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…

CARP  fishing can by tricky in the winter but there’s still plenty of action to had, especially on well stocked water. But “runs waters” can still be brilliant for catching…

BIG river roach are not as common as they once were, but they are still around and worth fishing for on some rivers. You need to know that your quarry…

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 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…

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…