February, 2012

5 - Indication can cause irritation for braid users, and many years back I suffered my fair share of it. With sinking braids the solution is to fish lines slack so that the line is limp from the rod tip, and use bobbins sitting on the ground - that way the wind won't rattle your bobbins and give false bleeps ever again, and because of braids zero stretch, you'll still get a serious pull or jump if a carp gets hold of the hook bait.

Using braided main line for carp fishing

BRAIDED main lines find a place on Angler’s Mail carp fishing columnist Colin Davidson’s reels in colder weather. They offer unrivalled sensitivity – if your hook bait is picked up…

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18 lb zander caps fab family haul

AN ANGLING-MAD family have had one of the best predator spells ever with an amazing haul of pike and zander from their local River Severn. Angling artist Karen Sarkar started…

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MIDDY 3G MICRO MUSCLE 11FT WAGGLER ROD – TESTED

TRUSTED tackle reviews appear every week in Angler’s Mail magazine. Here’s one exclusively online, a First Trial report by STEVE LOCKETT. A TRIP to Goodiford Mill fisheries near Cullompton is…

...Damian... and the crew?

Jobs at top carp fishing firm Korda

KORDA, a famous and cult brand in carp fishing, are recruiting – as reported in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine (cover-dated February 28, 2012). Here is some background about the…

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Big Blithfield pike for Paul Garner

AFTER losing a good fish the previous week at Blithfield, Paul Garner returned anxious to settle the score with the famous reservoirs big pike. With some stunning specimens coming from…