This week’s edition of Angler’s Mail, which features Pete Reading on the front cover (his feature on how to catch barbel on particle baits is a must-read in Tackle Up), is packed with news and features, including:

–        News on a massive zander caught from a Midlands river

–        Huge Frimley common carp matted

–        Spectacular Avon roach catch

–        Angling Trust launch tackle exchange scheme

–        More topmouth gudgeon discovered

–        Otters now taking deadbaits

–        Gary Newman goes in search of perch

–        Carp World shows how to beat the crayfish

–        Pike Scene details how to catch on short sessions

–        John Bailey fishes for a fiver and gives great budget tips

–        Where To Fish features a Thames angling club record bream and dozens of venues

–        Our experts also cover grinner knots, estuaries and river tactics, plus lots more…

As always, we love getting catch shots and reports so if you have a great photo you can email anglersmail@ipcmedia.com – there are weekly, monthly and annual prizes up for grabs in the Fox Carp Cup, Pallatrax Specimen Cup and Daiwa Top Rods competitions.

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