There’s no better way to explore rivers than trotting a float, and with our simple guide to river fishing floats, we’ll show you how to choose the right one for…

DON’T you just love the sun? A nice bright, sunny day, not a cloud in the sky… Perfect for sunbathing but rubbish for fishing! But keep an eye on that…

Crucially, Steve creates PVA bags of freebies, added to his hook to present extra attraction on the river bed. Complimenting your hookbait with a PVA bag when barbel fishing is…

USE meat baits with confidence. They might not be up there with the boilies and pellets in most angler’s preferences, but an oily chunk of luncheon meat or a section…

Boilies, in all their varieties, are a brilliant barbel fishing bait and it pays to fish them on the simplest of rigs. It is important to nail a hook bait…

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…