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
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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 rivers for Bream and Roach with a simple feeder rig 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 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
Arbor knot is used to attach the main line to the spool of a reel. This knot can be used for centrepin and fixed spool reels. … [Read more...] about Arbor knot to tie line to a reel spool