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 Cane is still able
Andy Parker has fun with 6ft cane rods
12 Faster, bigger, stronger
Craig Barr enjoys the best action he’s ever had late season at Grafham Water
19 New tricks!
Jonathan Tomlinson and Ben Beckwith sample new flies for big fish at Lechlade
24 The power of 2
Russ Symons has a two-fly set up that works well for him during late season
28 Egging them on
One of Burns Fishery’s regulars explains how Egg Flies work so well during winter
34 The down & dirty dozen
TF reveals 12 of the most popular lures used today and five readers can win the lot!
38 Advice squad
Our panel of experts answer your questions on the washing-line, Snakes, rod actions and more...
42 How to...
Paul Procter on fishing a rising river
WHERE TO FISH
47 UK waters
Latest information on Bank House, Knitsley Mill, Achagour and White House Mill fisheries
50 Spotlight on...
Winter hotspots for Pitsford Reservoir
52 Avington rises again
Avington gets new management and is back on track after a bit of a lull by its own high standards
53 In hot water
Steve Cullen heads off to Iceland’s River Varma in search of big brown trout
61 Tie a simple lure
Follow Peter Gathercole’s fly-tying sequence and get catching!
Your wet fly patterns are judged by Peter Gathercole who also sets a new tying challenge
68 Flybox fillers
How to tie a Yellow Deer Hair pattern
71 New gear
Robbie Winram reviews the latest gear including rods, clothing and luggage
76 Tippet rings
Russ Symons explains his fly line to leader connection
78 Fly-tying products
Travel vice, Straggle String selections and deer hair
OPINION & NEWS
What’s new on the trout scene, plus Scottish news
The future of Chew Valley Lake
Trout Fisherman readers have their say
86 Read on the fly
Two more publications under the spotlight
All about exotic pheasants and feathers for tyers
This month’s badge winners and catch pictures
92 Match news
Anglers World Holiday Individual Final
94 Iain Barr
The World Bank Masters and a Rutland double
98 Wading in
Why we will never swear by just one fly
46 Reader offer
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60 Reader competition
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