BARBEL trophy

WINTER fishing for barbel can be very productive, especially for the larger specimens, which may be in top condition and weighing in at their heaviest. The first frosts will usually…

CHUB - trophy_

CHUB are a favourite winter quarry, and more so when the really cold weather has settled in, and clear, low water can make other species switch off. Chub will feed…

Spade8

Many experienced match-style anglers, certainly those who learned their craft years ago before stepped-up gear for carp pools came along, tie spade-end hooks by hand. But the easiest way to…

It's quite easy to avoid tangles with Method feeder rigs, as Paul explained.

With the introduction of flat-bed feeders and moulds it has never been easier. The Method feeder and mould creates a great way of presenting a hook bait surrounded by some…

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Watch the weather At this changeable time of year, it can feel like summer one day and the depth of winter the next. The more you can predict these trends…