bite indicators

DO I fish with bow tight lines or do I slack line? And do I want my rod tips in the air or do I want them pointing down? It…

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As a keen float maker, I find making a pike float for deadbaits relatively easy. And this same process can be used to make your own heavy duty ‘pellet waggler’…

White choc

Tempting lethargic fish to feed in winter can be particularly tricky as most species’ metabolism slows right down in colder water. They need far less food than they require during…

Main

CARP  fishing can by tricky in the winter but there’s still plenty of action to had, especially on well stocked water. But “runs waters” can still be brilliant for catching…

PERCH hard to find

PERCH have made a massive return to all our waters in recent years, and although the real biggies seem to be coming from commercial stillwater fisheries as a rule, there…