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VIDEO: how to tie the best knot for dropshotting

ANGLER’S MAIL magazine’s popular new series – Catching With Collett – often has a video too. Here we bring you the latest video, looking briefly at a great knot for lure…

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HOW TO MAKE A BOTTLE TOP FEEDER

ANGLER’S MAIL is the number one source for tips and tricks! A reader asked us to show him how to make a cheap feeder rig. This type of feeder has…

4. Removing line twist can be tricky, especially in severe cases. Sometimes it’s safer to admit defeat and re-load with some fresh line, but there is a method of removing the early stages of line twist. The easiest method for removing twist from finer monofilament line is to make a cast over grass, remove the end tackle and retrieve every last inch through slight tension.

HOW TO LOAD YOUR SPOOL WITH LINE

SPOOLING up with fresh line is an important starting point. Monos don’t last indefinitely, especially if they have been stored in direct sunlight, so take some time to strip off…

If you follow these simple steps you'll soon be catching magnificent wary carp such as this one!

HOW TO MAKE A TUNGSTEN PUTTY CARP RIG

ANGLER’S MAIL is No.1 for fishing tips and tricks! Here’s one from contributor Andy Browne on making a tungsten putty rig for a critically balanced hook bait.   This material…

Gary Newman has caught some very big eels - here he is with his 8 lb 1 oz personal best.

DYSON RIG – A GREAT RIG FOR EEL FISHING

SUMMER is eel fishing time for more and more specialist anglers, as they try and catch a personal best. Here we bring you a classic eel rig called the Dyson…