The hooks petition originator is Dr Stuart McLanaghan, a sustainability business professional, and a lifelong angler who is motivated by fish welfare. The petition states: ‘For future generations, the welfare and…

Be prepared to explore The great thing about big dace is they can be caught from big rivers, but also from the smallest of streams so it really pays to…

A LOT of anglers target chub in the winter months when they start packing on the weight and filling out. And whether you’ve just got a couple of hours to…

The giant 3 lb 11 oz roach came from noted carp syndicate Highbridge Fisheries in Bridgham, Norfolk, where a 4 lb 1 oz specimen was matted two years ago. Captor…

Bread Bread is a fantastic bait when the water temperature plummets, and starts to clear. It is a very light bait and its white colour means it is easily picked…

MANY anglers are always searching for new places to fish. Some are happy to keep on going back to the same water or even the same swim but others look for…

A GLANCE  through the pages of Angler’s Mail a few weeks ago made me smile with a great deal of satisfaction. I wanted to congratulate all of the anglers who had…

I DON’T know what happened to autumn this year. It still felt like summer a few weeks ago and now it’s more like winter up in my neck of the…

THE announcement of new rod licence rules and fees last week sparked off yet another debate on just how many anglers there are in England and Wales – with the…