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…

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…

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…

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…

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…