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6 A Touch Of The Winter Blues
David Hoppe has complete and utter faith in blue lures come the cold weather, and after seeing how successful they are we think you’ll be convinced too.
12 Built To Last Most shop-bought patterns just don’t deliver the goods, so Adrian Freer believes the only way to get the best you can is to tie your own.
18 News TFF takes a peek at all the relevant news and reports affecting the UK’s flyfishers.
22 London’s Hidden Secret
Walthamstow Reservoir is a fishery with plenty of trout to be caught, and some real lumps among them. You just need the right method… Boobies!
28 PostBag If you’ve something that you want to get off your chest, highlight or discuss, simply drop us a line or send us an e-mail – everything printed wins a prize.
32 Thinking Outside The Box Dever Springs is a bit of a stalking Mecca, but what do you do when you can’t see the fish? Ben Bangham has the answer.
38 Q&A Get in touch with our panel of experts if you need a question answered and they’ll do all that they can to help.
40 The Sliding Bung How do you target fish that are lying in deep water? Martin Smith has the answer, in the form of a couple of ingenious little indicators.
47 Grab The Trout’s Attention Fishing can be slow come winter, but if you give the trout a fly that makes them sit up and take notice, they’re still very catchable.
52 Fly-Tyer’s Guide Learn to how to tie something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.
62 Flies With Pulling Power Ian Christie, one of the UK’s most progressive fly tyers, has some awesome new Bloodworm patterns guaranteed to bring success.
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66 Getting Your Hackles Up!
Give your flies a boost – we highlight the new Wiggle Hackles from Veniard, just check out the amazing flies you can tie with them!
68 ClickandFish Challenge Is your special fish featured in this TFF challenge?
72 The Right Rod For The Job
It seems that nowadays there is a whole array of rods, in various ratings and lengths, that we can use on stillwaters, but which one is essential for you?
78 Total Tackle We review some of the hot new fishing and tying gear that can now be found at your local tackle shop.
80 & 82 Subscriptions Don’t miss your chance to subscribe to TFF – there are some great offers when you do.
85 Airflo Forty Plus Nantec Rods
We have two stunning new Airflo Forty Plus Nan-Tec rods to give away in this fantastic competition.
86 As Sure As Eggs Is Eggs!
When it comes to catching big grayling from freestone rivers that are visited by salmon, you need two things – braid and Egg Flies!
94 Parton’s Parting Shot It may just be a matter of time before the humble rainbow trout is no more in this country, according to Steve Parton.
98 Diary Of A Novice Our novice angler, Jonathan Dooley, heads out on one of our major reservoirs. This time he’s after pike, but can he manage it?
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