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April 2017

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A little ray of sunshine

On a difficult day Mick Huffer explains why he turns to the Olive Sun Nymph when conditions get bright

Setting the modern booby trap

Charles Jardine gets an update on Booby fishing from Farmoor regular Jim Longmore

Beat the wind

Dave Southall says a windy day can make for superb fishing, provided you can cope

The MacMay happy meal

Neil Patterson introduces a tasty Mayfly pattern

The full pint

Tony Richards recounts a meeting with a huge Seychelles milkfish

6 Key anchormen

Allan Liddle considers flies for the crucial role at the tail end of the wet-fly cast

Dressing for G-Day

Oliver Edwards equips us with a fly pattern for every stage of the grannom hatch

Waste not, want not

Malcolm Greenhalgh looks into the legalities and practicalities of using fur and feather from road-kill

On your bike!

Anthony Glasgow saves hours of walking to remote waters by getting on his mountain bike

Sea trout Charmer

Dai Jones demonstrates his Snake fly pattern which is deadly in all conditions


March 2017

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Catch a springer today

How modern gear and flies van help you to be successful

Reservoir Spiders

6 magic tactics for lakes

Preparing for G-Day

Oliver Edwards gets us ready for the grannom mass-hatch

Cast like a guru

An easy tip for extra distance

Mine's a double!

Iceland's huge, wild brownies on stillwater tactics

Dr Bell's simple hero

Why you can rely on the Grenadier

The Great British Boil Off

Portable stoves in a brew-up test

Souped-up Sawyer

Add some modern touches to a favourite Nymph

The second great debate

The case for why the complete angler ties his own flies

The wonder of Woolley's

Tie this old, no-frills wet fly in next to no time

Jingle all the way

Tie this superb dry fly


February 2017

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Skagits & stingers

Adopting steelhead tactics and fly styles for spring salmon

Do the Grafham shuffle

Low-down on local tactics for tackling winter killer shrimp feeders

Deadlier Spiders

The secrets to fishing them on rivers

Catch the winter window

Making the most of the grayling's midday rise

The specialist for slow glides

How to tie the Speytruder - an Intruder tied for spring salmon

Catch the wave

Learn to spot the 20-second opportunity for mullet in the surf

Prepare for dirty work

Algal blooms? Stirred up water? You need the Murk-meister. How to tie and fish it.

200 sea trout per season

The Scottish club that has access to a silver-lined coastline

Back-packer's rod

A review of a new rod made specifically for back-packing

Welcome to permit country

Non-stop saltwater action from Belize

A killer's cold stare

Keeping warm whilst searching out winter pike


January 2017

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Fish in Santa's grayling grotto

Helicopter into remotest Lapland (in summer, of course!)

Chomp! Chomp!

How to tie and fish this 'on the drop' specialist fly

Wild trout from the wolf's lair

Making a hard-core wild-trout hike into the wilderness

It's only rock 'n roll...

The all-time top 10 fishing songs

Tie the Willie Gunn of the future

Same colours, all the mod-cons

Bruce Sandison 1938–2016

The life and legacy of a wild trout hero

Mop 'em up!

All you need to know about the Mop Fly

Meet the Bustards (and March Browns)

The winged styles of North Country Spiders

Flick of a Japanese wand

Tenkara – alive and well in Wales

Festive Quiz

Win a £500 Mill Flycraft rod

Ring in the new

3 ultra-modern ways with grayling

Visible tension

A professor of materials analyses what happens to stressed monofilament


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