Richard Howard

Tested by DAVE COSTER LEEDA CARP MATCH 3 £1.99 for two Budget priced floats supplied two in a pack offering 0.5 gr and 0.75 gr sizes. These are ideal for…

Tested by DUNCAN CHARMAN J.W. YOUNG TRAVEL BARBEL £99.99 An innovative five-piece travel rod that will appeal to those wanting to store it in the boot of their car for…

Tested by DUNCAN CHARMAN CK CARP KINETICS SPECIAL EDITION SET £2 A great starter kit that includes brightly coloured baiting needle, splicing/gate needle and drill that you’ll struggle to mislay.…

TRUSTED tackle reviews appear every week in Angler’s Mail magazine. Here’s one exclusively online, a First Trial report by STEVE LOCKETT. A TRIP to Goodiford Mill fisheries near Cullompton is…

Tested by DUNCAN CHARMAN COTSWOLD AQUARIUS DLX £15.99 Measuring 14.5 x 10.5 x 3.3 cm this simple but effective cool bag will appeal to many a pike angler and has…

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT TRABUCCO SUPERCAST XT9 £54.99 This reel comes with two very wide and nice shallow spools. It should be superb for long casts with either heavy float…

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT NASH BOX LOGIC TACKLE STATION £82.99 This box makes a brilliant combined gear storage/working area with extendable legs allowing a working height of up to 34…

Tested by DUNCAN CHARMAN NASH £1.39 TO £2.15 A typical, shaped flat pear with the weight distributed to its rear, which reduces tangles when casting. The low, flat profile creates…

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT BENWICK SPORTS XT MARGIN MO £2.30 Quite long and slim floats, more suited to deeper margins. These tasty floats seem great for meat and worm baits…

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT SENSAS £11.99 Very similar to the Maver wallet, but holds slightly fewer hooks, having 76 pegs. Utilises the same four-fold design, each flap holding a line…