USE meat baits with confidence. They might not be up there with the boilies and pellets in most angler’s preferences, but an oily chunk of luncheon meat or a section…

Boilies, in all their varieties, are a brilliant barbel fishing bait and it pays to fish them on the simplest of rigs. It is important to nail a hook bait…

The tucked blood knot ensures that line is attached to the hook securely, with little chance of slipping even when playing the biggest of fish. There’s absolutely no excuse for…

A reader asked Angler’s Mail to show him how to make a cheap feeder rig to use with water-softened pellets. This type of feeder has become very popular and is…

This sensitive stick float rig is an ideal rig to tempt them, using half a lobworm on the hook with chopped worm and caster as feed. The rig is made…