April 2006


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Arresting April runners

The spring salmon fishing is warming up and Bill Drury offers his preferred flies, and a technique honed in Russia

Combating the dreaded flat calm

a double-tapered line and a haul on the forward movement of your cast will help you deal with a flat calm, says Charles Jardine

Doyen of Donegal

John Todd profiles John McLaughlin – a forward-thinking and innovative salmon fly tyer

Driven to a Frenzy

David Grove discusses the tactics behind great sport fishing for tiger fish on the majestic Zambezi

French kissing – their ways with a dry fly

Charles Jardine describes how the French fish a dry fly on a very long braided or tapered leader

Jack Frost

This is one mini lure which has stood the test of time. Mick Huffer shows us how to tie it and uses it from the first day of the season

Sheer perfection

Paul Whillock's astonishing flies were once apprehended by Customs officials! Peter Lapsley talks to this remarkable fly tyer

Take it to the limit

Fish are feeding deep on small buzzers and right on the edge of your casting range. Mick Huffer has the answer …

The curious fly tyer – No.27

Ted Patlen is one of the most outstanding anglers Bill Logan knows. His fly box is a revelation, says Bill

The hole approach

Visiting UK anglers have made their influence felt on Lough Corrib, says George Barron, who says imitative Buzzer techniques are proving hugely successful

The sacrificial tail fly

Stan Headley explains how to get the best from your early season Midge tactics

To stock or not to stock?

Just what is the best way to manage UK trout rivers? John Tyzack uses the Haddon Estate on the Derbyshire Wye as a case study and finds its new no stock, catch-and-release policy has much to commend it

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