Though a county renowned for its so-called reality TV stars, there is still great sport to be enjoyed deep in the heart of rural Essex, says Matt Kidd. Especially when armed with a fly rod.
Toby Coe offers his five top tips for catching more trout.
My fishing day with Marina Gibson.
Swapping babies for Bentleys, Matt Harris headed to Iceland with his camera for a fly fishing trip with a difference.
Imagine a river where the scenery is as stunning as the fishing is exclusive - where ocean-bright salmon of gigantic proportions can empty a reel in about 15 seconds flat - and you might just have an inkling of what it's like to fish for Chinooks in Chilean Patagonia, says Matt Harris.
In fly fishing, it is big, wide and wild places that hold the most powerful draw, says David Wolsoncroft-Dodds.
A good fly fishing guide can be the difference between blank and brilliant, says Marcus Janssen, particularly when you can’t see a thing.
Tigerfishing on Tanzania’s Mnyera and Ruhudji rivers is more than just fishing, says Matt Harris. It is an experience like no other.
Lesotho is a kind of Africa that you probably never thought existed. Have you heard of it? Can you point to it on a map? And did you know that it has dry fly fishing that's off the charts? Edward Truter reports.
Sparkling with golden possibilities, an early-season salmon fishing trip to Norway’s fabled River Gaula leaves a lasting impression on Matt Harris.
Preparing a fish for the table or freezer after a long day on the water can be a chore. But it needn't be! There are so many ways to prepare a fish that really do take seconds. Here is a video and step-by-step guide to gutting a trout. Quick, easy, no bother!
Michael Wigan travels to Wester Ross to meet a man who has single-handedly transformed the fate of the River Carron’s wild salmon stocks.
Andy Buckley recounts the landing of an unlikely fish in an even more unlikely location.
The rivers might be low – the prime time been and gone – but Neil Patterson doesn’t let this get in the way of an opportunity to catch a salmon of a lifetime.
Virgin streams, surface poppers and savage takes from wild apex predators. Matt Harris leaves his passport at home and heads to Suffolk for a fishing trip with a difference.
Welcome to Craig, a central Montana town consisting of three fly shops, a bar, a restaurant, and a mechanic. This is the land of trout, where flies and tippet are the talk of the town.
Marcus Janssen considers what it is that makes a spring salmon the ultimate prize in fly fishing.
Matt Harris heads into the Amazon for a rumble in the jungle with one of the hardest-fighting freshwater species of fish he has ever done battle with.
David Beanland travels to northern Croatia, where he experiences mixed fortunes in his quest for grayling and brown trout.
Ben Etridge travels to a largely unexplored corner of Argentinian Patagonia, where two brothers have unearthed a true pocket of paradise.
Matt Harris travels to British Columbia where he discovers that wedding photography can have its upsides.
After several scuppered attempts, a trip to Cumbria's River Eden proved to be well worth the wait for Marcus Janssen.
Michael Wigan pays homage to the all-important angler's riverbank retreat.
Matt Harris travels to Norway and has his heart stolen by the Reisa, a less well-known neighbour of the mighty Alta.
Adventure, incredible wildlife and fishing on a different scale. A float trip through the Alaskan wilderness leaves Jan Delaporte feeling more alive than ever.
Paul Procter offers some top tips for making the most of the season’s first ephemerid hatches.
Matt Harris heads for the crystal-clear headwaters of the Rio Agua Negra for an angling experience he will never forget – dorado on the fly.
The netting of salmon and grilse is a contentious topic throughout the North Atlantic, and no more so than the coastal waters around Scotland. Patrick Tillard heads to Montrose to meet the directors of Usan Salmon Fisheries.
The southern chalkstreams may be famous for their early season hatches of Ephemera danica but there’s great sport to be had later in the year, says Marcus Janssen.
Oddly, salmon fishers tend to be very reluctant to pay for Spey casting tuition. Marcus Janssen looks at the benefits of seeking the help of a professional instructor.
A recent trip to Argentina’s Lake Strobel changed Matt Harris’s perception of rainbow trout forever. And for good reason too.
High summer may not be prime time for dry fly fishing in the UK, says Paul Procter, but, thanks to the diminutive blue-winged olive, late evenings can herald memorable sport.
After a truly incredible week in Russia last season, Tarquin Millington-Drake argues that the autumn-run salmon on the Ponoi are in a league of their own.
A salmon, a sea trout and a brownie in a day - Marcus Janssen headed south to try his hand at the Testwood challenge.
Matt Harris goes fishing with Andy Blyth, a former rugby player who, despite nearly dying from a spinal injury, continues to do what he loves – fly fishing for salmon.
Matt Harris joins Sir Edward Dashwood, and makes a return to the Towy in Wales for a some magical night fishing for the trophy sea trout.
Matt Harris's recent trip into deepest Mongolia in pursuit of the world's largest salmonid left him with memories that will last a lifetime...
Henry Gilbey samples the delights of fishing for the king of fish in some of the clearest rivers on earth. This is salmon fishing with a difference.
Matt Harris heads to British Columbia's Dean River to try his hand at notoriously challenging steelhead and discovers what all the fuss is about.
Matt Harris gets caught up in the majestic scenery and wonder of India as he goes in pursuit of the hard-fighting mahseer.
Matt Harris heads to Chilean Patagonia where gin clear rivers and lakes, spectacular scenery and the promise of trophy trout beckons...
Far in the north of Russia flow the rivers of the Taymyr peninsula.Tarquin Millington-Drake tells the story of an eastern adventure to find the giant Arctic char.
The Ponoi is a Russian jewel of a salmon river, yet less than 20 years ago it was practically unknown. Tarquin Millington-Drake explains its history.