Tench seem to do a vanishing act in the colder months, but as soon as the mercury levels start to climb they feed prolifically. They make their presence clear by tiny…

The skittle float was invented by the late Pat Tarrant, who was one of the best fishing float innovators of all time. Basically it was designed to be fished bottom…

Match catapults if used for firing out boilies at range will self-destruct. And if you fill a collapsible pouch with maggots for close range fishing and the grubs will fly…

PRIME LOCATION The nearside margins should never be ignored on heavily stocked commercials, along with island features and reachable far bank havens. Very often the fish will feed very tight…

Braided lines offer unrivalled sensitivity as main lines – if your hook bait is picked up you know about it. Braids are also long lasting thanks to their lack of…

Looking for river fishing pointers? A good starting point would be spending an hour or two creeping along the banks should yield all those likely holding areas, such as overhanging vegetation,…