Allan Liddle

1112, 2023

In praise of the white-hackled wet fly

By |11.12.23|

Dave  Heseltine's Smoky Joe has already inspired a number of white-hackled wet fly variants White-hackled wets: (from left) Smoky Joe and white-hackled ...

1406, 2023

Dry fly at night for trout

By |14.06.23|

Heading out for trout after 9pm to fish dry flies in the gloaming Scottish trout come alive after 9pm on a warm ...

1905, 2023

Keep ’em clean

By |19.05.23|

Keep those fly lines clean for slicker, easier casting Regular cleaning of the line will preserve it, and make casting a joy ...

2608, 2022

Beating the hot weather

By |26.08.22|

When summer temperatures rise, head for higher, deeper, larger lochs Good brown trout from the float-tube over deep water. With ...

1504, 2022

A wedding in waders

By |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 ...

402, 2022

Olive Comparadun

By |04.02.22|

Using and dressing a 'go to', buoyant and durable dry fly pattern A durable, buoyant and reliable dry fly Olive ...

2610, 2021

Depth at the double

By |26.10.21|

When you want to fish the fly deep in fast flows and white water, the a double-beaded Nymph is sometimes the only way to ...