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Angler’s Mail magazine staff blog about catches, issues, new tackle, tactics and top fishing tips.

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Top spring carp tips

    SPRING can be a tricky time on the bank. It’s even harder reading what’s going on under the surface. But there will be life down there and it…

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Fishing ‘down under’ style in New Zealand!

  I’VE just got back from a dream holiday to sunny New Zealand with my Surrey-based but definitely kiwi girlfriend Andrea – and would recommend it to any British angler.…

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The fishmeal baits dilemma

I THINK most anglers at some stage experience a dilemma regarding when and when not to use fishmeal products. This mainly applies to wild venues where pellets and fishmeal groundbaits have…

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5 tips to make fishing lures more attractive

MY DAD first introduced me to the merits of using  soft plastic fishing lures during a cod fishing session way back when I was a teenager. We began the session…

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Best winter baits for chub

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…

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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…