Trout & Salmon August 2022 Issue

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12 Join Don Stazicker as he enjoys a day’s trout fishing on Yorkshire’s River Wharfe

28 Stan Headley fulfils a long-held ambition to fish Lough Carra

42 T&S Northern Ireland correspondent Michael Shortt shares fond memories

74 George Barron reminisces and relaxes at beautiful Lake Vyrnwy


46 The editor’s cherished Hardy tackle

48 T&S meets design engineer Steven Harper at his Alnwick base

56 Hardy — then and now

57 Win a Hardy 150 Anniversary reel

58 A day at the museum

62 Former world champion Howard Croston on evolving fly tackle


3 Editor’s welcome

22 Colin Macleod’s Hebridean diary

24 Letters to the editor

37 Trout Talk with Simon Cooper

39 Dani Morey’s View from the hut

40 Cockwill’s conundrum

138 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole


83 Quick fix: revive a CDC pattern

84 Our expert team helps you get more from your fishing

88 Rob Denson works with wire

90 A first-timer’s guide to fishing for sea-trout by daylight

95 Simon Sinclair on trout rise forms

96 Stuart Foxall ties a foam Buzzer


26 Three favourite sea-trout patterns shared by Michael Fearns, head bailiff at Annan Fishery Board

98 Fresh tackle reviewed

100 Tested: the latest 9ft six-weight trout rods


8 First Cast

10 Gallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

108 Reader offer: trout travel kit

109 Fishing reports and news

130 Troutmasters badge winners

132 Crossword competition

133 Property with fishing for sale

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