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…

A reader asked Angler’s Mail to show him how to make a cheap feeder rig to use with water-softened pellets. This type of feeder has become very popular and is…

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…

Braided lines offer unrivalled sensitivity as main lines – if your hook bait is picked up you know about it. Braids are also long lasting thanks to their lack of…

To catch carp off guard, it is advisable to make your hook bait behave differently to the uniform bottom baits that are commonly used on the hair. Here’s how to…