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WHAT A SMOOTHIE Welsh fl y fi shing expert Shane Jones shows off his deadly new creations… Smoothies. These are wet fl ies with a difference.
NEWS We’ve all the latest news that’s affecting us fl y fi shers, making sure that you, the readers, keep abreast of what’s going on out there.
LETTERS The letters page gives everyone a chance to voice their concerns, air their views or comment on features and articles.
TAKING A BUNG There’s a lot more to fi shing with an indicator than you think. Stuart Fraser explains the ins and outs of the conventional method, as well as the reverse indicator.
A TO Z We take a close look at some of the important fl y fi shing things that start with ‘M’. Where would we be without marabou?
ASK THE PANEL We have our panel of fl y fi shing experts here to answer all your fl y fi shing questions. Why is it that some rainbows are empty when you spoon them?
MEATY MOUTHFULS England international John Tyzack tells us: “If it’s large river trout you’re after then you better get some big fl ies.”
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TUBEOLOGY TFF fi nds out more about a brand-new fi shing system that could revolutionise fl y fi shing as we know it.
THE LEXUS COMPETITIONS Two of the largest events in the competition angler’s calendar are the Lexus Team and Individual fl y fi shing competitions. TFF has the full reports and results of both.
SPIDERS AND SMALL WATERS Spider fl ies are normally associated with river fi shing but these wisps of thread and feather are perfectly at home on small waters too.
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SNOWBEE CHALLENGE LIVE Simon Kidd heads off in search of a West Country sea trout. He’s hoping to catch one using tackle you’d associate with trout and, even more impressively, during the day.
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WET OR DRY John Horsey looks at the styles and methods of fi shing both wet and dry fl ies. He shows us new ways with both styles that will up your catch rate.
SAFETY IN NUMBERS Two reservoir experts, Martin Introna and Ray Cramp, take to Draycote Water to see how a team of fl ies can complement each other.
COMPETITION CAPERS In this new feature we take a humorous look at what’s been happening in the world of competition fi shing. Don’t look at this page if you’re squeamish.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE You could be one of the lucky entrants who have won a Snowbee Challenge badge. Turn to page 78 and check the website to fi nd out?
SUBSCRIPTIONS Don’t miss your chance to subscribe to TFF and receive some wonderful gifts into the bargain, including a fl y rod!
£1,000 SNOWBEE COMPETITION We have some stunning new products from Snowbee to give away in this fantastic competition.
THE WORLD CUP Rae Borras, from onlinefi shing.tv, tells us the tale of how a trip to one of the world’s best salmon rivers ended up as an England versus Germany fi shing competition.
UK AND IRELAND FISHERY ROUNDUP All the prospects and contact details for some of the best fi sheries in our four home nations.
THE PROBLEM WITH PARTON Steve tells us what to do with all those trout that we catch. There’s also a ‘worrying trend’ unfolding at our major waters. Have you been offered money for your fi sh? g u i d e
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DESERT ISLAND FLIES The youngest-ever winner of the Bob Church Classic and a Welsh international to boot, Sean Jones shows off his favourite three fl ies.
FLY-TYING MASTERS II Yet again we received lots of entries for this month’s round. Turn to page 82 to see who managed to get their patterns in the top three.
GAME GEAR Some anglers just can’t get enough of fl y fi shing tackle. If you’re one of them, we have 11 great new products for you to feast your eyes on.
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