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10 top winter carp fishing tips

  WINTER carping can be tough but it’s a fantastic feeling to get a carp of any size in these tough conditions. But follow these ten tips and you should…

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Top tips to catch in winter

  WINTER is a great time to be on the banks but you have to adapt your tactics in order to find action. There’s no doubt you have to work…

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Essential pike tackle for roving!

  SOMETIMES just grabbing a pike rod and going on a bit of a wander for a few hours can bring a big reward. But pikers tend to be more…

Carl Smith and other young video makers are making the carp fishing video scene ever-more watchable, for free, on YouTube.

10 best carp fishing videos

  WOW, what a year it’s been for angling on screen! Through ITV, Channel 5, freeview’s Quest, Sky Sports, and newcomers BT Sport, the angling market has been getting the…

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5 top pike fishing tips for novices

    CHRISTMAS and piking go hand-in-hand and even if there is a few frosts this festive period, pike can still be on the prowl – they do get caught…

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The most common fishing questions – answered!

FROM the many questions that we get sent in by readers, there are always some that are more popular than others. To answer readers’ questions fully we draw upon the…

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Pike fishing tips for rivers!

 UNDERFISHING of our rivers can be great news for the pike angler. With silverfish populations increasing on a lot of flowing waterways – food fish for the resident pike population…

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Top 10 winter carp fishing tips and tricks

CARP  fishing can by tricky in the winter but there’s still plenty of action to had, especially on well stocked water. But “runs waters” can still be brilliant for catching…