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ALL THE RIGHT MOVES Paul Shaw takes to a small water in Lincolnshire to pit his wits against local angler Keith Wallace and the wily rainbows of Withern Mill.
NEWS We have all the news to help keep you abreast of what’s happening out there in the wonderful world of fl y fi shing.
A TO Z It’s the turn of the Gs this month. We take a close look at the G & H Sedge, Ghost Tips and Grafham Water
BANKING NOT BLANKING Here’s a host of hints and tips for you to make the most of an early season session from the safety of the bank. ASK THE PANEL Our experts are here to answer all your fl y fi shing questions, such as: “Do fi sh feel pain?”
NATURAL BORN KILLERS There’s so much feeding in and around the margins that it’s no wonder trout like to patrol them. Dominic Garnett shows us how to target them with imitative patterns.
A SHORT HISTORY OF FRITZ Steve Parton takes an in-depth look at how this material took UK fl y tying and fl y fi shing by storm. Just what makes it so good?
TUBES FOR THE TWEED Want to get your hands on the best salmon fl ies for an early season springer on the Tweed? Commercial fl y tyer Ian Bennet shows us his top eight.
A FLYING START We receive knowledge and know-how from six well-known fl y fi shers. Their favourite waters, fl ies and techniques are all revealed.
THE FAT CONTROLLER What’s the most versatile trout fl y out there? Roger Mortimer is convinced that the Booby, in all its guises, fi ts the bill in every way.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE On this outing Simon Kidd gives up his time in an attempt to gain a teenager their Small Water Rainbow badge. Will he or won’t he?
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE Have you been one of the lucky entrants to win a coveted Snowbee Challenge badge? Read on to fi nd out.
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BRING ON THE BOOBIES If there was ever a pattern for early season work, then it’s the Booby. Kenny Finlayson gives us an insight into this lethal pattern and shows us some of his top variants.
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UK AND IRELAND FISHERY ROUNDUP We have all the prospects and contact details for some of the most popular fi sheries out there. Look here before you do anything else.
BOCA PAILA BONES Steve Cullen travels a few hours south of Cancun and comes upon one of the top saltwater fl y fi shing destinations in the world. If you want bonefi sh, this is the place for you!
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DESERT ISLAND FLIES Top angler and member of the Scotland World Championship team for 2009, Wullie Leach shows us his top trio of fl ies.
DEADLY KILLERS The Diawl Bach is a nymph that we’re all pretty familiar with now, so we show you how to tie it and look at three top variants.
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