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August 2016

In This Issue | August 2016

On sale Friday, July 8th, 2016, Only £3.60

  • King of the Jungle

    Deep in the Malaysian rainforest lurks the fearsome snakehead ... and the man who catches them!

  • Angling Club of the Month

    Meet August's Daiwa Angling Club of the Month... the Vale of Clwyd Angling Club!

  • Sea-side sea trout

    Editor Mark Bowler says there's exhilarating sport to be found off the UK coastline

  • Iron feather

    Oliver Edwards uses CdC to imitate the iron blue dun

  • The Angel of Draycote

    ... because he has a tie for the notorious jelly fry

  • Coming to a beach near you

    Colin Macleod tackles his first 'bass blitz' of the season

  • Summertime blue

    Johan Put reveals an ingenious imitative Adult Damsel for hot summer days

  • Reels n' wheels

    Head for the Isle of Man TT! TT? Tremendous Trouting, of course!

  • The universal provider

    Mick Huffer demonstrates how to tie an effective low-water pattern for both sea trout and grilse

  • Win a custom-built sea trout rod!

    We have an Alan Riddell rod to give away in our August quiz!

  • The Usual Suspects

    All your usual favourites, including: Magnus' reviews, Neil Patterson, Chris Sandford, Dave Wiltshire and much, much more!

More News


Salmon producer proposes farming inside cargo ships | 07.07.16

Marine Harvest floats the idea of farming salmon inside cargo ships in order to meet tough regulations

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Serious risk of “total bass stock collapse” | 06.07.16

Angling groups have warned EU and UK fisheries ministers to ban bass netting or face stock consequences

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Pollution incident kills hundreds of fish on the afon Llynfi | 05.07.16

Hundreds of fish have been killed by an incident of pollution on the afon Llynfi, occurring last Saturday, July 2, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has confirmed.

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New rod licence funding initiative launched | 05.07.16

A share of £200,000 fund is available to help clubs and individuals manage fish predation and to improve access to fisheries

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UK Game Fair cancelled at 11th hour | 23.06.16

The fair has lent its backing to competing event ‘The Game Fair’

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Good news for Iceland’s River Svarta | 17.06.16

Permission to build a hydro power station on 'the unique' River Svarta in Iceland has been withdrawn by a key landowner

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Happy World Fish Migration Day! | 20.05.16

Saturday May 21 is World Fish Migration Day, with events organised by NRW taking place across Wales

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More Blogs

Latest Blog Entries

Mark Bowler
Mark Bowler | The fickleness of sea trout | 21.07.16

How can consecutive nights on the same beat be so different? Mark Bowler doesn't know, and he doesn't think sea trout do either!

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Malcolm Greenhalgh
Malcolm Greenhalgh | Rain on…rain off | 01.07.16

Malcolm Greenhalgh enjoys a good month of fishing in June, albeit both a very wet one... and a very dry one too!

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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 | Take a Walk Off The Wild Side | 19.07.16

"Fishing’s all about enjoyment for me, I love roaming the wild uplands, crawling through the overgrown river banks chasing rising fish, just as much as I love drifting in a boat or bobbing along in my float tube."

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The Damp Angler
The Damp Angler | Fishing: the most exquisite torture | 22.07.16

A very dry period in the north-east means the Damp Angler has to resort to low water tactics and lightweight gear

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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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