No specimen trout or babbling brook on the cover of this month's Trout & Salmon magazine, instead a crystal clear close-up of a fly. Equally as striking as their usual covers, but different.
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Here's a look at what's in the March 2011 issue, courtesy of the 'Contents' page:
Crawford Little is Trout & Salmon's guide on a March day on a Highland river in search of early-season silver.
A Moment In March
Timely bankside observation led Louis Noble to this successful March Brown emerger.
Jon Beer stumbles across the trus stories behind some yellowing scraps of newsprint.
Mixed Bags At Kylemore
Chris McCully and party enjoy sport from boat and bank in the wilds of Connemara.
Trout And Salmon reviews 17 new breathable sock-foot chest waders and reapair expert Dave Gordon reveals how to make this costly, but essential, wear last.
Derby Day Brownies
Mick Weaver returns to the River Liffey and finds sparkling water and good sport in the middle of an Irish drought.
Steady As You Go
Stealth and watercraft can make all the difference between success and failure in the pursuit of river trout, as Paul Procter explains.
Wild As The Wind Itself
Finlay Wilson racks up some hard-won brownies at a Highland estate fishery of stark, desolate beauty.
Win Patagonia waders and shoes.
FEATURES & TACKLE
DVD's about Irish Mayfly and Alta salmon fishing that make us long for the summer.
The New Zealand Experience
Peter Gathercole chases double-figure brownies in The Land of the Long White Cloud.
Trout and Salmon has joined Glasgow Angling Centre to offer a start-the-season stillwater trout kit for just £79.99.
Consolations Of Age
Stan Headley takes comfort from the things he's learned in a long fly-fishing career.
Abundance vs Austerity
You can't have too many salmon in our rivers – Orri Vigfusson pleads for a more enlightened approach to “targets”.
Flies With Feeling
The addition of antennae to a range of popular salmon patterns turns good flies into great flies, claims Ronald Sutherland.
Iceland On A Budget
Oskar Pall Sveinsson offers advice to salmon-fishers prepared to make their own way to Iceland.
Deveron Fishing Festival
News of an exciting event in May.
Letters To The Editor
Your views on game-fishing matters.
The latest from the world of game-fishing.
Derek Bingham on houses with fishing.
Fish Of The Month
Catch a memorable fish and win a Sharpe's rod.
Crawford Little answers readers' queries.
The latest tackle reviewed.
Trout & Salmon's pick of the best new fly-tying materials and gadgets.
Crane fishing: Giles Catchpole wonders whether he or the gillie is more responsible for his success.
There are also three or four pages of regional catch reports.
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