Total FlyFisher covers all aspects of flyfishing and has become an indispensable monthly guide to the sport. With a fresh look, Total FlyFisher is the magazine aimed at fly anglers with an appetite for instruction. Every month it features the latest tips and techniques to give you success in every fly-fishing situation. Featuring some of the UK’s highest profile contributors, great interviews, honest tackle reviews and dedicated venue and fly tying sections, it’s the read the modern fly angler shouldn’t be without!
In trial issue John Pearson and six-times English National Rivers Champion John Tyzack tell us why we need to
make the most of the humble hawthorn fly; in a new series,
The Academy, learn
how to clean your fly line,
tie the Overcoat fly and locate
early season trout, and why
lures should be your first line of attack; and Howard Croston looks at how
imitative flies and modern, exaggerated patterns can both have a place in your day on the water.
Also featured in the issue,
What’s New From Snowbee in 2010? Checkout out some of Snowbee’s great new products; Steve Cullen meets up with
Stein Thorvaldsen, one of the men behind Scandinavian tackle giant Guideline, on the banks of the Scottish River Dee; and Steve Parton reminisces about the good old days when targeting brown trout was a bit of an addiction.
Can our reservoirs return to those glory days?
Kieron Jenkins and Matt Russell head to their local small water, Pen-y-fan Pond, where the Suspender Buzzer tempts the late autumn midge feeders.
Corixa In The Shallows
As the trout move into the weed beds and shallows on our big waters, Snowbee’s Simon Kidd heads to Eyebrook Reservoir to find that the corixa feeders are waiting.
Big River, Big Browns
The River Tay is world famous for its quality salmon fishing. Stan Moore shares its ability to produce exceptional brown trout too.
Monsters In Manton
Warren Langridge heads down Rutland Water’s South Arm in search of Manton monsters
Back To Basics
GAIA instructor Phil Ratcliffe takes a look at the business end of our setup, the leader.
Fishing Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way – Donegal Part 2
In the last part of this series, Andy Bowman heads for the Finn System and River Drowes in search of Irish silver.
Waterproofs, Wellies And Woollies
GAIA instructor Ian Phillips dons his winter clothing and heads to Meadow Fishery, where a roving approach and regular change of fl y are needed to tempt the small-water trout.
The Clues Inside
Kevin Porteous highlights the importance of spooning your catch and how this can help put more fish on the bank.
Bounty At The Back End
David Hoppe relives a late season session at Pitsford Water in 2016, where the resident fish tested his 7-wt to its limits.
Boat Or Tube
Ceri Thomas and Tim Hughes go afloat in two different vessels to see which would be most effective in targeting Gludy Lake’s educated fish.
Flies For All Seasons
Ask The Panel
Used And Abused
Diary Of An Everyday Angler
Turrall Tie Off
One Last Cast