September's issue of Trout & Salmon magazine comes with a 40+ page supplement entitled 'The Essential Guide To Irish Lough Fishing'. This guide, by Dennis Moss, aims to show you when, where and how to fish for wild trout in Ireland.
The cover of the main magazine itself promises a wide range of fly-fishing articles, so let's take a look at what's inside, courtesy of the 'Contents' page:
Trout That Cost You Nothing
Jon Beer travels south and doesn't spend a penny for three days.
Highlands Salmon Break All Records
The Lower Oykel beats epitomise the July upturn in the rivers of Scotland's far north. Andrew Graham-Stewart suggests why.
Tying The Ewe Blue
Ray Dingwall, gillie on the River Ewe in the Highlands, ties a fly for clear waters.
Peter De Kremer describes his fine-tuned approach to stillwaters.
Flies For September Streams
Paul procter looks forward to one of the last great hatches of the trouting year.
Trout At The Top Of Scotland
Finlay Wilson explores the Forsinard lochs, where big fish can be found in choppy waters.
FEATURES & TACKLE
Ferox On Fly
Experienced fishers will tell you that there's no point in trying to catch ferox trout on fly. But having fished Lochy and Arkaig, Stan Headley would beg to differ.
Try The Hitch
John Maitland advocates a method for Scottish salmon.
Richard Baker talks to world champion caster Steve Rajeff about fishing, tackle and competition success.
Cooking Your Catch
Amanda Robin serves a tasty pan-fried sea-trout salsa salad.
Trout & Salmon's pick of the best new fly-tying materials.
Where Big Salmon Run
Crawford Little hosted a week's salmon fishing for five readers in Norway, where Giles Malyon celebrated his 21st birthday with a 30-pounder.
A Monnow Marathon
Malcolm Anderson completes a remarkable fishing odyssey on a border trout river.
Trout & Salmon's pick of the latest game-fishing tackle.
Wild In Wicklow
Mike Weaver fishes for brown trout on the Avenmore and Aughrim rivers in Wicklow.
The latest from the world of game-fishing.
Letters To The Editor
Your views on game-fishing matters.
Derek Bingham on houses with fishing.
Crawford Little answers readers' queries.
Win G. Loomis Versaspey rods, worth £1,399
Sharpe's Fish Of The Month
Catch a memorable fish and win a salmon or trout rod.
Giles Catchpole explains why you shouldn't doubt the word of another angler.
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