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December 2019

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Innovator in a deerstalker

The life of Bob Church

Seaside therapy

Luck and happiness with mullet and bass

Shrimp with the golden touch

A shrimp pattern with late-season appeal and mobility

The unsinkables

CdC in depth

Suspended animation

Spectacular and productive way to tackle fry-feeding trout

Battlers of Jutland

The salmon river that is bucking the trend

Two sides of the Rockies

Nymphing and dry fly tips from the USA

A man may fish

Meet Angling Ttrust CEO Jamie Cook

Young Blood

Six ways to get younger people involved in fly fishing

Fighting vikings

Awesome brown trout fishing


November 2019

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Make mine a double

A wee double can be a game changer. Mark Bowler reveals why

The trout whisperer's dry fly

A fly originating in South Africa is conquering streams worldwide

The partridge family

Soft hackle patterns for maximum mobility

Friends reunited

Saltwater sessions

Salmon on the rubber duck

Adding life to the sunray shadow

Record Breaker

Tie the fly that seduced Britain's biggest grayling

Pitsford Wizard

Magic tips, flies and tactics

Looking for a needle

Autumn stonefly tactics and patterns


A Nivalis jacket to keep you cosy

Ticket to trout trophy land

Right to roam on 12 miles of the Deveron

Is stocking the answer?

Malcolm Greenhalgh looks at the facts


Stacking sorted


October 2019

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West to East

This shrimp had origins on the Isle of Lewis but has migrated well throughout Scotland to the rivers of the east

Sandford's Creel

Chris Sandford documents the £400,000 spring vintage tackle auctions, and looks forward to the autumn ones

Autumn low down

22 gilt-edged tips for low autumn rivers from Roman Moser

October rainbows

Now is the time to target the biggest, fittest, fully finned and naturalised rainbow trout

Angling's pet hate

Investigating the problems and routes to a solution for fishery managers affected by the cormorant

King of the flats

Fishing the remote south coast of Cuba from a mothership

Cut and blend

Magnus Angus reviews an easy going dubbing rake

A man may fish

Meet underwater film-maker, Jack Perks

Lovely bubbly!

The champagne fizz of a reservoir's aerators is often a trout magnet, here's how to tackle fishing them

A proper fly

Magnus Angus reviews Mousey McMouseface - yes, really...

El slam

Colin MacLeod aims to achieve a mullet grand slam in one day

Caddis de Leon

Getting the most out of one Coq de Leon feather


September 2019

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Seeds of success

Improving catch rates for deep lying mullet

Salmon pep-talk

13 ways to improve your salmon fishing chances

September harvest

September brings naturalised resident rainbows to the surface of the reservoirs


Win! Costa Del Mar sunglasses worth £279 up for grabs!

Angling club of the month

Cotswold Fly Fishers

Summon up summer action

An egg laying Caddis pattern to activate trout and grayling

What? No hatch?

How a dry fly can be used to persuade river or stillwater trout to the surface

Hill lochs by the book

Putting guides to the north west of Scotland's hill lochs to the test

Late Corrib

Enjoy great September sport on Corrib from a boat

Guide's top trio

Three simple flies that always 'pull the rabbit out of the hat'


August 2019

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Early risers

The pressure was on to catch an early mullet!

August approaches

Flies and tactics to enjoy high-summer action on the lakes

Nature's way with summer carp

No bread or biscuits required!

Spot the shrimp

Andy Saunders demonstrates how to tie his Parasitised Shrimp, designed by nature to attract trout

The changing face of Scottish wild trouting

Is a change in attitude causing a significant improvement in the quality of Scotland's brownies?

Angling club of the month

Dulverton Angling Association offers a summer escape

Seeing the ultralite

Scaling down to increase the fun and efficacy!

Send for the Grenadiers!

Dr Bell's age-old fly and its variants are dynamite on our reservoirs

What's my line?

Negotiating the minefield of different salmon fly line profiles

Prize from the rise

Its not all about tying on the correct fly - it's about where you cast it


Win a mackenzie NX1 rod

Jim Jam's Genius

A reed smut imitation that ain't half effective


July 2019

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Just what the doctor ordered

Dr Tom Sutcliffe's superb all-rounder

Go wild in west Wales

11 lakes, one river: £20

Take the high road

Top of the water sport in the hills

Affordable Norway

Summer-holiday salmon

Exotic dish of the day

The things wild trout eat!

Top cat

How the big cat was tamed

Crostons incredi-larva

Tie Howard's summer 'change fly'

Gravel pit guide

How to fish these insect rich waters

Let drops become rivers

What's going on in salmon cages?

Tackle bag

Magnus Angus reviews the latest products to hit the fly fishing market


A TT line of your choice is this month's quiz prize!


