Trout & Salmon November 2022 Issue

by Trout and Salmon |


12 Two seasoned North Esk anglers share experiences past and present with Finlay Wilson

28 Don Stazicker meets members of an old established club with a friendly modern outlook

44 Cardiff fly-fisher Nick Thomas reveals his treasured angling possessions

54 Andrew Flitcroft meets the bright future of fly-fishing on Derbyshire’s River Dove

64 Irish wet-fly supremo Frank Reilly discloses the tactics that have brought him great success

72 Jim Coates chats with Simon Gawesworth, one of the world’s leading angling instructors


3 Editor’s welcome

22 Colin Macleod’s Hebridean diary

24 Letters to the editor

41 Trout Talk with Simon Cooper

43 Dani Morey’s View from the hut

130 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole


79 Quick fix: Tidy tying

80 Waterside Wisdom

84 Stuart Foxall ties a grayling bug

86 Tyer Rob Denson gets creative with household bits and bobs

88 Steve Cullen targets big reservoir trout with floating fry patterns

92 Simon Sinclair on grayling


38 Inside Irish instructor Andrew Ryan’s fly-box

50 Swedish fly-tyer Stefan Biehl showcases six successful patterns

94 Take a look at a new batch of tackle for autumn

99 Our pick of the best fly-tying materials


8 First Cast

10 Gallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

100 Reader offer: Scierra clothing

101 Fishing reports and news

123 Crossword competition

124 Troutmasters badge winners

126 Property with fishing for sale

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