In the summer, I often see people fishing with float fishing sets bought in the high street. Many fishing sets are basic and barely have enough equipment to catch fish. So what follows is how to set a float to catch fish in a lake, with a basic fishing set and no prior knowledge of fishing. I am going to assume you have a kit that comprises of a rod, reel and line as opposed to … [Read more...] about How to – Float fishing sets for beginners
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It is difficult to fish effectively without knowing how deep the water is. It is also important to know the shape of the lake bed. Is it flat, does it slopes away from you or are there any sudden changes in depth. Taking ten minutes to survey and plumb the depth of the lake in front of you, will improve your chances of catching fish for the whole day. … [Read more...] about Plumb the depth of a lake for fishing
Autumn Pike My favourite time of year for hard lure fishing is in the autumn, while the water still has some warmth and the pike are active enough to chase a lure. … [Read more...] about Hard lure river pike fishing basics
The tidal river. Feeder fishing for Bream and Roach with a simple feeder rig on rivers is an absolute pleasure with a well balanced setup. I'm feeder fishing a tidal stretch of my local river today. Fishing is usually better on the outgoing tide, so I have timed my arrival to be here half an hour before it turns. … [Read more...] about Feeder fishing on rivers – learn how
Twisted hair rig knot. Twisted hair rig knot for pellet band or other setups that use a stiff hair. Tying pellet band hair rig is shown in this article, but a number of different rigs are easy to make. … [Read more...] about Twisted hair rig knot with pellet band