MULLET, an estuary-loving fish, fight like crazy on light gear and are definitely proud contenders for the hardest fighting sea species. They are certainly on a par with carp and…

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…

Be prepared to explore The great thing about big dace is they can be caught from big rivers, but also from the smallest of streams so it really pays to…

I DON’T know what happened to autumn this year. It still felt like summer a few weeks ago and now it’s more like winter up in my neck of the…

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,…

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…

Stalking in spring for bigger fish

This is usually the time of the year I go up to a local pool and try and stalk a few of the bigger resident carp, most of whom have…

PIKE are rarely far from their next meal, either waiting in ambush or holding prey into a feature to attack at will. Understanding the behaviour of river pike will greatly…

DO I fish with bow tight lines or do I slack line? And do I want my rod tips in the air or do I want them pointing down? It…