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Mr Goldhead And The Grayling

Lawrence Catlow fishes the rapidly recovering River Irfon in Powys.

9 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

Moody Beasts

Stan Headley searches for the elusive sea-trout of Loch Ailsh in the northwest Highlands.

8 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

Alone On The River

Cliff Hatton encounters a mighty Wye salmon.

6 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

Hop To It

Richard Donkin has a no-nonsense approach to tackle and amphibians.

4 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

River Blackwater

THE BLACKWATER rises in the boglands of County Kerry, and although the peaty tinge it carries gives rise to its name it also flows through limestone and that helps it to support a diverse range of fly-life which provides plenty of sustenance for salmon parr and trout. The river is one of Ireland’s most productive salmon fisheries, along with the River Moy.

1 min read
Trout & Salmon
November 2017

Hampshire Avon

THERE CAN be few places in fishing more famous than the Royalty Fishery on the Hampshire Avon, even Mr Crabtree has fished its illustrious waters. Two seasons ago an enormous salmon of 40lb was caught in the spring at the Royalty and big salmon are regularly caught in the early months of the season.

1 min read
Trout & Salmon
November 2017

A Grand Plan

Giles Catchpole makes some surprising New Year’s resolutions

4 mins read
Trout & Salmon
February 2018

Eoin Fairgrieve's Casting School Part 13: Shooting Lines

Discover how to hit the far bank and avoid tangles

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
February 2018

Bridging The Gap

Troubled by the middle-dropper position? Stan Headley recommends a stunning pattern for loch salmon and sea-trout, dressed in a clever way

5 mins read
Trout & Salmon
February 2018

Mixed Lives

James Beeson goes west on a quest for some early-season dry-fly action on the famous River Usk.

7 mins read
Trout & Salmon
March 2017

Chess Champions

Jon Beer explains how an owner’s vision and the Wild Trout Trust’s expertise is transforming one of the surviving Chilterns chalkstreams

7 mins read
Trout & Salmon
March 2017

A Strange Kind Of Magic

Charles van straubenzee introduces a salmon fly that combines the most unlikely colours and materials to deadly effect.

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
February 2017

A Deep-Water Experiment

Stan Headley hatches a plan to catch three species of fish in one day at Loch Calder in Caithness.

8 mins read
Trout & Salmon
April 2017

Rutland's Old Warriors

James Beeson enjoys supercharged surface sport with Rutland Water’s fry-feeders.

6 mins read
Trout & Salmon
October 2017

Plucked From The Jaws

Looking for affordable back-end sport? Andrew Flitcroft recommends the challenging Chollerton beat on the North Tyne.

8 mins read
Trout & Salmon
October 2017

Will The Pinks Return?

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham explains how her Government and its agencies are assessing whether Pacific pink salmon have successfully spawned in Scottish rivers.

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
October 2017

Eoin Fairgrieve's Casting School Part 8: Polytips

Find out how adding a slim, dense tip to your fly-line can help your autumn salmon fishing.

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
October 2017

Year Of The Big Brownies

Andrew Flitcroft explains why Rutland Water has experienced arguably its best-ever brown trout season.

7 mins read
Trout & Salmon
December 2017

One To Show Your Grandchildren

Want to catch a truly enormous silver salmon? For Matt Harris, the only place to go is Patagonia.

9 mins read
Trout & Salmon
December 2017

A Time Of Plenty

For grayling addicts, such as Howard Colmer, winter’s short days can provide long and wonderful memories.

4 mins read
Trout & Salmon
December 2017

Trouting For Old Blokes

Jon Beer fishes in Holmfirth, a Yorkshire town made famous by a trio of bumbling retired men.

8 mins read
Trout & Salmon
December 2017

The Garrabhudie

Ross Macdonald reflects on a Lochy fly tied by his father, Kenny.

3 mins read
Trout & Salmon
December 2017

Casting School

PART 11: MAINTAIN YOUR TACKLEDiscover ways to extend the life of your rods and fly-lines

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
December 2017

As Good As It Gets

How far would you travel to catch the trout of your dreams? New Zealand? Alaska? Finlay Wilson discovered that perfection swims closer to home, in the Orkneys

9 mins read
Trout & Salmon
March 2017

High Above The Halladale

Finlay Wilson and friends hunt hill loch trout in Caithness.

6 mins read
Trout & Salmon
October 2017

Say A Prayer

To catch a salmon Giles Catchpole seeks help from above

4 mins read
Trout & Salmon
October 2017

Christmas Conundrum

Giles Catchpole wonders how he should celebrate the season

3 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

A Switch Rod With Soul

HARDY DEMON SWITCH, £549.99

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

The Rasta

The strangest things can inspire us to tie a fly, writes Ross Macdonald.

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

Eoin Fairgrieve's Casting School Part 12: Skagit Heads

Why this heavy line will help your spring salmon fishing.

2 mins read
Trout & Salmon
January 2018

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