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 Your first
Readers share stories of their fly-fishing ‘firsts’
8 Go with the flow
Steve Cullen’s indepth guide to fish location on rivers during low water
15 Start salmon fishing
Jeff Prest visits the ideal place to begin – the Dunkeld House Hotel beat on the River Tay
20 Grafham on form
After a dull 2018 season, the Cambridgeshire venue is back on form, as Iain Barr discovers
Jeff Prest learns about autumn tactics at this Scottish small water
30 Fry feeders
Russ Symons tackles the hungry rainbows at his local Wimbleball Reservoir
34 All hell breaks loose
Peter Cockwill puts stalking tactics to the test at clear water Chalk Springs fishery
40 Fry-feeder set-ups
Reservoir ace Rob Edmunds selects his top four set-ups for late season fry-feeders
42 Mobile fry patterns
Phil Dixon picks his favourite six from the Fastmail collection
WHERE TO FISH
47 UK waters
Details of three top trout fisheries from around the country to visit this month
50 Spotlight on...
Late autumn bank and boat hotspots, tactics and flies for Rutland Water
52 Snook on the fly in Belize
Tempting these hard-fighting fish from line-breaking snags is an experience you’ll never forget!
58 Advice squad
TF’s experts answer your questions on feeding depths and match fishing
62 How to...
Understand rivers with expert Paul Procter
67 The Popper Minkie
Follow Peter Gathercole’s step-by-step
70 Flybox fillers
Russ Symons ties a Quill Emerger
Peter Gathercole judges your wet and nymph-style Corixa entries and sets a new challenge
79 Gear on test
Robbie Winram reviews new rods, leader material, a waterproof jacket and more...
83 Fly-tying products
Synthetic tapered biots plus two useful tools
OPINIONS & NEWS
46 Catch memories
Dave Malpas recalls an incredible salmon session!
Latest news on the trout scene plus match results and interviews
Looking back at the pressure of producing the goods while on feature days for TF
Trout Fisherman readers have their say
90 Iain Barr
A quick rule change moan before sharing fry feeding tactics
Are you among this month’s badge winners?
98 Wading in
Jeff Prest recalls his memories of the late great Bob Church
73 Subscription offer
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78 Reader offer
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