Mr Goldhead And The Grayling
Lawrence Catlow fishes the rapidly recovering River Irfon in Powys.
Stan Headley searches for the elusive sea-trout of Loch Ailsh in the northwest Highlands.
Alone On The River
Cliff Hatton encounters a mighty Wye salmon.
Hop To It
Richard Donkin has a no-nonsense approach to tackle and amphibians.
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.
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.
A Grand Plan
Giles Catchpole makes some surprising New Year’s resolutions
Eoin Fairgrieve's Casting School Part 13: Shooting Lines
Discover how to hit the far bank and avoid tangles
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
James Beeson goes west on a quest for some early-season dry-fly action on the famous River Usk.
Jon Beer explains how an owner’s vision and the Wild Trout Trust’s expertise is transforming one of the surviving Chilterns chalkstreams
A Strange Kind Of Magic
Charles van straubenzee introduces a salmon fly that combines the most unlikely colours and materials to deadly effect.
A Deep-Water Experiment
Stan Headley hatches a plan to catch three species of fish in one day at Loch Calder in Caithness.
Rutland's Old Warriors
James Beeson enjoys supercharged surface sport with Rutland Water’s fry-feeders.
Plucked From The Jaws
Looking for affordable back-end sport? Andrew Flitcroft recommends the challenging Chollerton beat on the North Tyne.
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.
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.
Year Of The Big Brownies
Andrew Flitcroft explains why Rutland Water has experienced arguably its best-ever brown trout season.
One To Show Your Grandchildren
Want to catch a truly enormous silver salmon? For Matt Harris, the only place to go is Patagonia.
A Time Of Plenty
For grayling addicts, such as Howard Colmer, winter’s short days can provide long and wonderful memories.
Trouting For Old Blokes
Jon Beer fishes in Holmfirth, a Yorkshire town made famous by a trio of bumbling retired men.
Ross Macdonald reflects on a Lochy fly tied by his father, Kenny.
PART 11: MAINTAIN YOUR TACKLEDiscover ways to extend the life of your rods and fly-lines
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
High Above The Halladale
Finlay Wilson and friends hunt hill loch trout in Caithness.
Say A Prayer
To catch a salmon Giles Catchpole seeks help from above
Giles Catchpole wonders how he should celebrate the season
A Switch Rod With Soul
HARDY DEMON SWITCH, £549.99
The strangest things can inspire us to tie a fly, writes Ross Macdonald.
Eoin Fairgrieve's Casting School Part 12: Skagit Heads
Why this heavy line will help your spring salmon fishing.