TROUT FISHERMAN MAGAZINE
Trout Fisherman magazine is the first port of call for those wishing to enter the world of fly fishing and then develop their skills. Well written, easy to follow articles make expert advice palatable for the masses with the latest flies, fishing techniques and fishing tackle showcased. If you’re into still-water fly fishing,Trout Fisherman magazine is a must read, comprehensively covering techniques to catch even more fish, with detailed, informative and friendly advice.
6 Esthwaite goes native
Paul Procter samples sport at Esthwaite which has gone ‘brown trout only’
12 Avoiding group-think
Phil Dixon suggests what to do when trout have seen the same old flies
18 Too many set-ups?
Nick Hart reminds us not to spend too much time changing tactics
24 Eyebrook’s new buzz
Iain Barr enjoys a cracking Buzzer session at an
in-form Eyebrook Reservoir
30 Two simple ways to catch
Try these easy set-ups and catch your first fish!
36 Buzzer evolution
Peter Cockwill examines how buzzer imitations have changed over the last 40 years
40 Deadly new Snakes
Rob Edmunds explains why anglers need a selection of Snake lures in their armoury
Hatch facts and top imitations for you to try out this season
WHERE TO FISH
51 UK waters
Five fisheries from Cornwall to Ayrshire to visit this month
54 Spotlight on...
Llyn Brenig – a guide to the mid summer hotspots for boat and bank
56 San Juan lagoons
Dave Lewis and friends hunt for tarpon in the shadow of a bustling city
62 Advice squad
TF’s panel of experts answer your questions on Buzzer fishing, knots and beads
66 How to...
Get the best from your hooks
69 New series: Snowbee advice
Simon Kidd on how to choose a floating line
71 How to tie a Damsel Nymph
Peter Gathercole provides a tying sequence
74 Flybox fillers
Russ Symons ties an Olive Cruncher
Peter Gathercole judges your Damsel Nymph patterns and sets a new tying challenge
83 New gear
Latest gear reviews including Scierra’s Memento rods and Hodgman jackets
90 Fly-tying gear
Robbie Winram looks at ostrich plumes, hair patches and a new UV-cure resin
OPINION & NEWS
All the latest “happenings” on the trout scene
Highlighting the “sod’s laws” of fly fishing
Trout Fisherman readers have their say
This month’s badge winners plus a gallery of your latest catch pictures
103 Match news
Iain Barr comments on the current match scene
106 Wading in
Jeff Prest on the idea of hookless flies!
48 Subscription offer
Subscribe to Trout Fisherman magazine this month and receive a competition fly case
88 Reader offer
A Storafly fly box and 200 assorted flies for only £29.99 – save £148!