The 31-year-old night shift supervisor had the tail of a new 18 cm Quantum Yolo Swim Shad taken by a fish. He replaced it with one from an old battered…

Lukas Matejka's massive catch - is it the World record pike?

Czech Lukas Matejka’s catch is considered by many anglers – but not all – to now be the World record pike. He caught the 133 cm-long predator, which weighed 26.7…

The 41-year-old joiner from Appleby, Cumbria, fished a turbo smelt hard on the bottom at the Lake District venue. Martin said: “Anglers should look after your local tackle shops as…

Dave Jones had the river pike of his dreams with this stunning 28 lb 5 oz PB specimen from the Trent in Nottinghamshire. Mountsorrel, Leicestershire-based Dave said: “I’m not a…

Richard Howard, Angler's Mail features editor, has fished for predators for decades and gets a special thrill out of targeting them with a 'sight bob, explained here.

  MOST of my river pike fishing  has been using an adapted sink-and-draw approach – still one of the most underrated piking methods in my book. It’s active, it searches…

The new Old Bury Hill record zander.

Janusz broke the seven-year Old Bury Hill venue record with his huge fish. It took a legered one inch-long section of roach on a size 6 single hook on the…

Pike could get more protection in a new review of angling laws.

As we revealed, a major review of the Close Season is well underway… but now the EA are in the process of updating their national and regional angling laws. The…

Cheap fishing tackle was used to tempt and conquer the impressive predator… Lee used a £10 rod and reel set! Grimsby, Lincolnshire-based Lee went afloat on a secret reservoir in…