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ANGLER’S MAIL HQ BLOG (Wed): top safety tips when kayak fishing

WELCOME to the Wednesday blog – each week filled by Angler’s Mail.
This week’s Angler’s Mail HQ blog is by assistant editor (production) Richard Holroyd.
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SAFETY TIPS FOR KAYAK FISHING
 
EVERY summer I see increasing numbers of anglers along the coastline where I live trying to catch fish from kayaks. It’s not only…

HOW TO USE YOUR FREE ANGLER’S MAIL PELLET WAGGLER

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THIS week’s Angler’s Mail issue, on sale July 9, comes with a brilliant free pellet waggler. Here, Steve Collett explains how to get the best from fishing this method with your free float.
 

PELLET WAGGLER
The pellet waggler is ideal for fishing in the warmer months when fish are competing up in the water for food. A pellet waggler is a lot…

ANGLER’S MAIL HQ BLOG (Wed): Top 10 Tips when taking kids fishing

WELCOME to the Wednesday blog – each week filled by Angler’s Mail.

This week’s Angler’s Mail HQ blog is by production editor Richard Holroyd.
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TOP 10 TIPS WHEN TAKING KIDS FISHING
WITH the school summer holidays fast approaching I’m already starting to think about things to…

VIDEO: barbel stars’ top tips at Barbel Society show

THE latest Angler’s Mail magazine has exclusive coverage of the Barbel Society show – if you like river fishing, do not miss it!
Click below to watch an exclusive tips video recorded by Carl and Alex with barbel stars. Great advice!!

 
 
 
 

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VIDEO: how to use your disgorgers properly

ANGLER’S MAIL magazine this week brings you a free disgorger set – yes, three sizes to unhook all the fish you will ever catch!
Do not miss the issue cover-dated June 18. And also be sure to watch this helpful unhooking tips video with Steve Collett, below.

 
 
 
 

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HOW TO PERFECTLY ELASTICATE A CARP POLE

HERE’S how to elasticate the power top two of a new carp pole, from the makers of the No.1 magazine for coarse instruction and products, Angler’s Mail…
The essential tools and components you require are: winder bung and extractor rod, size 14 elastic, bull-nosed No.7 PTFE bushes, connectors, flat file, hacksaw and masking tape.
Size 14 elastic is too fierce for silver…

BEST ALL-ROUND WINTER FISHING RIG FOR LAKES

THIS helicopter rig is excellent for catching a wide variety of species, especially in the winter on lakes.
To construct it, use a small swivel trapped between two float stops on 8 lb main line.
Then tie a four inch hook length of 6 lb line to the swivel and tie on a size 16 hook.
Position this about five inches above a…

GET THE BEST FROM YOUR FISHING LINE

HERE is some top advice from Angler’s Mail magazine on how to load your reel and get the best from your fishing lines.
If you get this week’s issue of our magazine (August 21 cover-date) then you’ll get a spool of top quality line – FREE!

 
1 Everyone has their preferred method of loading up with fresh line, whether it’s a pencil…

VIDEO AND INSTRUCTION: RETURN BARBEL SAFELY

THE care of barbel after capture is particularly important in summer conditions, when low oxygen levels mean that an exhausted fish will need to be carefully nursed back to strength after a hard fight.
It is vital to keep barbel out of the water for the shortest time possible, so rest a played-out barbel in the net for a few minutes…

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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