I like to practise traditional methods. Not just for sentiment, but because there are waters where the fish respond well to old rigs like the paternoster. … [Read more...] about How to use a paternoster rig
Learn how to fish, from basic methods to advanced techniques along with tips and insights into fishing.
Laying on with a float, is a little used, old fashioned method of catching fish. But it is particularly good for bottom feeding fish like Carp, Tench, Bream and for me, Perch. … [Read more...] about Float fishing for perch by laying on
The Albright knot is used for joining different types fishing line together. A strong knot commonly used to join braided line to monofilament or fluorocarbon lines. … [Read more...] about Albright knot join braided line to nylon line
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
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