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Jun 20, 2016

Get Hooked: A bedtime book for the fisherman by Dave Rees

GET HOOKED! is the most recent book by Dave Rees and is presented as a Collection of short stories previously published by a respected monthly fishing magazine and now brought together as a collection of short stories that even the curious… Read Full Story
May 19, 2016

Help stop the spread of invasive plants and animals in British waters.

Water primrose, quagga mussels and so-called ‘killer shrimp’ are just a few invasive non-native species that can be devastating to British plants, fish and ecosystems. IInvasive non-native species can have a damaging impact on British… Read Full Story
May 01, 2016

Fishing and Fancy Free: Fishing in the fast lane by Dave Rees

FISHING AND FANCY FREE by Dave Rees follows the fate of three firm friends on their annual fishing trip to Scotland. Unknown to them. and in a log cabin just yards from their own, are three very attractive women who there for the fishing… Read Full Story
Oct 07, 2014

Winter carp fishing bait tips and tactics to help you improve your big fish catches

Revealed here are some little secrets to get you started on the best fishing season you ever had! In this very special carp fishing article are some thoughts insights and experiences which will help you see unseen blocks to your catches… Read Full Story
Sep 24, 2014

Choosing the correct coarse fishing rod | Beginners guide's to coarse fishing

As part of our "beginner's guides" to fishing section, UK Fisherman are delighted to bring you a series of fishing videos courtesy of ShakespeareFishingTV, designed to help anglers new to the sport with a range of angling techniques and… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2014

How to make carp fishing boilies using krill and the secrets of their success!

You might be aware that krill is one of the most irresistible and popular carp fishing ingredients! But how and why it works best and how you can exploit it to maximise its potential for maximum catches are all vitally important for you to… Read Full Story
Sep 22, 2014

How To Defeat Mainline Cell Carp Boilies & Other Established Ready Made Food Baits!

You can outrageously beat Mainline Cell boilies; or even improve on them by adapting their nutritional profiles, improving their excess free amino acid availability enormously, exploit various special base mix treatments, do finished bait… Read Full Story
Aug 07, 2014

Green Lane Care Farm Community Interest Company seek help of local angling club

"As part of our work with the community we want to renovate our fishing pond so eventually it can be used by local groups to support issues such as mental health, isolation of people, engaging young people in the countryside and disabled… Read Full Story
Jul 08, 2014

How to fly fish for Trout - beginners video guides to fishing

UK Fisherman are delighted to bring you a series of fly fishing videos courtesy of The Totally Awesome Fishing Show, designed to help anglers with a range of fly fishing techniques and tactics. If like me, you quite fancy giving fly… Read Full Story
Mar 15, 2014

Time to buy your 2014 Environment Agency fishing rod licence

Any angler aged 12 years or over, fishing for salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels in England (except the River Tweed), Wales or the Border Esk and its tributaries in Scotland must have an Environment Agency rod licence. Rod licences are… Read Full Story
Feb 03, 2014

Renovated 3 Bed Mill with Carp & Trout Lake for sale in Normandy, France

Ancient Mostly Renovated Mill Owners House & Mill, in a beautiful tranquil wooded valley with its own Carp & Trout Lake, plus permission for a 2nd larger lake. Located near the Town of Falaise, in the Calvados region of Normandy, France.… Read Full Story
Jan 10, 2014

Beginners guide's to coarse fishing | how to select the right swim

As part of our "beginner's guides" to fishing section, UK Fisherman are delighted to bring you a series of fishing videos courtesy of ShakespeareFishingTV, designed to help anglers new to the sport with a range of angling techniques and… Read Full Story
Jan 08, 2014

Winter fishing tips for big Carp - how to catch big carp in winter

UK Fisherman are delighted to bring you a series of carp fishing videos courtesy of The Totally Awesome Fishing Show, designed to help anglers with a range of carp angling techniques and tactics. If like me, you are a bit of a fair weather… Read Full Story
Dec 04, 2013

A beginners guide to night fishing in the UK

If the pier is too crowded for you during the daytime, night fishing could be for you. Not only is it a more convenient option for many people, you can actually improve your chances of getting a bite by fishing at night. Some fish, like… Read Full Story
Fishing in the North East of England
Aug 14, 2013

Fishing Holiday Locations in the North East or England

When it comes to fishing holiday locations, there are few so vibrant and varied as the North East of England. Famed as the home of Craster Kippers and the historic home of Grace Darling, the North East has long been a top coastal… Read Full Story
Jul 16, 2013

Is fishing dead in the water?

