A MOBILE  approach with lures is my favourite for warmer water pike, before cooler autumn weather and then winter kicks in. You may be lucky enough to identify a swim…

Any successful river angler knows that shoals of fish are never evenly distributed. There will often be long stretches that are completely barren of anything fishy, particularly in areas where…

A member of the cyprinidae family, crucian carp are notorious for their shy bites, often hardly moving the float after picking up a hook bait. Crucian carp can give hardly…

Tench seem to do a vanishing act in the colder months, but as soon as the mercury levels start to climb they feed prolifically. They make their presence clear by tiny…

MULLET, an estuary-loving fish, fight like crazy on light gear and are definitely proud contenders for the hardest fighting sea species. They are certainly on a par with carp and…

FOR years I thought that grayling were of the radar, a species cursed by the game angler and rarely targeted by the coarse angler. I was wrong as the expensive…