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THE APPRENTICE Hywel Morgan takes his apprentice down to a reservoir in Port Talbot and teaches him the art of shooting heads.
NEWS TFF takes a peek at all that’s happening in the world of fl y fishing.
POSTBAG Want to share your views, opinions and ideas? Or are you looking for the chance to get something that’s been bothering you off your chest? Drop us a line.
SACRAMENTO STRIPERS Charlie Abrahams is a very lucky man; discover how he managed to land a whopping striped bass on his reservoir kit!
HATCH, MATCH, CATCH With the weather hotting up, so does insect activity. One of the first terrestrials to make an appearance on our waters is the hawthorn.Make the most of it.
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JOHN BAILEY MEETS. . . John Bailey meets Simon Cooper for a chat and finds out how all of us can benefitfrom this pioneer who secured some seriously impressive river fi shing for everyone.
CJ’S SECRETS OF. . . Colour is a major factor when it comes to fishing and fish.Charles takes an in-depth look at the subject and discovers a little bit more than you’d think.
BIG BLACK BUZZERS Steve Carew – our man at Fulling Mill – gives us a look at some seriously effective buzzer patterns that will make a difference to your fishing this year.
ASK THE PANEL We’veassembled some of the most knowledgeable anglers out there to answer all your fi shing-related questions, so ask aquestion.
KEEP IT SIMPLE SIMON Think you’re up to speed with fishing the indicator? Think again,as Simon Kidd delves a little deeper and makes the most of this kind of fishing.
RIG OF THE MONTH Hill lochs and upland waters will really start to come into their own at this time of year. With this rig you’ll capitalise on the sport.
£2,000 SCIERRA COMPETITION With the help of those good guysat Scierra we’ve managed to secure £2,000 worthof awesome wading gear. Make sure you enter to be in with a chance.
TYING GENIUS? Weget to grips with flytyer extraordinaire Arthur Wilkie as he shows us some of the fliesthat he expects to be big in 2008.
£1,000 SHARPE’S COMPETITION Thanks to Sharpe’s we haveagrand’s worth of top-notch flyrods to give away in this excellent competition.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE Have you been fortunate enough to land a very special fish recently? Enter this fantastic competition and you could win some great prizes, courtesy of Snowbee.
THE FIVE-MINUTE INTERVIEW Wepresent Barry Unwin of Fulling Mill – the man who brought flies to the masses.
MY SEASON Charles takes a look at the past through some rosetinted glasses as he searches for some pristine rainbow trout in the clear waters of Rockbourne Trout Fishery.
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CLASSIC WATERS Lough Currane is a place where sea trout rule the roost.Ron Holloway tells the story of this fantastic venue.
RATED OR SLATED? The TFF team heads to Chalk Springs in West Sussex to see if the place is as popular early in the season as it is in the summer.
THIS MONTH WE’VE FISHED. . . Pick up hot tips for days out and avoid disappointment.Contributors and readers give you the lowdown on their recent trips. tyer’sguide GETTING STARTED There have been many classics over the years that have influenced river fi shers, but none more so than the Klinkhammer. Learn how to tie it and other parachute dry flies.
DEADLY KILLERS This series goes from strength to strength and with the patterns on offer this month it’s no surprise.
TYING CHALLENGE Wehave another three great-looking winners for you to feast your eyes on,all with CDC somewhere in their make-up.
DESERT ISLAND FLIES Mickey Bewick, a ‘Booby pioneer’, shows us three flies that he can’t live without. Will a Booby make the top three?
TYER’S TACKLE SHOP More and more of us are getting into flytying. Find out what’s on offer out there with our Tyer’sTackle Shop.
ON TEST Need a new 10ft 7wt flyrod?Wehave 20 of the best rods out there,some of which are only just on the tackle-shop shelves.
GAME GEAR Wehave our hands on all the best gear that’s available to buy at your local tackle shop now and some that’s not even out there yet.
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