|Check out what's in the feature-packed April 2015 issue...|
Spiders For Spring
Spider fishing tends to be associated with England’s northern rivers but Ben Bangham takes the approach south. In this piece he reveals a trio of deadly early season spiders that work wonders on chalk streams.
Bombs For Deep Water
Booby fishing has become the main deep-water method for stillwater anglers in recent years. Scierra’s Scott Graham however shows an alternative pattern that has been hugely successful on the competition circuit. Prepare to be blown away by the bomb!
Spring is here and with it the start of the competition season. TFF brings you the latest details of this years competitions and the other news affecting UK fly fishers.
Flies For All Seasons
The Clifton is back! We take you through the steps to tie this cracking early season banker that has a foot in both lure and nymph camps.
When They’re Looking Up…
The first olives are starting to hatch as the river season kicks in. Wychwood’s Steve Cullen shows you the flies and leader set up to temp early season river browns.
Pimped Up Patterns
Fulling Mill’s Steve Carew shares three patterns from his creative vice, a heavy early season buzzer, a Skullhead Zonker streamer and what he describes as the ultimate indicator – the Aero Bung.
Ask The Panel
Our quorum of experts offer help on a range of topics from choosing the right buzzer colour to tips for fishing the upstream dry.
The Early Worm Catches...
It’s a Marmite moment! Martin Smith lifts the lid on the fly that’s the latest craze on the small water scene. If it’s not in your fly box yet it soon will be…
Boat Fishing Basics
The gates to our big waters are open and the chance to go afloat in search of an over wintered specimen or a bag of fit stockies is here. TFF’s Roger Mortimer takes you through everything you need to know about starting boat fishing.
Midge- Tip Medicine
David Heseltine sings the praises of the midge tip. It’s the one to reach for when moody trout switch off the presentations afforded by single density fly lines.
Did you manage to latch into a fish of a lifetime this month? Check out the huge rainbows and browns that have popped up this month. In particular look out for young Lucas Simpson’s first fish!
Bringing in the next generation of anglers and the Pearl Wing Hares Ear are just two of the topics you’re talking about this month. Drop us a letter or email and let TFF know your thoughts on today’s fly-fishing scene.
Travelling To The Great Irish Loughs
Tom ‘Doc’ Sullivan shares the magic of Ireland’s beautiful loughs and the appeal they have to the visiting fly angler. The Irish experience comes in many different forms and this is one we all must find time to soak in.
Facebook Hot Topic
Which is the best fly fishing trend of the past 20 years? New lines? Materials? Competition Tactics? You have your say.
The new season’s here and we’ve got all the ‘must haves’ you’ll be wanting.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About This Picture
How often have you seen a pic and pondered the background story? We’re here to help.
Kicking Off The Brown Trout Season
Welsh guru George Barron tells you everything you need to know about targeting early season brownies.
Competition Fly Fishing
Taking part in competitions will definitely improve your fly-fishing. New TFF editor, Andy Taylor tells you how to get started.
Spinlock Deckvest Competition
We’ve got £700 worth of safety gear up for grabs. Don’t miss out on the chance to win one of five Spinlock Deckvest Flow life jackets.
Ron Taylor runs through the new-season essentials you need to check BEFORE you get to the water!