August 2005

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Beating the summertime blues

When damselflies hatch, Bev Perkins turns to his top dropper.

Emerging truth

EXCLUSIVE! - What's really going on down there? Bob Wyatt sees the trout's perspective with the underwater insect photography of Takashi Yoshida.

Getting the measure of rods

FF&FT rod reviewer Magnus Angus uses a common cents method to quantify rod actions and stiffness.

Harperrig resurrected

Local landowners have taken over a brown trout haven near Edinburgh. Drew Jamieson tells you what to expect.

Majoring on the minor

Peter Lapsley takes us through the nuances of nymph fishing on the chalkstreams and suggests some patterns.

Murrough minefield

When he seeks total trout commitment, Irish angler Jim Seymour goes out at night.

Peaty perfection

Malcolm Greenhalgh uncovers some grilse patterns for fishing Ireland's salmon spate rivers and gives a nod to Col. Robert Venables.

Residential candidates

Don't frighten them, induce them. George Barron has some special variants for those summer 'residents'.

Sending out an SOS

When trout refuse to co-operate, Peter Hayes turns to this fly for dire emergencies.

Stock out of control

Should we be concerned about stocking wild trout in wild waters? Stan Headley reports.

Textbook Tying

In his latest instalment, Mick Huffer ties a tiny Goldhead pattern

The curious fly tyer - No. 19

Gone fishin' . . . Bill Logan writes from Montana.

The return of the King

Pat O'Reilly charts the return to glory of Cardiff's River Taff.

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