June 2019

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Low water stitch up

Sea trout on a sewing needle

Springer on a treble chance

A three-pronged attack on the Munster Blackwater

Clever Caddis

Picking the winning pattern

At the competitive edge

Setting up for competition on Blagdon

...And God created June

Dramatic angling for hill trout

River Monster

Jeremy Wade's 10-inch trout

Croston's choice

Howard's alternative to the Gold-head Nymph

Tackle Bag

Rods, boots ...and more on test!

Catch the Arlington express

Don't miss the boat!

Cast better for less

Expert tips for improving distance and accuracy

Angling club of the month

Meet the friendly Wylye Fly Fishing Club - offering chalkstream fishing without the rock star prices


May 2019

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Blowin' in the wind

Exciting modern fly adaptations for dapping on the reservoirs

One cast, make it a good one

Reflection on the autumn Salmon Schools

Special teams

Wild trout fly teams for bank and boat


Win a Mackenzie Phased Density 5 shooting head line

Hanging on the line

Tactics and flies for trout showing at the surface

Angling club of the month

A club with 18 miles of river fishing in the Yorkshire Dales up its sleeve!

Attract and decieve

Viggo Larsson demonstrates his deadly Flash-back PTN

Banking on Bewl

Charles Jardine fishes Bewl with Bob Goble

Fly Tying 2019

The Novice entries are judged!

Polished Performer

Phillippa Hake ties a 'must have' fly


April 2019

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A sedge for today

A pattern to try from April to October

D-I-Y Corrib

Techniques, flies and secret bays

Important points

Things you should know about hooks

Blowing in the wind

Dapping the reservoirs


Magnus Angus tests the Mackenzie graphene single-hander

Trick or treat

An extraordinary mullet season!

A trick of the hackle

A fly to excite curiosity in trout

Chub grub

Tiny Clouser style patterns for chub

Canal triumph

Winners in the 2018 Fly for Coarse challenge

Fly Tying Competition

First round winners!


A Scottie Rotary vice

All gain no pain

Add distance to your Spey cast without straining your muscles

Where it all began

A river which echoes the first records of fishing with a fly


March 2019

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Come hell or high water

Tie the perfect Nymph for fishing the edges of stirred up water and using at last light

Dap the Fandango

Neil Patterson's extraordinary dapping Damsel

I'm a chub - get me out of here

Testing sport in a chub-infested jungle...

Afloat in Assynt

Drifting the wild lochs

A Dorset-shire diamond

Pete Buckey uses a special fly and technique to land a memorable grayling

Dartmoor escape

Spring breaks in the West Country

2018 - the year of the Micro fly

Dave Southall's season was saved by fishing tiny flies, he urges readers to do the same

Fly Tying 2019

Tie us your best Cadis imitation to win a Vision Nymphmaniac rod!

Angling club of the month

Speymouth Angling Association

50 Not Out

Colin MacLeod captures his 50th mullet of the season and reports on The Salt 2018

Rat catcher

Irish salmon and sea trout favourite


Win an Orvis Pro vest in our easy-to-enter quiz!


February 2019

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A helping hand

How hand-lining can save a salmon fishing day


Barrio Switch 6/7 line

Off the beaten track

Perfect decompression in Assynt

Angel of the north

Modern Tay springer pattern

A vintage claret

Tying and fishing the Claret Pennell

Avington charmer

Charles Jardine returns to the lakes, armed with a small-water secret from Devon

French dressing

A top nymph for fishing with French leader, Euro-nymph or Klink'n' Dink on rivers

Snooping on snook

The next best thing to stalking bonefish is right under your feet - and free!

Nudge, nudge

Add standout to standard patterns

£324,000 in September

Chris Sandford charts the latest rises in the vintage tackle boon

Don't neglect the old flies

There are some patterns which should always be in your box


Magnus Angus reviews UV resins and a genetic cape

When wet becomes dry

An upwing fly specifically designed to move at the surface


January 2019

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Into the red zone

An Irish top-dropper pattern with a deadly touch of scarlet

Spate river secrets

Top tips from the salmon gurus

'D' for 'Deadly'

A filing system for cataloguing favourite patterns

Christmas cracker

Crack our Quizword to win handcrafted prizes from Hillditch Wood Design

World classes

Howard Croston continues to explain his World Championship tactics

Last gasp at Wimbleball

Making a late season cast at Wimbleball

Fly-tying 2019

New fly-tying competition launched. Enter to win superb prizes. Sponsored by The Angler's Lodge at Jubilee Lakes

Star-spangled future

How a sewing shop can be a life changing destination

Tackle Bag

The latest gear is reviewed by Magnus Angus

Land of the rising trout

Brian Cooper fishes in the hills north-east of Tokyo

Scraping the bottom

Adopt a simple technique to fish deep


A mains powered UV-cure lamp and resin and a razor trimmer are tested by Magnus Angus

Dead or alive

Tie a Caddis to cover adult and emerger stages


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