Trout in the towns
Trout fisheries aren’t always out in the countryside – there’s some incredible fishing to be had right on your doorstep
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Iain Barr’s tactics for tackling medium-sized waters during early season
When does a fly stop working?
Never! Even lying right on the lake bed, the right fly can still do a job for you...
Fred Bainbridge ditches the nymphs for glitter and gold at Stocks Reservoir
The heavy metal mob
Steve Cullen adopts heavy nymphing techniques to catch grayling all through winter
Early season Buzzers
Small stillwater expert Peter Cockwill shows how to catch buzzer-feeders in March
Top anglers reveal their latest tyings
WHERE TO FISH
We highlight four venues worth a visit this month
Lancashire’s Stocks Reservoir
Call of the wild
The world’s best browns are just a £50 flight away, as Matt Harris discovers...
TF’s panel of experts answer your questions on subsurface tactics, leaders and fly selections
Detect takes when fishing nymphs
Red Holo Buzzer
Peter Gathercole ties a cracking early-season Buzzer pattern
Make some ‘noise’ with a rubber-legged Purple Peril
Results of the early season heavyweight Buzzer challenge
The latest gear reviews including Hardy’s Marquis LWT reel
Robbie Winram looks at the new Stillwater Magnus vice, North Country silks and Micro Fibre fritz
OPINION & NEWS
The London Fly Fair, your free Fishing TV card and what’s new on the trout scene
Brexit – what does it mean for you?
Trout Fisherman readers have their say
Two more publications get the Jeff Prest treatment
Peter Cockwill ruffles a few feathers...again. It’s all opinion folks!
Are you amongst the new season’s badge winners
Iain Barr remembers Ian Greenwood and comments on the state of UK match fishing
Jeff Prest on the latest scientific contribution to whether fish feel pain