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STRAIGHT DOWN THE LINE Paul Shaw heads for a revitalised Rutland where straight-line nymphing produces the goods... and then some!
NEWS Catch up on what’s happening in the world of fl y fishing and environmental issues with our news pages.
POSTBAG Have you got a gripe? Havewedoneanything to upset you? Has anyone else? Well get things off your chest and send a letter to us here
ASK THE PANEL We’veassembled a panel of fly fishing gurus to answer any of the queries you may have with regard to our sport.
KICK-ASS DAMSEL Small stillwater expert Fred Bainbridge reveals another of his devastating killer flies.If it’s a lure for all seasons you’re after, then look no further.
CJ’S SECRETS OF... CLOTHING (PART II) Charles Jardine takes a closer look at the clothing that we take for granted.Could we really live without breathable waders and waistcoats?
Roman Moser bringing a river specimen to hand. See page 34
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ROMAN MOSER This legendary fly fisherman tells us all about his life, from growing up in Austria to how he became the man he is today.
BIG FLIES,BIG FISH Big brown trout are solitary creatures at the best of times, and even more so in runningwater. We give you the lowdown on how to target them.
CATCHING THE COMPETITION BUG Charlie Abrahams tells all about ‘stepping on to’the fi rst rung of the competition ladder... and he’s convinced that competing will make youabetter angler!
PLAYING WITH THE BIG BOYS Welook at tackle and techniques for catching big reservoir fish.The editor also recounts the tale of his biggest grown-on brown trout!
UK FISHERIES ROUNDUP Get up to date with what’s happening near you with our Fisheries Roundup. You’ll also be able to gauge an idea of what to expect and what patterns to use this coming month.
SONIK £1,000 COMPETITION We’vemanaged to get our hands on the all-new SONIK range of sk4 flyrods, and to be in with a chance of winning one just enter this great competition.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE If you’ve been fortunate enough to catch a qualifying fi sh, then send a photo of it in to us, and you could be in with a chance of winning some great prizes.
MY SEASON Charles Jardine heads off to lake Vrynwy in Wales in search of some quality brown trout fishing. The question is: will he still be sticking to the fl oater? venuesvenuesguideguide
THIS MONTH WE’VE FISHED. . . TFF contributors and readers alike tell us where they’ve been fishing this month and whether or not you should be popping along there too.
RATED OR SLATED? There’s a lot more to Essex than meets the eye.Mathew McHugh pays a visit to Chigboro to find out what’s on offer.
CLASSIC WATERS Wetake a look at the fisheries that haveshaped our sport,from famous rivers to small private fi sheries.If they’ve contributed we’ll make sure you know about it.
DESERT ISLAND FLIES Scottish international Jim Litster reveals his trio of killing patterns.You’ll be surprised at what they are. Who said competition anglers only know how to pull lures?
DEADLY KILLERS There are three top patterns including some deadly variants in Deadly Killers this month.Wegive you the lowdown and reveal how to tie them with our step-by-step instructions.
TYER’S TACKLE SHOP If you’re looking at new materials or tools to give you the fly-tying edge,then this is the page for you.
THE FLY-TYING MASTERS Wehave the results for round one of this prestigious event,and the entries came in thick and fast.Remember, there are prizes to be won every month,so get entering.
USED AND ABUSED Due to popular demand,it’s back! Used And Abused takes your everyday tackle and gives it a good hammering... and only the good stuff gets an airing.
GAME GEAR All that’s new in the world of fl y fishing is on these pages, including everything from rods and reels to the most weather-resistant clothing.
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