John Bailey, author and presenter of the book and the TV series ‘Fishing in the Footsteps of Mr. Crabtree’ appeared on BBC1 Sunday 14th July to talk about the decline in youngsters getting involved in the sport of fishing. It’s a subject… Read Full Story
Jul 11, 2013

Fishing In Cardiff

Freshwater Fishing in Cardiff If you are thinking of fishing in Cardiff then the one thing you will certainly have is variety. Cardiff is situated on the Bristol Channel where 3 significant rivers terminate. Two of these flow into Cardiff… Read Full Story
Dec 17, 2012

Top 5 family-friendly destinations for a fishing weekend in the UK

For anglers and their families it’s very important to find not only a beautiful and fruitful fishing spot but also an area that everyone will enjoy. Planning a weekend away with the family can be difficult at the best of times, so we have… Read Full Story
British Carp & Angling Show
Dec 10, 2012

British Carp & Angling Show | The best fishing show ever?

PLEASE NOTE:The rescheduled British Carp and Angling Show is taking place this weekend (16th-17th March 2013) at the Royal Norfolk Showground in Norwich. They will be honouring all past tickets and vouchers at the new event. Much of our… Read Full Story
Tiger Fishing in Africa
Dec 06, 2012

Hunting Africa’s top fresh water predator, the Tiger Fish

By Stephen Sutherland What is it that draws man to a body of water? It might be the ocean, a lake, a river, or even just a pond. We sit and gaze over the surface, mesmerized by its tranquillity. Then something stirs under the surface and… Read Full Story
Nov 14, 2012

A Fisherman's journey ends for 2012 as the trout fishing season closes.

Tony Mair's ridiculous mission (his words, not ours) to catch a trout from every river in the UK has continued throughout 2012. You may think he's mad, we think he's an inspiration to angler's everywhere! Tony contacted us after the season… Read Full Story
befriend a person with dementia who has a passion for fishing
Aug 20, 2012

Volunteer befriender opportunity for someone with an interest in fishing

Do you have a few hours per week to spare to befriend a person with dementia who has a passion for fishing to enable them to carry out a once loved hobby? Alzheimer’s Society is developing a new Befriending Service in the East Antrim area… Read Full Story
Aug 05, 2012

Fishing the National Park de Biesbosch in Holland - Frank Hanhart

After retirement 5 years ago, we decided to move from a place close to Amsterdam to more rural areas. As it came to be we found a nice house in a nice village (750 inhabitants) and again experienced the wonders of waking up to the sound of… Read Full Story
Feb 18, 2012

A Fisherman's Journey .. to catch a trout from a river in every county

When the mighty crack appeared to create what is now Monsal Dale, it must have frightened the living daylights out of the residents. It was so long ago they were not two-legged, but even the four have feelings. Have you seen its scale and… Read Full Story
Dec 20, 2011

Carp Fishing Baits That Catch More Autumn Winter And Spring Cold Water Fish

When autumn, winter and early spring conditions make carp much harder to catch you need to really think about how you are using your baits, if you are using them to their full potential to catch the most fish, and how you can do things to… Read Full Story
Nov 29, 2011

Make Your Homemade Baits Shockingly Powerful

Carp Bait | Butyric Acid | Advice To Make Your Homemade Baits Shockingly Powerful! Find out how to beat readymade baits by using butyric acid! It is one of the most well known bait and flavour components in carp fishing today, rated by… Read Full Story
The Scottish Fly-Fishing Experience
Nov 25, 2011

The Scottish Fly-Fishing Experience

Scotland must be the spiritual home of fly-fishing. As it is for golf, Scotland is unique in offering the complete package of tradition, etiquette and above all, thrilling and diverse sport. Whether its dry fly fishing for wild brown trout… Read Full Story
Guide to Coarse Fishing in London
Nov 14, 2011

