12tAndrew Flitcroft experiences electric sport in pursuit of Lough Mask’s daphnia-feeders

28tWords of wisdom from Don Stazicker as a new river trout season gets underway

48tRenowned Borders casting instructor Eoin Fairgrieve’s treasured tackle

50tJim Coates talks to salmon addict Art Merk

58tBeautiful Caladail Loch in the north-west Highlands turns on the charm for Finlay Wilson

67tPaul Procter shares memories of two of his favourite trout pools


3tEditor’s welcome

22tColin Macleod’s Hebridean diary

26tLetters to the editor

43tTrout Talk with Simon Cooper

45tDani Morey’s View from the hut

46tCockwill’s conundrum

146tLast Cast goes to Giles Catchpole


83tQuick fix: reduce luggage

84tSeasonal advice from our panel of expert anglers

88tRob Denson ties with Flexi-floss

90tHow to make a simple knot guard

94tFly of the month by Stuart Foxall

96tSimon Sinclair takes a light-hearted look at buzzer fishing


39tStan Headley shines a light on white loch flies

74tSix exacting patterns from Ireland’s Peter Driver

80tInside Jack Westbury’s fly-box

98tTempting new tackle

100tTen 14ft salmon rods tested

105t2022 Gear Guide


8tFirst Cast

10tGallery with Sharpe’s of Aberdeen

121tFishing reports and news

138tTroutmasters badge winners

140tCrossword competition

141tReader offer: Hardy Fortuna reel

142tProperty with fishing for sale