Trout & Salmon - December 2016

Bright lights in the wilderness
Rumours of huge trout and char draw Matt Harris to the far north of Canada

Highland spirit
On Loch Naver, Stan Headley is inspired by a ghost from fishing’s past

Secrets of the Spey
Stuart Foxall shares three successful Spey patterns

The monster of Lambhagahylur
Sight-fishing for double-figure Icelandic sea-trout proves an unforgettable experience for Andrew Flitcroft    

Start fly-tying: tie your first nymph
Peter Gathercole offers a detailed guide for novice fly-dressers

Which hook for river trout?
Don Stazicker explains the key points you should consider when choosing a hook – and recommends models to try