6 Browns of Brittany
Peter Gathercole samples the delights of Brittany’s wild brown trout fishing
12 Delicate artistry
How a light approach can be used to catch on reservoirs in a flat calm
18 Go west
We visit a fishery that offers a four-fish limit bag of specimen fish for just £40!
24 Clatto Fishery
Jeff Prest teams up with a local angler to learn about a water with a very interesting past!
29 Dry wets?
Iain Barr reveals a novel method of fishing wet flies at Carsington Water in Derbyshire
36 Don’t fear an east wind
Mike Thrussell visits a North Wales fishery to prove it is possible to find success in adverse conditions
40 Drift to fresh fish
Fishing fresh, unfished water is the key to success at in-form Farmoor Reservoir
The life-cycle and top imitations
WHERE TO FISH
51 UK waters
Four cracking stillwaters to visit this month
54 Spotlight on...
Loch Leven and its summer hotspots
56 Bones in shallow seas
Matt Harris wades the warm, clear waters of the Bahamas in search of trophy bonefish
62 Advice squad
TF’s experts answer your questions on tangle-free drifts, lines for deep water and tapered leaders
66 How to...
Paul Procter’s guide to picking the right lure colour
70 Snowbee advice
Tips on picking the right sinking fly-line
71 The Kicking Caddis
Peter Gathercole creates a summer Sedge pattern with bags of movement
74 Flybox fillers
Russ Symons ties a Silver Cormorant, the perfect fry imitation all season long
Peter Gathercole judges your emerger patterns and sets a new fly-tying challenge
83 New gear
Hodgman wading boots, Airflo Airlite V2 rod and Snowbee sink-tip fly-lines are reviewed
A look at Sybai’s fine synthetic dubbing, Neon Hackle from Flybox and the Stonfo tool bar
OPINION & NEWS
Bumper news section revealing all that’s going on in the trout fishing world
How a trip down memory lane does our contributor a world of good
Trout Fisherman readers have their say
This month’s badge winners plus your latest catch photographs from around the country
103 Book reviews
Two more fishing publications get the Jeff Prest treatment
106 Wading in
Jeff Prest is surprised when parking the boat for lunch becomes an event in itself
46 Subscription offer
Get the next 3 issues of Trout Fisherman magazine delivered to your door for only £3!
90 Reader offer
An easy-to-cast Greys GR10 fly rod can be yours for just £40.