Kayak fishing has caught on in recent years, and some impressive fish are being reported by enthusiasts like Dane. The 31-year-old arboricultural instructor at Brampton Valley Training Ltd was kayak…

WE know a lot of you loved the 3D Suicide Duck imitations from Savage Gear. Well here’s some imitation rats – and they are just as life-like. Using 3D scanning…

Kev Shore, who stands tenth on Neville Fickling’s notable pike anglers list with 17 30 lb-plus predators, was boat fishing on Somerset’s Chew Valley. It fell to a smelt deadbait…

The 38-year-old sales manager explained: “I had a dropped run on a legered sardine, so I cast my second rod, sardine again but on a float set-up, in to the…

But the campaign is still running a petition through www.change.org via its own website and this has attracted 205 signatures. And it has also amended its position to now allow…

The 35-year-old postman, from Lincoln, fished a sardine in the margin on a heavily coloured canal. Dean explained: “We thought there might be some 20s but not a 30-pounder. “We…

The hooks petition originator is Dr Stuart McLanaghan, a sustainability business professional, and a lifelong angler who is motivated by fish welfare. The petition states: ‘For future generations, the welfare and…

Deeper Pro+

FOLLOWING last week’s New Gear review of the Deeper Pro+ sonar, I’ve had a chance to take one down to the lakes at Wallow Ponds, in Highbridge, Somerset, and put…

Pike fan Andy Flint had arranged the trip last  January  from his mother Thelma’s house but forgot about it when it came to the funeral arrangements. But Norwich, Norfolk-based Andy…