Richard Howard

Richard Howard

Angler’s Mail features editor. AM staff man since 1987. Specimen angler and a keen all-rounder with some impressive PB’s. He loves hearing about new methods and new tackle innovation.

COMING with plenty of flash in copper, nickel and brass colours, Kodex Big Eye Spoon lures are designed to mimic a fish swimming through the water. Fairly aerodynamic, they cast…

MIDDY have taken the knowledge they have gleaned from their previous, award-winning clothing, to launch a new, top-end, MX-800 clothing range, aimed at match anglers. It’s smart, it’s eye-catching, it’s…

THE Greys Chest/Backpack system will appeal to any roving angler. Whether you’re flicking a few lures around or perhaps rolling meat for barbel, I think this double-act could come in…

THE brand new RidgeMonkey RM-Tec Hook Range feature four key patterns for specimen carp. Boasting ridiculously sharp points, special forged bends for extra strength, and a unique RM-Tec GunMetal finish,…

THESE Mitchell Avocet 6500 FS RTE reels are a free-spool design with a built-in audio and visual alarm system. When the spool spins in free-spool mode, the blue, red, green…

THE Prologic BAT+ alarms tick a lot of boxes considering their ‘keen’ price point. The heads come with five sensitivity settings and six volume levels plus a silent mode, they…

ROVING with a light set-up and some lures like these Kodex Reflex Spinners can be great fun, whether you’re on a small river or working the marginal ledge on a…

WITH a passion for angling heritage, and inspired by rods such as Richard Walker’s Classic Mk IV Carp rod, leading fishing tackle businessman Roger Surgay has released three retro-style rods…

IF YOU’RE looking to take those first steps into pole fishing for silvers, check out the DAM Sensormatch poles, they’re keenly priced.. Allowing you to get off the mark for…