September 2005


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10 big trout tips

Don't leave it all to Lady Luck - John Goddard gives us his 10 top tips to catching the big specimens.

A Frog in the throat

The Frog Fly is the piscatorial equivalent of a dinner bell to a pike, says Mark Bowler, who finds Gordon Mackenzie's Floating Frog to be a fun fly to tie and an exciting way to tempt pike from shallow water on a hot day.

A Proper steal

Peter Hayes borrows some ideas to construct a pattern which imitates the hatched dun sitting up on the surface.

An Orkney saga

The Orkney Angling Club celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. Allan Liddle travelled north to take part.

Cambrian's rich pickings

Drama, pathos, majestic beauty . . . if you haven't fished Llyn Clywedog before, you simply must. Charles Jardine reports.

Damsels in distress? Not a bit of it

Today, sisters really are doing it for themselves. FF&FT looks at some women hoping to level the piscatorial playing field further and make fly-fishing more of an equal-opportunity endeavour.

Harvest festival time

Bev Perkins looks forward to the winds of September when corixa are blown onto the reservoirs.

Judge's report

Magnus Angus summarises the quality of fly-tying skills submitted to the 2004-05 Fly-tying League. All the winners are listed, round by round.

Pining for the fjords

Fed up with the slog of salmon fishing in the UK? Magnus Angus discovers the delights of salmon fishing in Norway.

September stand-bys

Duncan Egan covers all eventualities as he selects his three favourite salmon patterns for the final, most prolific weeks of the season.

Textbook Tying

In his latest instalment, Mick Huffer introduces a new - and excellent - saltwater shrimp imitation.

The big Daddy experiment

Malcolm Greenhalgh tested different Daddy-long-legs. Find out which one had the best fish-catching properties.

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