The tucked blood knot ensures that line is attached to the hook securely, with little chance of slipping even when playing the biggest of fish. There’s absolutely no excuse for…

Summer fishing baits and additives seem to create two different camps. Some top anglers I know are ultra confident, keep things simple and use bait plain, straight out of the…

CARP fishing in spring can be truly epic. This is the time for bagging up with double-figure carp…. and for me May and June have always produced my biggest hauls.…

TENCH are waking up, and they’re often a bit more gullible and willing to take an angler’s hook bait in the spring. If you want to have a crack for…

MANY anglers are always searching for new places to fish. Some are happy to keep on going back to the same water or even the same swim but others look for…

A GLANCE  through the pages of Angler’s Mail a few weeks ago made me smile with a great deal of satisfaction. I wanted to congratulate all of the anglers who had…

THE announcement of new rod licence rules and fees last week sparked off yet another debate on just how many anglers there are in England and Wales – with the…