Tips

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Top tips to catch in winter

  WINTER is a great time to be on the banks but you have to adapt your tactics in order to find action. There’s no doubt you have to work…

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Essential pike tackle for roving!

  SOMETIMES just grabbing a pike rod and going on a bit of a wander for a few hours can bring a big reward. But pikers tend to be more…

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5 top pike fishing tips for novices

    CHRISTMAS and piking go hand-in-hand and even if there is a few frosts this festive period, pike can still be on the prowl – they do get caught…

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The most common fishing questions – answered!

FROM the many questions that we get sent in by readers, there are always some that are more popular than others. To answer readers’ questions fully we draw upon the…

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Top tips for bait dips and glugs

Boosting a bait with extra scent is a great ruse when fishing a single hook bait for pressured specimens wary of large beds of feed. Even little mounds of food…

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Floodwater barbel fishing tips and tactics

Floodwater tactics differ enormously from the usual low level methods. You can forget delicate 1 oz quivertips and tiny bombs and feeders, they are useless even in the calmer slacks…