Guide to Coarse Fishing in London

Fishing is truly a national sport here in the UK. It does not matter where you live, there is always a pool or stream somewhere that you can dip a line into. The same applies as to what type of fishing you enjoy as well. There are coarse… Read Full Story
Fishing Holiday UK
Nov 06, 2011

Fishing Getaway Guide | UK Fishing holiday guide

There is nothing finer than getting away from it all and taking a holiday that involves your hobby or passion. If your passion is fishing then you have so much choice in the UK. A week or more away is the ultimate dream for many fishermen… Read Full Story
Finding The Best Fishing Holiday Deal
Oct 25, 2011

Finding The Best Fishing Holiday Deal

Whether you are a seasoned fisherman or just starting out, a fishing holiday is a great way to truly get in touch with the great outdoors and to find a place to relax and get away from it all. From lake fishing to river angling, deep sea… Read Full Story
Bury Hill Fisheries
Oct 25, 2011

5 of the UK's top coarse fishing locations

If coarse fishing is your passion then surely your quest is to fish at Britain`s top fisheries. To test your skill on the best waters, whatever your quarry, is a real treat. Now we are going to look at highlighting five top fisheries to… Read Full Story
Hidden Valley Discovery Park
Oct 25, 2011

Hidden Fishing Holiday Locations, UK

Whilst a lot of the large fisheries we now find in the UK are a great asset, sometimes as a fisherman we fancy something a little different. There is something a bit special about getting to a secluded water, virtually untouched, or… Read Full Story
Derrick Jones from Adventure Fly Fishing UK
Sep 27, 2011

Trout from small waters

The brown trout is a great British game fish. They can be found in just about all the different sorts of waters throughout the British Isles, they can adapt to slow canal like rivers, deep Scottish lochs, brackish estuarine waters and tiny… Read Full Story
Thames Anglers' Conservancy
Jun 22, 2011

The Thames Angler's Conservancy : anglers and hydropower

The Thames Anglers Conservancy was founded on the premise of ‘Anglers dedicated to protecting and improving the river Thames’ and the message still holds true today, we support all green initiatives that improve the environment. Thames… Read Full Story
Thames Anglers' Conservancy
Jun 22, 2011

The Thames Anglers' Conservancy (TAC) : conservation of the River Thames

The Thames Anglers' Conservancy (TAC) is a Free to join voluntary organisation established at the beginning of 2010 and run by anglers, helping in the conservation of the River Thames. As anglers we spend a vast amount of time by the river… Read Full Story
Beginners guide to predator fishing in the UK
Mar 06, 2011

Beginners guide to predator fishing in the UK

New to predator fishing? Need some advice or help on fishing for pike, perch or zander? Well that's what this article on predator fishing is designed to achieve. We hope our beginners' guides to fishing help set you on the road to a… Read Full Story
Beginners guide to game fishing
Feb 21, 2011

A beginners guide to game fishing

Game Fishing Licences In England (except the River Tweed), Wales and the Border Esk and its tributaries, anglers aged 12+, fishing for "game" fish, including salmon and trout, must hold a valid rod licence. A licence for game fishing also… Read Full Story
Raising funds for the RNLI
Feb 15, 2011

UK - Norway RNLI Fund Raising 2012

Would you drive over 3500 miles just to catch a fish? No? Well that is exactly what 4 Yorkshire fishermen are doing. However, they aren’t doing it just for the odd cod or halibut, they are doing it with an aim to raise over £10,000 for the… Read Full Story
Jan 09, 2011

A beginners guide to coarse fishing

Coarse fishing is angling for freshwater fish other than those denoted as "game" fish, such as salmon and trout. Newcomers to the sport should be aware that a valid Environment Agency licence is a legal requirement for anyone aged 12 or… Read Full Story
Dec 06, 2010

Beginners Guides to Fishing - before you go

By Crazy Crab UK Fisherman's beginners guides offers some advice on some of the things you need to think about before heading to the river bank - when and where are you going to fish, do you need to permission to fish there and what do you… Read Full Story
Dec 06, 2010

