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…

EVERY day is a learning opportunity. I’ve said this countless times before, but everyday is a school day when it comes to fishing. This is what makes me laugh when…

This sensitive stick float rig is an ideal rig to tempt them, using half a lobworm on the hook with chopped worm and caster as feed. The rig is made…

Be prepared to explore The great thing about big dace is they can be caught from big rivers, but also from the smallest of streams so it really pays to…

I DON’T know what happened to autumn this year. It still felt like summer a few weeks ago and now it’s more like winter up in my neck of the…

One main choice and one change offering is probably normal as regards baits for many pleasure anglers. Carp anglers probably have a favourite flavour or make of boilie they stick…

NATIONAL FISHING MONTH is back, running until the end of August. Angler’s Mail is right behind the campaign, along with the Environment Agency, Angling Trades Association and Angling Trust. If…