TROUT & SALMON SEPTEMBER ISSUE

TROUT & SALMON SEPTEMBER 2021 ISSUE

by Trout & Salmon |

INSPIRATION

12 Chris McCully fishes with cane and silk on the world-famous River Test at Broadlands

24 Peter Cockwill quizzes two fishing buddies at Shropshire’s Ellerdine Lakes

38 The angling treasures of Essex fly-tyer Dean Doyles

40 Tackling a huge hatch of B-WOs with Paul Procter

54 Fred Bainbridge saves the day on a shrunken River Aire in the Dales

62 Discover the Welsh sea-trout that have bounced back from disaster. Story by Steffan Jones

70 Jim Coates in conversation with rock musician and salmon angler Jay Bartlett

COMMENT

3 Editor’s welcome

8 First Cast

20 On the River with Dani Morey

22 Letters to the editor

35 Simon Cooper’s Trout Talk

37 Bob White is The Gillie

130 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole

THE KNOWLEDGE

77 Quick fix: make a floating net

78 Your problems solved in Game-fishers’ Surgery

82 Rob Denson makes the most of duck flank feathers

84 How many dry-flies should you use on stillwaters?

89 Stuart Foxall fine-tunes a much-loved salmon fly

TACKLE & FLY-TYING

31 Stan Headley discusses pattern versus presentation

46 The flies of Rocky Mountains trout -fisher Michael Gula

68 Proven patterns from successful Rutland bank angler Mick Connor

94 Chest waders, leaders, fishing maps and fly-lines reviewed

97 New fly-tying materials

REGULARS

10 Gallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

96 Reader offer: switch rod outfit

101 Fishing reports and news

123 Crossword competition

124 Troutmasters badge winners

126 Properties with fishing

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