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6 Incy Wincy Spider
Northern fly fishing expert Paul Richardson reveals why spider patterns are big hits with stillwater rainbows.
12 News We take a close look at all the fly fishing stories and reports that are hitting the headlines this month. 17 Highs & Lows Competition anglers Stewart and Martha Thomson unveil the different methods they use to find feeding fish… but which tactic is tops?
04 TOTAL FLYFISHER
22 PostBag This is where you can share your thoughts and opinions on all things fly fishing. Drop us a line and you could be lucky enough to win some great prizes.
24 Q&A If you have a question that needs answering, get in touch with our experts – they’ll do all that they can to help.
26 Signature Series Expert fly tyer Steve Thornton lifts the lid on another of his deadly patterns, the Spent Spinner. Learn how to tie your own and fish with it.
30 Catch Your First Salmon
Casting and fishing instructor Glyn Freeman gives you all the information you’ll need to land your first salmon.
36 Shuttlecocks And Superglues Two regulars at Harelaw Trout Fishery in Scotland – Alex Wilkie and Dave Penny – show off a very effective way of catching free-rising trout.
42 Hold Tight!
Bewl Water expert Bob Barden reveals the secret – using a Di7 sinking line and a team of buzzers – to locating reservoir trout in deep water.
48 Desert Island Flies Welsh fly fishing legend Hywel Morgan shows off his three favourite flies. CONTENTS
50 Howard’s Way Can you really kit someone out with all the gear and catch them a trout in day? Of course you can.
55 The Academy Find out how to tie the Pizzle Nymph, put the right amount of backing on your reel and which leader setup you should try during September and October.
62 Czech Mate John Pearson and six-times English National Rivers Champion John Tyzack take a closer look at the benefits of fishing with caddis pupae.
66 Back To Beige Dominic Garnett looks closely at the Beacon Beige fly and Devon’s River Culm, two forgotten gems making quiet comebacks in fly fishing circles.
72 Subscriptions Don’t miss your chance to subscribe to TFF and receive some wonderful fly lines.
74 Used & Abused Will G Loomis waders match up to the brand’s reputation and Steve Cullen’s requirements?
76 Total Tackle We review some of the fantastic new fly fishing and fly-tying kit that’s available from some of the top manufacturers out there.
78 A Delicate Touch
Target heavyweight stillwater rainbows with a light-line setup and small flies for guaranteed success.
84 ClickandFish Challenge Are you one of the lucky ones to have their fish featured in this special TFF challenge? Turn here or check the website to find out.
91 Sonik Competition
Two superb salmon rods to win in this fantastic £500 competition.
93 Silver Bullets Fancy getting to grips with rod-buckling,
reel-screaming mullet? Stevie Munn reveals the technique you need to catch this powerful fish.
98 Parton’s Parting Shot Steve Parton believes that there are a few cheats in competition fishing these days. He says that it’s time to name and shame them.