The skittle float was invented by the late Pat Tarrant, who was one of the best fishing float innovators of all time. Basically it was designed to be fished bottom…

  CARP BAITS and end tackle cause all sorts of concerns for today’s carp angler. Simple tweaks to the business end and to bait can make a bigger difference than…

THERE’S no better way of catching fish than to use a float. It’s how most of us started our fishing careers and I have particularly vivid memories of that heart…

MARMITE – are you in the ‘love it’ camp? You could become a fan if you’re a carp angler. Especially if you’ve ever struggled with carp mouthing floaters but not…

CASTERS that float are often thrown away by anglers. I used to do the same before I discovered a way to make them sink – and a lot more attractive…

Boosting a bait with extra scent is a great ruse when fishing a single hook bait for pressured specimens wary of large beds of feed. Even little mounds of food…

Prawns are widely used, especially by perch anglers during the winter… but how many of us use prawns for other species? I know how good they are. Being a keen…

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…