PRIME LOCATION The nearside margins should never be ignored on heavily stocked commercials, along with island features and reachable far bank havens. Very often the fish will feed very tight…

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…

Looking for river fishing pointers? A good starting point would be spending an hour or two creeping along the banks should yield all those likely holding areas, such as overhanging vegetation,…

Using a centrepin reel is an exciting way of fishing on rivers and lakes. There are numerous centrepin reels available on the market with different features to suit various casting…

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…

Stillwater fishing floats differ from river patterns in that they are attached bottom end only ,with two thirds of the shotting capacity to lock it on the line, leaving a…

Floater fishing is not a dark art - give it go!

  Korda’s Interceptor Distance Controller Float features interchangeable bodies between the sizes to suit the distance you are going to fish at. There are now some fantastic models by other…

WHAT ITEM OF FISHING TACKLE WOULD YOU NOT BE WITHOUT? This really got me thinking, and perhaps surprisingly, my answer isn’t strictly an item of tackle at all! It would…

As a keen float maker, I find making a pike float for deadbaits relatively easy. And this same process can be used to make your own heavy duty ‘pellet waggler’…