger
Foam on the range
40 Stonefly rotary fly
Dryers to be won!
Islands of opportunity
Alastair 'Ally' Gowans fishes Lewis and Harris, and is amazed at the abundance of gamefish populations
Charlie Davidson relies on two dry-fly patterns to carry him through a season on the Clyde
Loch of the Mayfly
Geoffrey Bucknall revels in a hidden moorland classic in Caithness
Is the Aberdeenshire Don the UK's best wild-trout river? ask Kathleen and 'JP' Piccin
Fathers of invention
Hywel Morgan shows how competition fly fishing innovation has opened up new dimensions for loch-style fishing
Flyweight or heavyweight?
Dave Calvert and Stuart Crofts demonstrate how our weighted Nymphs can vary, and show us the best ways to add weight to our flies
Bright young thing
Tie 2004's hottest salmon fly, the Flamethrower
Don't ignore the exciting whitefish, implores Malcolm Greenhalgh
Summer salmon-fishing ban?
The experts' opinion
John Goddard believes he may have taken the fly-caught record barracuda in the Seychelles
Alastair Gowans dissects what each type of fly reel offers the angler
Stillwater learning curve
Adopting modern methods for success
Bob Wyatt wonders why traditional loch flies consistently catch fish
I'm a leg man
Bill Logan gets into his stride and gives his flies' legs the perfect shape
Czech nymphs with a British accent
Jeremy Lucas uncovers the 'Czech' Nymphs which have been fine-tuned to the British style of deep-nymphing
Tricks and Stones
Wim Alphenaar has various clever techniques for imitating stonefly nymphs
Summer holiday grilse
Malcolm Greenhalgh rejoices in the fact that many Irish grilse run at the most convenient time of the year
Lough Neagh's silver lining
Gwilym Hughes discovers the rich variety of fishing around the Lough Neagh area
Erne your pike
Rudy van Duijnhoven discovers that Upper Lough Erne now offers an exciting new option
Patsy Deery has the definitive pattern for the daphnia-feeding trout of the Western loughs
Dry fly on Wandsworth High Street
London's chalkstream revival
Hunt the springer
Where and how to catch an early Scottish salmon
John Goddard explains why they aren't the answer all our prayers
Czech Nymph, or British Bug?
Fish the heavy Nymph UK-style
150 glorious years
Mick Huffer shows how to tie and fish our most famous fly, the Greenwell's Glory
Hear about the three Irishmen?
True salmon stories from Tyrone trio of brothers
An excellent game
Bill Logan on new techniques in fly-tying
Australia's new bones
Bob Wyatt uncovers a veritable utopia of saltwater fishing, just two hours from Sydney
Help track the UK's March browns
Avington reborn; try a Sparkle Gnat this February
Paul Arden and Charles Jardine advise on how best to cast and fish long leaders
Things will have to change
How angling can survive and thrive
Grayling from the freezer
David Calvert and Stuart Crofts go river fishing on the coldest day for many years