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  • By Allan Liddle

    A wedding in waders

    Published On: 15.04.22|

    Allan Liddle wades straight from the river Clyde into a wedding reception... without an invitation The perfect match. Photo: Shutterstock/ Slagian Peiovici I once had a springer spaniel called Odie and – to put it ...

  • By Mark Bowler

    To meet the first March brown

    Published On: 04.04.22|

    Meeting the first March brown hatch of the season is always exciting, but beware... Meeting the March brown hatch can bring exciting dry fly action. Geoffrey Bucknall – who knew a thing or to about ...

Features

  • Lake Vyrnwy
    Published On: 12.04.22

    130 years of Lake Vyrnwy

    In 1889 a land was lost, an engineer smiled, but tears ran down the cheeks of relocated residents, like the first heavy raindrops soaking the dammed Llandwyddn Valley. As the engineer's dreams came true, those of the people of Llandwyddnn valley crashed. The area soon submerged, and a fast-growing Liverpool population soon got its ...

  • Published On: 01.04.22

    Fitting a fly line and backing to a reel

    How to fit a fly line and backing to a reel, so it fills the spool perfectly

  • Published On: 06.02.22

    A new flame

    Duncan Egan ties his hot salmon fly, the Flamethrower.

Reviews

  • Published On: 27.04.22

    Minn Kota Endura 45lb 12V electric outboard

    I've always had a hankering to own an electric outboard. Not necessarily to get around a water, but for the various controls that it can lend whilst fishing, especially without a gillie. By that, I'm thinking of manoeuvring the boat, whilst fishing at the same time. This applies particularly to wild waters – where ...

  • Published On: 07.04.22

    Bead storage and use made easy

    Bead storage and use made easy using Feed-A-Bead

  • Published On: 30.03.22

    Simply Sprite Whip-Finisher

    Whip-finish tool based on the Matarelli style Whip-finishing with the classic figure-4 system. A Whip Finishing Tool from a suite of Simply Sprite Tools. In ...

Featured Videos

  • Published On: 22.04.22

    ‘Cheats’ to make parachute posting and hackling easier

    Struggling to tie parachute dry flies? Here are a few tricks and cheats to make the job a bit easier

  • Published On: 29.03.22

    Weaving techniques to tie a two-tone Caddis Nymph with Oliver Edwards

    Oliver Edwards demonstrates how to weave a two-tone Caddis Nymph, by over-hand knotting two yarns

  • Published On: 01.03.22

    Bringing an Oxfordshire chalkstream back to life

    Jeremy Irons narrates how art and science are combining to turn around a 'poor' Oxfordshire chalkstream to bring back wild brown trout

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