Many of the features from Total Flyfisher end up with some cracking pictures not making it into the magazine due to the restraints of print. So to give you that little bit more we have decided to post the pictures you didn't get to see on the website.
In the July issue of Total Flyfisher Craig Barr reveals the secrets needed to help increase your catch rate and stay in touch with feeding fish when afloat on the water. Below are some of the shots that never made it into the magazine and a taster of the article incase you missed it…
CATCH YOUR LIMIT As an avid competition angler my mind-set is always focused on landing my limit, wherever I am fishing. Even if it’s just a leisurely day out or practising for an upcoming event, I want to ‘bag up’. It’s nothing to do with greed, but just an inbuilt desire and hunger to always come away from a venue feeling that you’ve won the day and landed as many fish as the given conditions allowed.
But to gain that sort of satisfaction on a regular basis there are a few rudiments that need to be followed, especially when boat fishing.
Tackle Up On The Bank For a start, I see a lot of anglers reach a fishery’s jetty, load all their gear into their boat and set straight off – presumably feeling they would be wasting time by not motoring straight out onto the water.
I always tackle up in the car park or by the side of the lake. These days we seem to take everything but the kitchen sink and to have this strewn all around me on a boat as I’m setting up would be very irritating.
…to read more purchase the July issue of Total Flyfisher, on sale Thursday, 14th June.