Arlesey Bomb's I like to keep things simple and one of the simplest bits of kit an angler can use is an Arlesey bomb, although to perceive the Arlesey bomb as just a casting weight is to miss it's potential. Originally designed for fishing at long range, the aerodynamic shape allows the bomb to fly further and without tumbling in the air. … [Read more...] about Fishing with an Arlesey bomb
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Alloy stem shallow water stick float These little shallow water stick float are brilliant in fast shallow water, either fishing close on a big river or trotting down a small stream. Their fat little bodies hold the float visible on the surface even in quite boily water, the wire stem helps cock the float quickly and keep it stable. … [Read more...] about Stick float for shallow water
I do enjoy a bit of wobbling for Pike, so I thought I would share the rig I use. It's simple enough with a size 8 double hook keeping the deadbait on the line and a treble in the flank to hook the Pike. … [Read more...] about Pike Wobbling Rig
Dead bait rigs - My two favourite Pike dead bait rigs I use on my local rivers. They are designed to offer little resistance to the taking Pike and are as simple as possible. Shallow water dead bait rigs This first one is a standard running ledger, I like to use this in shallow water or when casting more than about ten yards. I always use it down stream of my position … [Read more...] about Two favourite Pike dead bait rigs
Perch fishing with prawn Perch will feed all year round, but autumn and winter are the best times. Even in the coldest weather, Perch will oblige. Float fishing with prawns has become an almost guaranteed way to catch them. In this film I fish a small club pond in early October. … [Read more...] about Perch fishing with waggler and prawn