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CONTENTS Total Flyfi sher
SUBSCRIPTIONS Don’t miss this incredible TFF offer, and get the next three issues delivered to your door for a mere £3!
BOOBY TRAP Mike Marriot and John Pass head to Nottingham’s Colwick Park to try a new method with Boobies. There hasn’t been a trout caught there for more than a fortnight… so can they change that?
NEWS TFF reports on what’s happening out there in the world of fl y fi shing.
LETTERS Would you like to share your opinions, ideas and views? Get in touch and you could be lucky enough to win some great prizes.
BLANK BUSTERS One year on we take a look at the Blank Buster Buzzers phenomenon. Inventor Sandy Dickson also reveals his new patterns and how to fi sh them.
ASK THE PANEL Our experts are here to answer all your fl y fi shing questions, including how to set up a team of fl ies.
A TO Z It’s the turn of the fi shing Rs this month, as we look at Rutland, the Red Tag and rivers.
SUBTLETY IS THE KEY Paul Richardson fi nds out that by tailoring his approach and choosing more sombre fl y patterns he can easily fool wily, resident trout.
Catch and Release (The Easy Way) With catch and release gaining popularity across the UK, Steve Cullen shows you what you need to know to get it right.
The FAB, (Foam Arsed Blob) Jimmy McBride, from the successful Change Flyfi shers team, reveals the correct tying for his deadly FAB. Beware of imitations!
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The Okey Dokey TFF catches up with Scotsman Peter Batchelor to fi nd out how the deadly Okey Dokey fl y came into existence, and the best way to fi sh it.
On The Drop How many times does a trout take your fl y as it falls through the water column… without you knowing? Turn these takes into fi sh on the bank.
Simple Setups John Emerson from Uniquefl ies shows us his simple leader setups for successful river fi shing.
The Rise Of Emergers Taking trout from the surface layers is a most enjoyable way to catch. Dom Garnett reveals some very special patterns to help you achieve this.
Snowbee Challenge Are you one of the lucky anglers who have won their coveted Snowbee Challenge badge? Turn to page 74 or check the website to fi nd out.
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Sharpe’s Caption Competition We have six beautiful Gordon 2 fl y rods to give away in our comedy caption competition.
UK And Ireland Fishery Roundup John Milne brings us all the prospects and contact details for some of the best fi sheries in our four home nations.
Get My Drift Barry Clarke takes to a Norwegian river in very special drift boats – the only ones in Europe – to search some stunning pools for trout and grayling.
The Problem With Parton Steve Parton looks back to the days when early season fl y fi shing was serious fun and there weren’t the commercial pressures to keep fi sheries open 24/7.
Game Gear It’s always good to see what’s new in the tackle shops, and we have all the latest in
Desert Island Flies This month we fi nd out which three patterns Irish international Arden Pollock couldn’t go fi shing without.
Deadly Killers When it comes to tackling small stillwaters, the Montana Nymph sure takes some beating. Learn how to tie your own with this easy step-by-step guide.
Fly-Tying Masters II Once again we’ve been sent many wonderful fl y designs, but which patterns have made the top three?
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