Trout & Salmon

THE TROUT SEASON STARTS HERE – a front page headline that's bound to excite the fly-fishing fraternity! The cover of this month's Trout & Salmon also promises the most comprehensive test of 15ft salmon rods, as well as guide to the feeding habits of the wild brown trout.

Here's what the inside cover tells us to look forward to:

HIGHLIGHTS
Time For The Green Tails

Grannom fan Louis Noble looks forward to this season's hatches and chooses flies.

Made For A Raw Spring Day
Paul Procter starts a new series on matching the hatch with a look at the March Brown.

Three Days At Tulchan
Andrew Flitcroft visits the king of Spey beats.

Trout & Salmon MagazineWet, Dry And Somewhere In Between
Robert Irvine reveals a deadly and innovative family of flies for wild loch trout.

Tested: 15ft Salmon Rods
This year's models put through their paces.

Dinner, Bed And Breakfast
The more we know about trout feeding behaviour, the more trout we should catch, writes Stan Headley.

FEATURES & TACKLE
Made For The Tay

Ronnie Irvine's Devon Minnows are the result of years of careful craftmanship.

Easy Pickings At Wrackleford
Mark Williams is witness to red-letter fishing on a day-ticket chalkstream water that boasts an illustrious angling history.

Swimming With The Tide
With more and more fishers tying Scandinavian patters, Ross Macdonald puts the case for two evergreen Scottish classics.

What's New
Salmon & Trout's pick of the latest game-fishing tackle.

Making A Start In The Marches
Jon Beer finds ticket water on the once exclusive River Lugg in Herefordshire

Totally Transformed
Dennis Moss details a trout conservation project on Kilroe River in Ireland.

Fly-Tying Materials
New products reviewed.

Fishing For Forces
Christoper Robinson invites contributions to a worthy cause.

First On Fly
After four years of endeavour, John Pickard's dream finally comes true.

Cooking Your Catch
Amanda Robin serves roast fillet of sea trout.

Next Month

A preview of the April issue highlights.

REGULARS
NewsReel

The latest from the world of game fishing.

Letters To The Editor
Your views on game-fishing matters.

Salmon-Fishers' Surgery

Crawford Little answers reader's queries.

Crossword Competition
Twelve Daiwa Wilderness XT trout rods worth £1,740 to be won.

Property Watch
Derek Bingham on houses with fishing.

My Favourite Pool
Sam Langford describes the Tennis Ball Pool on the River Guash.

Sharpe's Fish Of The Month
Win a salmon or trout rod.

Last Cast
Giles Catchpole on the big freeze.

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