Trout & Salmon December 2022 Issue

by Trout & Salmon |


12 George Barron fishes the coch-y-bonddu fall on a remote Welsh mountain lake

28 One of Rutland Water’s most successful bank anglers reveals his winter big-fish tactics

40 Richard Wilson remembers the fly-rods that have shaped his fishing journey

42 In Perthshire, a little-known River Isla tributary sets Paul Procter a real challenge

54 Jim Coates meets the man behind the transformation of the River Carron in the Scottish Highlands


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

122 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole


63 Quick fix: flexible cones

64 Waterside wisdom

68 Rob Denson ties with ordinary household odds and sods

70 The art of spider fishing

75 Simon Sinclair on stillwaters in winter

76 Tying a weighty grayling bug


78 Looking for Christmas gift ideas? Browse our pick of fine game-fishing tackle, clothing, books and accessories

117 Reader offer: Scierra waders and Daiwa wading boots


8 First Cast

10 Gallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

89 Fishing reports and news

109 Crossword competition

110 Troutmasters badge winners

112 Troutmasters Final results

118 Property with fishing for sale

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