6 Glass fibre rods
David Felce raves about glass fibre rods while on holiday in Spain fly-fishing for carp
12 Dries under your feet
Iain Barr crouches down and flicks small dry flies out to shrimp feeders at Rutland
18 Feel over sight!
One angler’s opinion that indicators are no match for ‘feel’ when fishing
24 Hoppers at any depth
Gareth Jones fishes a traditional dry fly on a sinking line at Eyebrook!
29 Autumn set-ups
Four top fly combinations
34 Growth industry
How fisheries and anglers can deal with weed
36 Fish the weedbeds
Catch trout feeding on snails, corixa and sticklebacks
38 Flymasters champion
Jeffrey Prest meets a top fly-tyer at Aldin Grange fishery to discuss all things fishy!
WHERE TO FISH
43 UK waters
Three top trout fisheries to visit this month
45 Born again
There are some big changes afoot at Ravensnest fishery in South Wales. Peter Cockwill investigates
50 Spotlight on...
Llyn Trawsfynydd in North Wales
52 Start fly-fishing at Meon
A friendly place to start down south
54 Advice squad
TF’s panel of experts answer your questions
58 How to...
Paul Procter’s top tips on fishing with nymphs
63 Perch Zonker
Peter Gathercole ties a killer fry pattern for the back end of the season
66 Flybox fillers
Step-by step to an easy-to-tie Black Pinfry
70 Fastmail flies
Six more autumn patterns described by England’s Phil Dixon
Peter Gathercole judges your fry imitations and sets a new fly-tying challenge
77 New gear
Robbie Winram looks at the latest gear including Cortland rods and Vision waders
82 Fly-tying products
New hooks from Ahrex, plus Neon Hackle, Bugger Bou and holographic tinsel
OPINIONS & NEWS
Latest from the trout scene
87 Are line weights correct?
Clearing the confusion around line ratings. They’re not always correct it seems
Trout Fisherman readers have their say
Are you among this month’s badge winners?
94 Book reviews
Two more books get the Jeff Prest treatment
95 Iain Barr
Why this could be a terrific late season
98 Wading in
Jeff Prest describes his journey to find the ultimate wet weather gear – with hilarious consequences!
42 Cortland tools offer
FREE Cortland zinger, line clippers and tippet retainer worth £7.97 (just pay postage)
62 Rod & reel offer
Buy a Greys GR10 rod and get a FREE Stillwater cassette reel
76 Subscription offer
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