But is it the best way ? I can understand the desire to catch Carp with a float, but I have never had a memorable day Carp fishing using one. I have recently spent several trips trying to work out why, and I have come to a number of conclusions. … [Read more...] about Float fishing for Carp
Articles, features and stories explaining tips and methods on coarse fishing on lakes and rivers to help you catch more fish.
Having the line breaks when you are playing a fish is very disappointing. Don’t let it dishearten you because the problem is easy to solve. A few simple steps to look after your line and a balanced setup will make all the difference. … [Read more...] about Fish keep breaking my line – solved
What are the best split shot weights used for float fishing and ledgering, and what to look out for. … [Read more...] about Best split shot for float fishing
Pike are predators, but they are also opportunists, eating dead fish whenever they find them. Even if that dead fish is from the sea and a species the Pike has never seen, they will still try to eat it. For the angler this opportunistic attitude, means we have plenty of dead baits to choose form. … [Read more...] about Which dead baits for Pike fishing
There is one simple pike rig that works well on rivers. It is virtually tangle free and will catch Pike in all but the weediest of swims. That rig is the humble running rig. … [Read more...] about Simple pike rig for river deadbaiting