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THE APPRENTICE The last instalment of the series sees Hywel Morgan take on his apprentice in a friendly competition.
NEWS TFF has an in-depth look at what’s going on in the world of fly fishing.
POSTBAG Want to share your opinions, ideas or views? Or do you have something that’s bothering you and you need to air it? Get in touch.
KILLER COMBINATION When it comes to the ultimate tag team in lure fishing, then look no further than black and white, because one of these two colours WILL catch.
ASK THE PANEL Wehave a team of fly fishing experts to give you all the advice and instruction you might need.
The killer combination works again.See page 18
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The Pinky Could this fly beasbig as the App’sBloodworm?
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Tiny Flies The new reservoir tactic?
Hywel Morgan Competing against his apprentice
Killer Combination Two coloursyou need on your leader
Paul Young gives us five minutes of his time
THE PERFECT PINKY Small-water specialist Fred Bainbridge gives us the lowdown on a flythat’s taken the northeast of England bystorm!
BUZZERS FROM THE BANK BONANZA Paul Shaw, our man at Rutland Water, shows you how and where to catch from the bank at this awesome venue. It’s easier than you think.
FIGHT TO THE FINISH With Loch Venachar growing in popularity we thought it would be a great venue to test our combatants’skills. Who will win this ‘brown trout only’challenge?
THE DONEGAL FLY COMPANY £1,000 COMPETITION If you fancy getting your hands on some fabulous prizes, then get entering!
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CJ’S SECRETS OF... WEATHER Is a rainy day really a good fishing day? Charles Jardine gets to grips with the weather and how it affects our fishing.
UNBELIEVABLE UIST Rob Yorke takes to South Uist in search of some fantastic sport among the peaks and peat-stained waters of this fabulous location.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE Get those big-fish entries into us and youcould see your photo in the magazine. You could also win some great prizes but,more importantly, you could be awarded a coveted badge!
SCOTTISH ROUNDUP We’veteamed up with loadsof Scottish fi sheries sothat we can tell you all you need to know for the month ahead.
MY SEASON Charles Jardine goes for the tiny-nymph/big-water approach at one of his favourite waters – Blithfield Reservoir, home to some exceptional trout indeed!
FIVE-MINUTE INTERVIEW Paul Young takes some time out to give us his answers in this ever-popularfeature. Did you know that he used to be a hardened competition angler? venues guide
THIS MONTH WE’VE FISHED... Here’s where our readers and members of the TFF team air their views on some of the fisheries that can be found out there.
RATED OR SLATED? Fancysomething a bit different? Well check out Salford Lakes – you’ll loveitor loathe it.
THE TYING MASTERS Have you got the skills to go all the way in a league that will push you to be the best? Enter this great competition to find out!
DEADLY KILLERS Wegive you lucky readers a trio of tremendous fliesthat are sure to put fish on the bank or in the boat,no matter where you fish.
DESERT ISLAND FLIES Phil Dixon’s a competition angler with a fi ne pedigree,so what three fl ies could he not live without?
TYER’S TACKLE SHOP If you’re a fashion victim when it comes to fl ytying, we have all you need in the Tyer’s Tackle Shop.
GAME GEAR Everyone likes to see what’s on offer out there in the wonderful world of fly fishing, and we’ve got it in Game Gear.
ON TEST It’s probably going to be sunny this month,so make sure you check out these few pages. Yes, we’ve had a look through some of the best polarising glasses out there.
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