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SUBSCRIPTIONS Don’t miss your chance to subscribe toTFF and receive a stunning, limited-edition fly rod worth £65.99 into the bargain!
WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH Richard Slater heads to Ringstead Grange in Northamptonshire only to be faced with tricky weather conditions. Can his fi shing knowledge see him put some trout in the net?
NEW SERIES HOWARD’S WAY In this new series Howard looks at ways to put more fish – whatever species they may be – in the net.This month, how to catch your first grayling.
NEWS TFF takes an in-depth look at what’s going on in the world of fly fishing.
A TO Z We have some of the often talked about ‘O’s in fly fishing, including the most important one of all – observation.
EXCLUSIVE RECORD-BREAKING SALMON John Pass gives us the full story of how he managed to capture the largest salmon ever taken on the Isle Of Skye.
HIT THE DECK Fishing Boobies at this time of the year can yield some pretty spectacular results. Micky Bewick recalls a day when fishing deep paid off… big time!
POSTBAG Want to share your opinions, ideas and views? Get in touch and you could be lucky enough to win some great prizes.
BOMBPROOF FLIES Are you ticked off with your fl ies coming undone after one or two trout? David Haynes has the answer to your prayers – indestructible flies.
ASK THE PANEL Our panel of fishing gurus is here to answer all your fly fishing questions. How do you know how deep your flies are fishing? It’s all about time, apparently.
PAUL DEVLIN INTERVIEW We dig a little deeper to find out more about Paul Devlin, the man who brought fly fishing tackle to the masses, and owner of the Glasgow Angling Centre.
PERFECT CONNECTION This easy step-by-step guide on how to get the perfect connection between fly line and leader will give you the ultimate in presentation.
AIRFLO CLASSIC FINALS We have the results and a full report on the Airflo Classics.The Applebys reign supreme… again!
COMPETITION CAPERS Cliff Waters, the man behind the Fishypics website, reveals some of the nonsense that’s been going on in the world of competition fly fishing.
WINTER DRY FLY Fly fishing at this time of the year isn’t just restricted to pulling lures on a sinking line. Paul Richardson believes that dry-fly fishing can provide exceptional sport.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE Are you one of the lucky ones who has won their coveted Snowbee Challenge Badge? Turn here or check the website to find out.
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HARDY COMPETITION We have a pair of Hardy EWS 2 breathable waders worth £299 to give away to one luck reader in this great competition.
UK AND IRELAND FISHERY ROUNDUP John Milne brings us all the prospects and contact details for some of the best fisheries in our home nations.
HERE THERE BE MONSTERS Terry Thomas visits New Zealand’s mightyTongariro River in search of its huge, elusive browns and pristine rainbow trout.
THE PROBLEM WITH PARTON It seems that when it comes to casting instructors ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’. Steve Parton certainly thinks so.
NEW SERIESN E W S E R I E S
T&G REVIEW After the success of the best Tackle & Guns Trade Show ever, we show you some of the treats that TFF found on offer at this prestigious event.
GAME GEAR It’s always good to see what’s on offer in the wonderful world of fly fishing goodies; we have all the latest kit in Game Gear.
DESERT ISLAND FLIES We take a look at the top three patterns that Team Greys G-Tec Stock’s Nick Halstead couldn’t be without.
DEADLY KILLERS Keep catching in the cold with this month’s deadly killer, the ever so popular and very effective Peeping Caddis.
FLY-TYING MASTERS II Once again we’ve been sent in lots of
wonderful fly designs, but
which patterns made
the top three?
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