THE UK’s top mixed predator fishery has banned treble hooks for the forthcoming season to protect their valuable zander and pike stocks… and boost fishing. Surrey’s prolific Bury Hill Fisheries…

STUNNED pleasure angler Gary Wines was left covered in claret after a pike attacked his hand! The 53-year-old builder was happily catching silver fish when the vicious attack happened and…

SEALS have been spotted on the river stretch where Steve Double caught this predator of a far more angler-friendly type – a cracking 25 lb-plus pike. Steve said: ‘We were…

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12 FT PIKE RODS UNDER £100 – TESTED

Tested by Duncan Charman   3 LB QUANTUM SMART PIKE £62 Designed for launching big baits to the horizon and, with a semi-parabolic action, this rod will absorb the lunges…