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Master the two-turn water knot

This knot for attaching the main line to the hook link was originally shown to me by Dave Harrell when we were fishing a match at Evesham years ago. The…

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Great bait tips: super casters

ANGLER’S MAIL is number one for tips and tracks. Here’s another one from Dave Coster. Most anglers throw away their floating casters. I used to do the same before I…

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Winter roach fishing tips

THE humble roach continues to be the nation’s favourite and it’s easy to see why. Many anglers cut their teeth catching small roach from tiny pools through to sprawling pits,…

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Great bait tips: wet bread

ANGLER’S MAIL is number one for tips and tricks! Here’s another one by Bill Rushmer: I have always been a fan of wet bread but, at times, I like to…

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Great tips to boost your pike deadbaits

IT PAYS to give deadbaits an extra boost to draw pike in to your swim. Instead of casting out and leaving your deadbait motionless on the bottom try occasionally twitching…

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Great bait tips: flood groundbait mix

ANGLER’S MAIL is No.1 for tips and tricks! Here’s another one from Brian Gay, the man to follow in our magazine’s unbeatable Where To Fish section and tackle section too.…

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Glowing carp bait – fluoro pop-ups

IN THE depths of winter carp are reluctant to feed at the best of times, so the last thing you want to do is give them too much feed as…

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Top 5 winter baits for commercial fisheries

Bread Bread is a fantastic bait when the water temperature plummets, and starts to clear. It is a very light bait and its white colour means it is easily picked…

A lovely winter carp caught an easily digestible boilie.

Cracking winter carp fishing tips

  RATHER than hanging up your rods for the winter… get out there and do it. At this time of year, I don’t pay much attention to fining down because…