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Archive for June, 2012


Delight – and disasters – as rivers open

THE new rivers season got off to a decent start in most areas but it wasn’t all good news as there were two serious fish kills.
Lots of good fish were caught around the country which appear in the printed Angler’s Mail magazine this week, but lots of rainfall meant it wasn’t plain sailing for everyone.
But there has been very bad…

HOW TO PREPARE LIQUIDISED BREAD GROUNDBAIT

ANGLER’S MAIL columnist Bill Rushmer is a baits expert and loves nothing better than sharing his knowledge of the best ways with supermarket baits. 
Bill used one loaf of bread for one of his recent Mail features, using steam-pressed punch for his hook bait. Here’s how he prepared his liquidised bread feed from the rest of the loaf…
 
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Monster eels hail “new dawn”

THE eel record is set to be smashed according to species expert Steve Ricketts.
He spoke to the Mail after catching one of the greatest catches of all-time with mega snakes weighing 9 lb 13 oz, 9 lb 1 oz, 6 lb 14 oz, 5 lb 13 oz and 4 lb 4 oz.
The 49-year-old said: ‘I think we are entering a…

5 lb 2 oz record rudd!

THE British rudd record appears to have been obliterated with a stunning 5 lb 2 oz monster.
Adrian Cannon made the remarkable capture from the day ticket Whittlesey Drain, Cambridgeshire.
To make the capture all the more remarkable he caught it on the first cast of the new season on June 16.
For the full amazing story, grab this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine.
And…

TV star caught by Close Season bailiffs

AN ANGLING legend has been caught fishing during the Close Season on Herefordshire’s River Wye – but insists it was a “misunderstanding”.
An Environment Agency spokeswoman said: ‘We can confirm that a man was apprehended in Herefordshire on the June 14 by the Environment Agency. He was found fishing on the River Wye during the coarse fish closed season, so bailiffs…

>>> A-Z DIRECTORY OF FISHERIES – SOUTH AND SOUTH WEST

HERE’S our at-a-glance clickable index of coarse fishing venues within this region. 
We’ll be growing this whole Where To Fish section rapidly in the next few weeks and months – so do check back! Day ticket waters and club venues will be appearing, plus videos of great places to fish.
Be sure to see Angler’s Mail magazine every Tuesday for Where To…

>>> A-Z DIRECTORY OF FISHERIES – NORTH

HERE’S our at-a-glance clickable index of coarse fishing venues within this region.
We’ll be growing this whole Where To Fish section rapidly in the next few weeks and months – so do check back! Day ticket waters and club venues will be appearing, plus videos of great places to fish.
Be sure to see Angler’s Mail magazine every Tuesday for Where To…

>>> A-Z DIRECTORY OF FISHERIES – WALES

HERE’S our at-a-glance clickable index of coarse fishing venues within this region.
We’ll be growing this whole Where To Fish section rapidly in the next few weeks and months – so do check back! Day ticket waters and club venues will be appearing, plus videos of great places to fish.
Be sure to see Angler’s Mail magazine every Tuesday for Where To…

Where To Fish venues in our latest magazine

THIS week’s Angler’s Mail features the best of the new river season including catch reports from around the country, a record fish and tips on catching on hot days, surface carping and eels.
 

Huge record rudd landed
Angling star caught fishing out of season
Monster eel haul best ever
England team gets super coaches
Full rivers round up and Pallatrax prize winners
Become an expert on…

Lure Society match at awesome pike venue Esthwaite Water – bonus pictures

ANGLER’S MAIL is No.1 for weekly predator fishing coverage – but just because the main pike season is over it doesn’t mean everything stops.
We have an exclusive report in our latest issue on the Lure Anglers Society Pike Pairs Competition at Esthwaite Water, Cumbria, sponsored by Savage Gear.
Every fishing club needs a prestige competition. An event that not only produces great fishing,…