TROUT & SALMON FEBRUARY ISSUE

TROUT AND SALMON FEBRUARY 2022 ISSUE

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INSPIRATION

12 George Barron enjoys a day away from it all at the serene Teifi Pools

27 Matt Hayes catches the salmon of a lifetime

45 A magical afternoon on the River Eden for Paul Procter

50 The fishing memories of Lancashire rod Peter Dobson

54 Master rod builder Ross James in conversation with Jim Coates

62 Don Stazicker tackles high winds on a famous hotel water in Devon

72 The charm of Herefordshire’s Kingfisher Lake appeals to Rob Hardy

81 Downstream wet-fly tactics save the day for Nicholas Fitton

COMMENT

3 Editor’s welcome

8 First Cast

22 On the River with Dani Morey

24 Letters to the editor

39 Simon Cooper’s Trout Talk

41 Bob White is The Gillie

130 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole3 Editor’s welcome

THE KNOWLEDGE

85 Quick fix: steam tired fly patterns

86 Our knowledgeable Game-fishers’ Surgery experts offer advice

90 Rob Denson uses mobile hen hackles to bring flies to life

92 Baffled by bugging with braid? Steve Cullen explains all

97 Stuart Foxall spices up a classic pattern for spring salmon

TACKLE & FLY-TYING

42 Stan Headley investigates the appeal of claret in loch-style flies

70 Three patterns from revered Irish fly-fisher Frank Reilly

100 New tackle including Sage rods, Loop reels and winter clothing

104 Our pick of the best new fly-tying materials

REGULARS

10 Gallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

105 Fishing reports and news

120 Crossword competition

122 Troutmasters badge winners

124 Properties with fishing for sale

127 Reader offer: Greys QRS reel10 Gallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

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