Simple dead bait Pike rigs Here are a couple of Pike dead bait rigs I use on my local rivers that I thought might be of interest. … [Read more...] about Dead bait rigs for river pike fishing
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Method feeder fishing The method feeder is an easy to understand and effective way of fishing. The method is popular with amateur anglers like me, right through to professional match anglers. Carp are usually the target so it works best on a water that has a reasonable stock of Carp. … [Read more...] about Method feeder fishing for carp – learn how
Driftbeater float Combats strong wind and drift. Driftbeater's have quite a large buoyant body which have a high shot carrying capacity. A Thin antenna to help stop the float drifting and a Sight bob to keep the float visible in choppy water. … [Read more...] about Driftbeater float combat wind and drift
Stick float fishing All stick floats have two halves, a buoyant top section and heavy bottom half. The idea is the buoyant top holds the float up and the heavy bottom acts as a stabiliser like the ballast of a ship or the keel of a yacht. It's not like a loaded float where some of the shot carrying capacity is built into the float, the bottom half is designed to help maintain … [Read more...] about Stick float fishing explained
Bubble float - Surface fishing Bubble float fishing I reserve for those summer evenings when you know the fish are on the surface. Free lining with bread is possible when Carp are close in, but when they are further out a bubble float is needed. Partly filling the float with water adds enough weight to make casting much easier. … [Read more...] about Surface fishing with a Bubble float