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November 2020

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Angler's angles

Keys to good presentation

Talybont... still got it

Travel restrictions have given George Barron the opportunity to revisit the local lochs of his past.

On the bench

Magnus Angus looks at pheasant rump as a material

Salmon seduction

Creating the illusion of life

Back to school

Lessons on Draycote Water

Final flutter

A simple (but deadly) Egg-laying Caddis from Jan Edman

Silver trout with a pinch of salt

Fishing the resurgent Ythan estuary

Tackle Bag

Magnus Angus takes a good look at the £100+ Rio Gold fly line


A Scottie vice in our November issue quiz.


October 2020

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Enter our quiz to win a set of Bushnell waterproof binoculars

Loch of the Soldier Palmer

Fishing wet fly on a large loch

Tiverton & District Angling Association

A club with an impressive selection of game and coarse species

On the bench

Latest reviews and and an in-depth look at oval tinsels

Pitsford secrets

A trip round the fishy places of Pitsford, which will also suggest likely spots on your own local fishery!

Get the Camasurnay Blues

A modern twist to an old saltwater sea trout pattern

Back to basics

Colin Macleod guides two mullet fly fishing newcomers, detailing the skills required for success

Angler's Mantra

7 key criteria to exploit all scenarios

Should I stay or should I go?

What makes a sea trout run to sea?

Save the day salmon fliy

For when all else fails - full tying instructions!


September 2020

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Soldier of fortune

A Soldier Beetle pattern which has collected a list of honours

Dapping 'cheats'

A few tweaks to make your dapping more successful

A question of depth

How to fine-tune fly-depth on reservoirs

Supper for the Sedge-sipper

A low-riding Deer Hair Pupa for trout and grayling

Spanish gold

Exciting bluewater fly-fishing, just a short-haul flight away

The magnificent 7

Hand picked wild Welsh streams

Trout extinction rebellion

A club fighting back from the brink of destruction

River fisher armoury

Tactics and tackle to break a blank

Turning the salmon fly on its head

Have we been tying our trout and salmon flies upside down?

Flat tinsel

How to achieve perfect results


Win a fly tying station!


August 2020

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Coping with Caenis

12 steps to success

A sting in the tail

Take care on the banks!

Staying alert

A new season on the south coast

The Lakedown way

Nature and fishing combine

The sniper's approach

Aspects of stealth

Dangling Danica

Don't be afraid to break with convention

Going local

Getting back out there!

Top Hog

The one-and-only bob fly you need!


Win a Cortland nymph rod!

Feet on the ground

What we look like in waders...

Bend it like Beckham

When a salmon fly becomes irresistable

Crazy Charlie

...was he nasty?


July 2020


The DHE master

Adaptations and variants on last month's pattern

Fishing with Cove & Walker

Comparing two iconic styles

Paul's Owl & Fox Emerger

Tying sequence and tribute to Paul Lawrence

Orkney stifled by bureaucracy

Seeding application rejected

Stay pin-sharp

Focus on summer jelly fry

Coquet confidential

Dusk to dawn sea trout fly revealed

Focus on guinea fowl

In depth look at this tying material

Stitch-up midge

Neil Patterson exercises lateral thinking in his fly tying

Tackle bag

Magnus Angus looks at some dramatic changes in landing nets

Multi-tip minefield

Skagit, Scandi and poly-tip advice

How to read a river

20 crucial tips to put you onto fish


June 2020


Geoffrey Bucknall 1929-2020

The last of the great angling writers

Going for gold

Colin MacLeod recounts the capture of his 50th mullet of the season!

Cures for cabin fever

Survival tips for locked-down fly fishers

On the bench

Magnus Angus talks us through golden pheasant body feathers (Extra video on the App version)

In Hemingway's footsteps

An expedition to Papa's favourite river

After Covid-19

Where to go, flies to use... and when!

3,000 years of know-how

A fly design that's been fooling fish for 3,000 years

Isolation escapes

Books to read in lock-down

A PhD in the DHE

Deer-hair emerger masterclass

Happy as a pig in spate

Tie this Pot-belly for high water

Your river needs you!

A call-up for volunteer river fly monitors

Corry spinner

Intricate tying techniques for a popular Irish lough spinner


May 2020

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Chief of the Muddlers

Go-to salmon bob-fly

Mouse trapped!

Dapping with Mice on reservoirs


Lessons from the Bonefish school

On the bench

An in-depth look at Golden Pheasant heads

Crucial crucian clinches contest

Fly For Coarse 2019 winners announced

Big trout country

Charles Jardine is astounded

Final draw of the net?

Coastal, migratory fish and trout will benefit

Bring to the boil

A Pupa for the evening rise

It must be May!

Essential clues for success


Win a Snowbee Prestige Gold Reel!

A match made in Heaven

A story of catch-and-release

Tasmanian gold

World Champion, Howard Croston describes his last two sessions on river and lagoon


April 2020

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Bad weather Buzzer tips

How to beat the wind

Jigging dynamite

How to tie a better baitfish

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On the bench

An in-depth look at bucktail

Diving Ducks

Using CdC on heavyweight flies

Have you got the essentials?

8 crucial elements for success!


Win a Triangle Taper Premium Fly Line

Howard's way

World Champion's tips for tricky waters

Get a wiggle on

A fly that gets a wriggle when it wiggles

First up

Imitate the early emerging March brown

Thunderbirds are go

Tie this tube for high water

Sweet (and sour) release

What are the implications of compulsory catch-and-release

Taking the Mickey

The mouse is a hit on reservoirs


March 2020

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Hunt the margins

Mid-winter stalking for 'doubles'

It's hit the fan

How the dairy cow is ruining our rivers

Wester Ross silver-rush

Salmon sport in Torridon

Two ways on the Tone

Mixed sport in Somerset

Opening gambits

Keys to success on opening day

Salmonids on steroids

Fishing in glorious Greenland

Best in the world

Howard Croston's world-beating tactics and flies

The game is changing

Autumn auction reports and spring dates!

Green with envy

Saying "well done" through gritted teeth...

Snowshoe footsteps

How to tie superior dries


February 2020

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Let it snow!

Don't let cold weather put you off

Spider trap

Common spider imitations make sense!

Small flies, Big bass

Score in the sea with size 12 wets

Our lost smolts

Big problem close to home

2020 vision

12 New Year's Resolutions to help you improve!

Salty sea trout blues

Favourite patterns for migratory sea trout

Sugar coated sedge tactics

Fish pupae with a natural rise

Fly Tying 2020

Enter our novice only tying competition

Insch ticks the boxes

Revitalised Loch Insch

Leaping conclusions

Why do salmon jump?


Snowbee XS Roller travel bag in our easy to enter quiz


January 2020

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NEW! Fly tying competition

Tie your best fly to win prizes!

Bob's the job

No tail-wrap trouble for this ingenious fly

Take a stalk on the carp side

Stalking carp with fly imitations

Angling Club of the month

Draycote Flyfishers Association is a vibrant and welcoming angling club

The Irish spring

Changing salmon runs

Winter wisdom

Tips and flies for hot action in cold weather

Crushing the pink plague

Eradicating invasives

More Minkie business

Pin fry subtleties for success

Look! No Hook!

A pattern that shows a lot - but not everything!

Savory shrimp

Tasty tying secrets disclosed


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