THERE’S no doubt we now have the best fishing gear ever produced – but many anglers of a certain age will still hark back to the days of their favourite…

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 ONE of my sea angling mates once told me: big hooks and big baits equals big fish. It’s a saying that stands the test of time if you apply it to…

SOMETHING is wrong with the art of angling! Despite poles and rods made with space-age technology, accessories that are also out-of-this-world and baits that quite simply the best-ever, fishing is not…

YOU know the old sayings that fishermen always lie about the size of their catch or the one that got away…? Sometimes they ring true. Other times they couldn’t be…

ASK most people what was the first fish they caught and it’s a pretty safe bet they will reply ‘perch’. You won’t get that answer from me though because my debut…

OVER the years I’ve been to a number of research groups for various magazines, including Angler’s Mail. It’s where groups of people give their views about their favourite pastime, its…