How does a trout catch a fly

How does a trout see a fly? Learning and understanding the intricacies of this process will prove key to choosing your fly – and your chances of success, says Paul…

Top 10 trout rivers. Fishing.

Charles Rangeley-Wilson picks his top 10 fly-fishing spots accessible to all. It's open to debate, preferably after a day on a chalkstream.

The classic salmon fly. Traherne flies tied by the writer

With more than two centuries of history behind it and still evolving, the development of the classic salmon fly is fascinating. Michael Radencich traces the history of the classic salmon…

Best fishing books

It is tricky to choose the best fishing books. There are the classics that are no longer considered essential fare, while others remain in constant demand. Keith Elliot selects the…

River Wye

The world-wide reputation of the River Wye for enormous salmon has attracted a fascinating cast of characters over the years. Marsha O’Mahony tells a few of their stories. For more…