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RIG OF THE MONTH The Czechs pretty much revolutionised the way that we fi sh for winter grayling, thanks to their Czech Nymph technique. Here’s a quick rundown of the leader set-up for the job.
£1,000 COMPETITION We’ve managed to get our hands on nine Wychwood Truefl y rods with reels and spare spools to match. To win a set, enter this fantastic competition.
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MY SEASON Charles Jardine takes us to Farmoor Reservoir where he searches the depths with that Farmoor favourite the Booby, in search of some grown-on rainbows. Tagging along for the day is local legend and all-round nice guy Micky Bewick.
FIVE-MINUTE INTERVIEW Demon fl y tyer and top Welsh fl y angler Shane Jones gets the TFF grilling in this month’s quick interview.
venuesguide 70RATED OR SLATED? West Wales’ Shimano Felindre was one of the leading lights in big-fi sh stillwater angling, but how is it today? Does it still deserve its title as Wales’ number-one doubles water?
CLASSIC WATERS The mighty River Tweed is known as by far the best salmon river in Britain and is, arguably, the fi nest for wild brown trout and giant grayling too. Ron Holloway looks into the past and present on this wonderful river system.
THIS MONTH WE’VE FISHED Get hot tips for top days out and avoid disappointing sessions at grim venues! TFF contributors and readers give the lowdown on their recent trips.
Is Shimano still the premier big-fi sh water in Wales – p70.
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GAME GEAR We take a close look at eight hot new products for the New Year that just beg you to part with your hard-earned cash.
ON TEST A net is an essential item for any angler, but with hundreds of different types on the market, in all shapes and sizes, fi nding the right one for you can be a nightmare! Until now. . .
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