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6 Virgin Territory We’d all like to fish waters that receive no angling pressure but, as John Buckley finds out, the fishing can be harder than you think.
12 Things Don’t Always Go To Plan George Barron expected to get a bagful of Llyn Brenig trout on the sinking-lineand-lure approach but the fish have other ideas.
18 News TFF takes a good look at all the relevant news and reports that are affecting the UK’s flyfishers.
22 Stillwater Fly Life Hardy & Greys Academy member Mark Roberts believes that if anglers have a little knowledge of the things trout feed on then they can catch a lot more.
28 PostBag The letters pages are where everyone can have their say – good bad or indifferent. Get a letter printed and you’ll win a great prize!
30 Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Paul Sharman, the editor of Fish & Fly, the UK’s most popular fly fishing website and forum, reveals some gems from his past.
32 Wet & Wild Simon Kidd samples the delights of one of the prettiest – yet remarkably inexpensive – day-ticket wild brown trout streams in the UK!
38 Q&A If you need a question answered our experts will do all they can to help.
40 Stopwatch – Under Pressure Life is never easy for anyone accepting the Stopwatch challenge, but when you happen to run the fishery it’s held on it’s even harder.
46 Wakey Wakey! Grab the trout’s attention with a boisterous approach to your stillwater fishing. Paul Richardson shows you how.
52 An Industrial Revolution! Dr Clark Colman uses a nymph-anddry combo on a small stream to target quality fish within its urban confines.
04 TOTAL FLYFISHER CONTENTS
Into a fish on the dry fly, taken just as the sun goes down!
59 Fly-Tyer’s Guide Learn how to tie some stunning new fly patterns that will bring you plenty of success in September.
66 Fabulous Fritz! Fritz and chenille are the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the fly-tying fraternity – with so many colours and styles available that’s no surprise!
70 Flies With Pulling Power Ian Christie, one of the UK’s most progressive fly tyers, gets all fishy with his new Pin-Fry patterns, designed to tempt the big fish.
74 Total Tackle We review some of the hot new fishing and tying gear that can now be found at your local tackle shop. 76 Try Something Big And Bushy! When the trout are immune to the usual patterns why not try something completely different, asks Ben Bangham.
81 Snowbee Competition
We have two stunning Snowbee river fishing outfits to be won – 10ft 2-wt Prestige rods, Onyx fly reels and lines to match.
82 Subscriptions Don’t miss your chance to subscribe to TFF and receive some wonderful gifts.
86 Snowbee Challenge Are you one of the lucky ones to have their fish featured in the new Snowbee challenge? You could be winning some great prizes.
88 The River Fisher’s Fly Box John Pearson looks closely at the essential patterns we all need to have in our box, because at some point in the season they WILL play their part!
94 Diary Of A Novice Our novice angler, Jonathan Dooley, finds out that there are occasions when you really must resist the urge to strike!
98 Parton’s Parting Shot “Woe is us!” According to Steve Parton, British industry is pretty much on its last legs!