January 2007


The Key To Success
Indicators, indicators, indicators. The most controversial method in fly fishing – you either love it or hate it. It’s not just reserved for fishing strings of buzzers, and small stillwater expert, Fred Bainbridge, explains just how versatile the technique can be. Fred also shows how to save cash by making your own indicators quickly and very simply!
New Year Salmon
Fish for the king of fish in some of Britain’s most beautiful places at a stunning time of year. Catching salmon in January and February does take time and plenty of patience, but, says Tim Smith, the rewards are unbeatable. Here’s a guide to all you need to know to kit yourself out and book a day’s fishing on some of the UK’s best-known waters.
Vital Skills

Charles Jardine continues his complete guide to stillwater trout fishing and this month teaches us how to deal with heavy weather and dropping temperatures. It’s all here from tackle to rigs to fish location, techniques and contacts for winter waters well worth a chuck. Study this carefully and pick up those vital skills!
Tyer’s Guide

No matter if you’re a seasoned fly maker or just starting out, there’s something for everyone in our fly tying section. New additions this month are the Featured Tyer pages where one of the UK’s finest – Steve Thornton – explains his top tips and ties his latest creation that big trout can’t refuse…

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