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VIDEO: how to present boilies better for carp fishing with Steve Collett

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ANGLER’S MAIL magazine has a new look and a new series – Catching With Collett – which also has a video each time. Here we bring you the fourth video.
With stunning pictures and a great read, told as it happened in Steve Collett’s unique style, this is a series people will be talking about.
And to back up each episode in…

VIDEO: new AM series reveals go-anywhere pike rig!

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ANGLER’S MAIL magazine has a new look and a new series – Catching With Collett – which also has a video each time.
With stunning pictures and a great read, told as it happened in Steve Collett’s unique style, this is a series people will be talking about.
And to back up each episode in the magazine, AMTV brings you  a…

HOW TO MAKE A BOTTLE TOP FEEDER

ANGLER’S MAIL is the number one source for tips and tricks!
A reader asked us to show him how to make a cheap feeder rig. This type of feeder has become very popular and is regarded by many as a rival to the pellet feeder.
 

 
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PLEASURE BLOG (Sun): How important is the length of your hook length or trace?

IT’S time for our must-read Sunday blog. Every Sunday we welcome coarse fishing all-rounder Colin Mitchell.
For many years Colin was a senior Angler’s Mail magazine staff man and he has enjoyed a long, interesting journalism career. He understands match fishing, pleasure fishing, carp fishing – the lot.
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How important is…

BIG FISH BLOG (Thurs): Team Korum’s top 5 rigs

WELCOME to our latest daily blog, exclusively here on the Angler’s Mail website.
Next up on our Big Fish Blog is Korum, keeping you up to speed on what their whole team has been up to. The highs, the lows, and all the fun stuff in-between. This lively blog comes from very experienced Korum consultant, Chris Ponsford.
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HOW TO LOAD YOUR SPOOL WITH LINE

SPOOLING up with fresh line is an important starting point. Monos don’t last indefinitely, especially if they have been stored in direct sunlight, so take some time to strip off last season’s line and re-spool for some peace of mind and safer fishing.
No two anglers fill their reels with fresh line in the same way, but the general rule of…

HOW TO MAKE A TUNGSTEN PUTTY CARP RIG

ANGLER’S MAIL is No.1 for fishing tips and tricks! Here’s one from contributor Andy Browne on making a tungsten putty rig for a critically balanced hook bait.
 
This material comes in three different colours to match the terrain that you’re fishing over – Silt, Weed and Gravel – and consists of tightly woven Dyneema core with a translucent polymer coating, ensuring…

DYSON RIG – A GREAT RIG FOR EEL FISHING

SUMMER is eel fishing time for more and more specialist anglers, as they try and catch a personal best.
Here we bring you a classic eel rig called the Dyson rig, named after the late specialist angler Colin Dyson.
The Dyson version shown below was used by Angler’s Mail magazine writer Gary Newman during a feature that produced fish to over…

GREAT BAIT TIPS: BRILLIANT BOILIE RIG FOR BARBEL

ANGLER’S MAIL is number one for fishing tips and tricks! Here is another tip from Pete Reading…
Boilies, in all their varieties, are a brilliant barbel bait and it pays to fish them on the simplest of rigs. It is important to nail a hook bait firmly to the bottom, preferably on a bed of feed that keeps barbel grubbing around…

CRAWLING CORN COCKTAIL RIG FOR CARP

ANGLER’S MAIL is number one for tips and tricks, heres another one from Colin Davidson on a simple but deadly little rig to catch carp.
This is a deadly little rig that’s just the ticket on busy waters. It’s a brilliant cocktail bait that catches fish out where tit-bit fishing with bags and sticks is the favourite approach.
I’m sure someone will…