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Flyfishing & Fly Tying April issue

In This Issue | April 2017

On sale Friday, March 10th, 2017, Only £3.60

  • A little ray of sunshine

    On a difficult day Mick Huffer explains why he turns to the Olive Sun Nymph when conditions get bright

  • Setting the modern booby trap

    Charles Jardine gets an update on Booby fishing from Farmoor regular Jim Longmore

  • Beat the wind

    Dave Southall says a windy day can make for superb fishing, provided you can cope

  • The MacMay happy meal

    Neil Patterson introduces a tasty Mayfly pattern

  • The full pint

    Tony Richards recounts a meeting with a huge Seychelles milkfish

  • 6 Key anchormen

    Allan Liddle considers flies for the crucial role at the tail end of the wet-fly cast

  • Dressing for G-Day

    Oliver Edwards equips us with a fly pattern for every stage of the grannom hatch

  • Waste not, want not

    Malcolm Greenhalgh looks into the legalities and practicalities of using fur and feather from road-kill

  • On your bike!

    Anthony Glasgow saves hours of walking to remote waters by getting on his mountain bike

  • Sea trout Charmer

    Dai Jones demonstrates his Snake fly pattern which is deadly in all conditions

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Fly Tying League 2016-17 Round Two results | 23.03.17

Placings for the second round of the 2016-17 Fly Tying League - Open and Novice categories

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Fly Tying League 2016-17 Round One results | 22.02.17

Placings for the first round of the 2016-17 Fly Tying League - Open and Novice categories

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Scotland rules out rod licence | 03.02.17

Environment secretary keen to shield anglers from increased costs arising from Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill

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Jo Stephenson to open Teith at Stirling | 27.01.17

BBC Big Fish contestant will open the salmon season on Stirling's river Teith on February 1

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Teifi devastated by slurry pollution | 22.12.16

Over 1,000 dead salmon, sea trout and brown trout seen over seven miles of river

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Sainsbury’s and the Co-Op challenged over “responsibly sourced” salmon | 14.12.16

Supermarkets "failing to live up to their mantras" over lice-infestations

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Petition to stop bass netting grows | 08.12.16

11,000 sign in support of the EU Commission proposals for 2017 to protect bass stocks... but time is running out

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Latest Blog Entries

Mark Bowler
Mark Bowler | Sea lice ‘epidemic’ affects NASDAQ index | 31.01.17

Out-of-control sea-lice infestation of Scottish and Norwegian farmed salmon causes price-hike felt all over the world

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Malcolm Greenhalgh
Malcolm Greenhalgh | A life-changing experience | 24.03.17

Malcolm Greenhalgh is forced to change clubs and seek fishing on a new sections of rivers

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David Wolsoncroft-Dodds
David Wolsoncroft-Dodds | Batten down the hatches | 15.12.15

For someone who earns their living as a guide, November and December's weather has been very tough.

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Allan Liddle
Allan Liddle | 2017 season arrives at last | 21.03.17

Allan Liddle says that Scotland has never been a better place to catch a trophy trout

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The Damp Angler
The Damp Angler | Glory at Grassholme | 11.11.16

Fruitless visits to the Co Durham rainbow trout water of Grassholme culminated in late-season joy with a carefully presented Orange Fritz Booby

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Charles Jardine
Charles Jardine | Stuff and Nonsense | 01.10.15

"Why can’t people just celebrate going fishing?" Charles Jardine rallies against, what he believes, is a type of 'fishing snobbery'

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