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…

CARP  fishing can by tricky in the winter but there’s still plenty of action to had, especially on well stocked water. But “runs waters” can still be brilliant for catching…

BIG river roach are not as common as they once were, but they are still around and worth fishing for on some rivers. You need to know that your quarry…

CHUB are a favourite winter quarry, and more so when the really cold weather has settled in, and clear, low water can make other species switch off. Chub will feed…

Many experienced match-style anglers, certainly those who learned their craft years ago before stepped-up gear for carp pools came along, tie spade-end hooks by hand. But the easiest way to…

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SOMETIMES I think we are all guilty of complicating our fishing. How often have you had a good day on the bank by concentrating on the basics and just one…