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  • By Mark Bowler

    Does this film rival ‘A River Runs Through It’?

    Published On: 01.12.23|

    Will 'Mending the Line', set in Montana, have the same explosive effect on fly-fishing participation as Brad Pitt and Robert Redford's 'A River Runs Through It'? The film, like 'A River Runs Through It' is set in ...

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    Published On: 13.11.23|

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  • man in river fishing for trout in tuscany
    Published On: 25.09.23

    Trout fishing in Tuscany

    John Capowski heads to four markedly different rivers for Trout fishing in Tuscany and Umbria regions of Italy.

  • the 10 best river flies
    Published On: 11.09.23

    The 10 best river patterns

    Once in position to cast to a fish, it’s important that the fly is the correct one. Here, Dave Southall gives us the 10 best river patterns to exploit most situations

  • the blue lady sea trout fly
    Published On: 01.09.23

    Northumberland sea trout fly

    Leigh Final has spent many years fishing Northumberland's river Coquet for sea trout. Here, he gives us the definitive pattern on which he pins his faith

  • Published On: 27.11.23

    Pre-tied cock pheasant fibre Daddy and Hopper legs

    Ready-tied Cock Pheasant Knotted Tails and Daddy Legs and Hopper Legs from Veniard About 13cm section (5 inches) from a cock pheasant tail. Individual fibres on both sides of the stem are knotted twice. Sections of cock pheasant tail with knots tied in each individual fibre. In my opinion, a ...

  • Published On: 03.05.23

    Wizz tools attach by magnetism

    Magnetic tools including Tungsten-carbide Nippers, Nippers, Hook Sharpeners and Peang multi-tool 

  • Published On: 12.04.23

    Stonfo Trimmer tool

    Stonfo Trimmer Tool for surgical precision cutting and picking at the vice

  • Published On: 27.11.23

    Tying a Shipman’s Buzzer

    Shipman's Buzzer is a superb emerger to use when midges (buzzers) are hatching from the surface of a stillwater or reservoir. It can be fished static or pulled.

  • Published On: 03.05.23

    Tying a foam-bodied Hawthorn fly

    Hawthorn flies are terrestrial insects that often fall onto rivers and stillwater in April and May. This is a foam-bodied, long-legged imitation to use when fish are taking them ...

  • Published On: 20.04.23

    Britain’s Hidden Fishes trailer

    Jack Perks' underwater filming of Britain Hidden Fishes, which is  presented by Jeremy Wade and premiered recently in Bristol

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