PERCH have made a massive return to all our waters in recent years, and although the real biggies seem to be coming from commercial stillwater fisheries as a rule, there…

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…

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…

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…

Keep mobile to find the fish – it can be difficult to locate fish on lightly fished and overgrown stretches. A mobile approach roving approach is often best so travel…

NATIONAL FISHING MONTH is back, running until the end of August. Angler’s Mail is right behind the campaign, along with the Environment Agency, Angling Trades Association and Angling Trust. If…

LOW WATER STALKING IN SUMMER When rivers are low and clear in summer, fishing can be difficult, but it is still possible to catch and you can improve your chances…

Even though the temperature outside is now rising, it is still very noticeable just how few fish seem to be getting their heads down in venues much deeper than 10…