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NOW can be a tricky time on the bank but the spring fishing tips outlined here can turn your fortunes. It’s hard reading what’s going on under the surface. But…

Description: 15 mm dumbbell-shaped wafter hook baits. Ingredients: contains the same key ingredients and colours as Dynamite’s The Source, The Crave, Monster Tiger Nut, Monster Tiger Nut Red-Amo and CompleX-T…

Description: a feature-packed alarm and receiver set with a free bivvy light. Specifications: alarms: two multi-coloured LEDs; seven alarm and tone settings; six sensitivity settings; one-touch mute button; forward and…

Description: a compact unhooking mat with sides, perfect for specimen carp. Specifications: 50 mm foam-padded base; easy fold-out design Velcro safety flap with water port; zipped exit ends and pegging…

Craig McEvoy displays his impressive 58 lb carp at The Avenue.

The colossus fell to a Dynamite Baits Monster Tigernut wafter fished alongside matching freebies on a German rig at Shropshire’s The Avenue. Craig, from Wolverhampton, West Midlands, said: “After five…

Description: the smaller of three carryalls designed for big fish anglers. Specifications: measures 49 x 32 x 25 cm; fully padded and lined; rigid and free-standing; HD waterproof base; three…

Description: PVA-friendly, natural fish oil bait additive. Ingredients: Omega-3-rich winterised fish oils and betaine. My verdict: accompanying the already established Tiger Nut, Citrus, Hemp, Robin Red and Smoked Salmon Oils,…

Description: rucksack, carryall or barrow bag for specialist anglers. Specifications: HD 600D PVC-backed SK-TEK camou material construction; HD waterproof base; fully padded and lined; shaped for maximum pocket size; designed…

Description: an 8 mm pellet joining an already extensive range of solid and pre-drilled options. Ingredients: dark and super oily pellets with pre-digested fishmeals and fatty acids. My verdict: Halibut…

Description: mid-priced specimen carp rods. Specifications: a pair of 12 ft rods with a 3 or 3.25 lb test curve; full carbon, lightweight blanks; a forgiving tip and a reserve…