Any successful river angler knows that shoals of fish are never evenly distributed. There will often be long stretches that are completely barren of anything fishy, particularly in areas where…

A member of the cyprinidae family, crucian carp are notorious for their shy bites, often hardly moving the float after picking up a hook bait. Crucian carp can give hardly…

Here are a few storage solutions that might help tame the tackle overspill in your life. They’re aimed more at carp anglers, but every angler will get some top hints…

WE HAVE  had lots of climate changes recently, which dramatically affects our fishing. The main catalyst for this is the increase in air temperature during the day and also at…

Sharp hooks fan Angler’s Mail columnist Colin Davidson tells you how to make your own hooks sharper, and the tools required for the job. Follow Colin’s simple steps and you’ll…

There’s no better way to explore rivers than trotting a float, and with our simple guide to river fishing floats, we’ll show you how to choose the right one for…

DON’T you just love the sun? A nice bright, sunny day, not a cloud in the sky… Perfect for sunbathing but rubbish for fishing! But keep an eye on that…