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…

Richard Brookin shows his best barbel so far from the River Ribble

Richard’s catches include this 10 lb 2 oz barbel from his local River Ribble – plus big roach, perch, pike and carp. Preston, Lancashire-based Richard explained: “I restarted last year…

The massive pike at Pasture Wood Fisheries.

The huge, unusually marked giant fell to a zig rig at day ticket Pasture Wood Fisheries in Lincolnshire. Hull, Humberside-based carp fan arrived at Pasture Wood around 7.30am and took…