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  • By Allan Liddle

    Tying the Dirty Deer Hair Emerger

    Published On: 27.06.22|

    How to incorporate grizzle hackle into the Deer Hair Emerger The Dirty DHE adds more bulk to the wing for fishing heavier, rougher water. Despite the love I have for omitting materials where I can ...

  • By Colin Macleod

    Darwin milkfish quest

    Published On: 26.05.22|

    Darwin, off Australia's northern coast, offers a huge variety of fly-fishing species Not a milkfish, but a golden trevally. Part 1 – DIY A trip to Darwin in April of this year to visit our ...

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: 17.06.22

    Semperfli kapok dubbing

    Review of kapok a natural, fine, allergy-free vegetable dry fly dubbing

  • 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 ...

  • Published On: 07.04.22

    Bead storage and use made easy

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

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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