Trout & Salmon - October 2016

COVER HIGHLIGHTS

- Trout from the high fells
Andrew Flitcroft finds wild brownies on a path less travelled around Cow Green
- A river on the rise
Rumours of big trout on the restored River Irwell gain Toby Coe’s attention
- Quiver, flutter and pulse
Topher Browne introduces a family of highly successful marabou salmon flies
- Unfinished business
Jon Beer returns to a scene of disharmony in the Scottish Highlands
- How to beat the leaves
Proven tips to reduce the problem of snagging leaves in autumn salmon rivers
- Perfect your presentation
Simon Gawesworth explains how to get the most from your tips, lines and leaders
- I can’t fish without…
The essential trout fishing contents of Paul Procter’s fishing bag are revealed

FEATURES

- A drift behind the island
Stan Headley immerses himself in the Mayfly on Lough Mask

REGULARS & NEWS

- Wish you were here
The Upper Kinnaird beat of the River Tay
- News reel
Reports from the world of game fishing
- Life and death
Richard Donkin examines our attitudes to the suffering of hooked fish
- Tackle-shop
The new Sage X fly-rod is revealed.
The Rutland Boat seat and Nautilus FWX fly-reel are reviewed
- Tried and tested
An in-depth look at the Snowbee Spectre Cassette fly-reel
- Fly-tying
Reviews of Nymph-It thread, DMC floss and the Stillwater 3-in-1 tying lamp
- Best buys
Our pick of the best tube-fly boxes
- Property
Derek Bingham reports on dream houses with fishing for sale
- Fishing reports
News and catches from the major rivers and stillwaters in the UK and Ireland

KNOW HOW

- How to beat the leaves
Proven tips to help you cope with autumn leaves
- Perfect your presentation
Simon Gawesworth explains how to get the most from your tips, lines and leaders
- I can’t fish without...
The contents of Paul Procter’s fishing bag revealed
- Trout surgery
“Stimmy nymphing”, grayling bugs and tangled leaders get Ronnie Glass’s attention
- Trout fly of the month
Rob Denson ties the Autumn Ordie for the top dropper
- Salmon surgery
Questions on modern tube-flies,  luck and balanced outfits are answered by Crawford Little
- Salmon fly of the month
Ross Macdonald recommends Anne’s Shrimp, a bright, pink and cheeky fly