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08THE APPRENTICE Hywel Morgan heads for Clywedog Reservoir in midWales to show a novice fl y fi sher the basics of boat fi shing.
SNOWBEE CHALLENGE Caught something special? Here’s your chance to win some great prizes in TFF’s awesome catch competition
FIGHT TO THE FINISH Persuade a couple of angling friends to compete against each other. Set them loose on a wild brown trout water and the one that catches the most fi sh in the allotted time instantly becomes world famous.
POSTBAG Your views, news and general rants, picked from our postbag at the TFF offi ce.
NEWS We take a peek at all the latest stories and gossip from the world of fl y fi shing.
50GETTING STARTED Do you want to tie your own deadly fl ies? This series looks at the basics of fl y tying so that anyone can have a go. You’ll also learn to tie some top patterns along the way.
26HATCH, MATCH, CATCH September’s often your last chance for some serious dry fl y sport. The fi sh’s target? Those gangly daddy-longlegs.
HUNT FOR A PERFECT 10 Catch up with ‘big-fi sh hunter’ Steve Parton as he tries to land that fi sh of a lifetime from the depths of a Midlands’ reservoir. 32
DESERT ISLAND FLIES One of the most respected competition anglers in the country, Graham Pearson, shows us the three fl ies he couldn’t live without.
DEADLY KILLERS Follow the step-by-step instructions to tie some top-drawer patterns that we guarantee will put those wily fi sh on the bank.
Hunt For A Perfect 10, p32.
TYING CHALLENGE We want to see the results of those fl y-tying skills. Tie us a fl y or fl ies, send your entries in and you could be in with chance of winning some awesome materials courtesy of Lakeland Fly Tying.
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Deadly Killers, p54. venuesguide 62RATED OR SLATED? We appear, pay our money, get some fi shing done, and then tell you, the reader, all about the experience. It’s a nononsense fi shery review – simple!
CLASSIC WATERS These are the places that have shaped fl y fi shing as we know it today. Ron Holloway takes a close look at these special places and tells you how to fi sh them today. This month it’s the River Test.
THIS MONTH WE’VE FISHED. . . Would you like to review a fi shery? Well do it and send the review in to us. With you, the TFF team, contributors and celebrities telling it how it is, other anglers are sure to benefi t.
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Rated Or Slated, p62.
JOHN BAILEY MEETS. . . John Taylor runs The Red Lion, which is situated on the middle Wye. It’s the watering hole for trout and salmon anglers alike. Discover what anglers really get up to after a hard day fi shing this river.
ASK THE PANEL Your chance to pick the brains of the ‘immensely knowledgeable’ TFF experts.
CJ’S SECRETS OF. . . Charles Jardine tells you why there’s a lot more to line-toleader joins than the normal braided loops most of us use.
This Month We’ve Fished... p68.
76ON TEST In this month’s no-holds-barred group test we take a look at 12 7/8-wt fl y reels for under a £100. Just what do you get for your money?
GAME GEAR Check out what’s on offer in the tackle shops with our gear guide. We have 12 of the latest products on the market for you to peruse. 82
DREAM HOMES If you’re thinking of moving home and fancy something a little special – your own private lake perhaps – check out these stunning properties.
SUBSCRIPTION OFFER Sign up to TFF for 12 months and get a free reel!
THE FIVE-MINUTE INTERVIEW We chat to Sue Shaw, the 2007 England Ladies National Champion!
STILLWATER COMPETITION Nine lucky readers will win more than £1,000 worth of Stillwater STI fl y reels and lines!
MY SEASON Catch up with Charles Jardine as he tells us all about his month-by-month shenanigans. This month he looks at clothing and asks: “Can ‘blending’ in really make a difference between a good day and a bad day?”
On Test, p76.
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