Belt and braces
Trout teeth ruin a fly. Bob Wyatt suggests how to make your flies last longer
Allan Liddle has adapted a favourite, traditional bob fly to be fished static as a dry fly for brownies
Dry fly in the snow
John Tyzack had a magical time springtime stonefly fishing in Finland
Get on stream!
Attack the river, US-style: "the takes are like being hit by a sizeable sandbag pulsing with an electric charge"
Grin and bear it!
Malcolm Greenhalgh is philisophical about the contrasts between great fishing and poor fishing
In the deep mid-winter
For the winter stillwater angler, Malcolm Anderson offers a selection of his deadly patterns
In the shadows of dinosaurs
Peter Lapsley explores the amazing entomology collection housed in the Natural History Museum in London
Shrimps on an even keel
Jimmy Younger stumbled on a way of ensuring his single and double-hooked Shrimp flies swim on an even keel
The little tip you can't ignore
The midge-tip was THE innovation of 2005. Stan Headley explains their magic and shows how to make one
The Silver Invicta Spider
Mick Huffer shows how you can adapt an all-time favourite pattern, so it can be fished slower and more enticingly
Time for a Scooby snack
Zoiks! Dave Westthorp ties useful flies with the latest kids' craze
Exciting pike sport is still possible at this time of year. Rudy van Duijnhoven explains how to entice one to grab your streamer