Beginners Guides to Fishing - Kitting yourself out

By Crazy Crab UK Fisherman's beginners guide to kitting yourself out shows beginners to the world of angling some basic kit that you'll need to equip yourself with before heading to the bank to catch that fish of a lifetime. Submit a News… Read Full Story
Plantlife
Aug 30, 2010

Keep invaders out of your pond or aquarium advise Plantlife & the RHS

Invasive non-native plants can be a nuisance in our ponds and aquaria, and cause serious problems in our environment if they escape into the wild. A new booklet published by Plantlife and the Royal Horticultural Society is now available to… Read Full Story
Jul 25, 2010

Beginners guide to coarse fish

By Crazy Crab Uk Fisherman's guide to coarse and freshwater fish features an introduction to some of the most commonly found coarse fish in UK waters, their habitats and the best bait and tactics you can use to catch them. Submit a News… Read Full Story
Jun 21, 2010

Newcomers guide to angling and wildlife

Golden Rules: by Crazy Crab What could be better than spending a few hours fishing in the countryside - not much to be honest! But please remember to take care of the environment that you are in and respect the birds and animals who live… Read Full Story
Weadmire fishing t shirts
May 30, 2010

Fishing t-shirts from WeAdmire

WeAdmire: One day I bought a t shirt from Camden Market. It was decorated with a hand-painted detail of the Bayeux Tapestry. The "get out of my way that shirt has my name on it" urge, did not re-occur again for another 20 years. However,… Read Full Story
May 09, 2010

Carp Disease - Infection and Transmission

The carp is naturally protected against infection by its scales and the mucous coating which covers its body. However, the external covering of the carp is constantly in contact with the surrounding water, and is therefore an ideal place… Read Full Story
Apr 10, 2010

Pike fishing on Lough Derg, Ireland by Rick Zevering

Fishing for pike on Lough Derg can be done using several methods of which trolling and casting are the most widely practiced. Trolling: With the engine running as slow as possible, a bait (a plug, spoon or dead bait fish) is towed approx.… Read Full Story
Environment Agency Rod Licence
Apr 01, 2010

2010 Environment Agency Rod Licence

Any angler aged 12 years or over, fishing for salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels in England (except the River Tweed), Wales or the Border Esk and its tributaries in Scotland must have an Environment Agency rod licence. Rod licences are… Read Full Story
White Clawed Crayfish
Jan 31, 2010

Crayfish conundrum for angling

Carefully placed bait, a perfect cast; all to be ruined by a brazen crayfish sweep the bait from the line. More likely than not it is one of the North American crayfish that are rapidly spreading through our waterways. This species is… Read Full Story
Carp fishing Northern France - Hidden Treasures
Jan 31, 2010

Carp fishing Northern France - Hidden Treasures

Earlier in the year a phone conversation had me on the edge of my seat, during a visit to Northern France some friends had found a venue that seem to fit the requirements we looked for in a new venue. What was needed was for some anglers… Read Full Story
White Clawed Crayfish
Jan 28, 2010

Legislation regarding Crayfish and trapping crayfish in England and Wales

Legislation regarding Crayfish in England and Wales: Save a species and stay legal! UK Fisherman are constantly being asked about the legalities surrounding Crayfish and trapping them. We hope the following, courtesy of the South West… Read Full Story
Minima rod guides
Jan 26, 2010

Do it yourself rod building - Minima guides

Newly introduced to the UK is a range of ultra slim, lightweight guides called Minima. Incorporating a double swaged (the ring is locked in position on both sides by the guide frame) SS304 ring and finished in a durable, attractive TiCH… Read Full Story
Boat Launch
Dec 16, 2009

Sturgeon and Salmon fishing, Fraser River, British Columbia

One and a half hours east of Vancouver, on the edge of the Canadian Rockies, is the Town of Chilliwack. Because of its fertile agricultural land, miners heading for the gold rush in the Fraser River canyon, settled the area in the mid… Read Full Story
Carp Fishing in France
Dec 03, 2009

Must take items for carp fishing in France

You're getting ready for you carp fishing expedition to France. Now all you need to know is what you should take along with you. Of course you know the obvious like the bait and tackle. What some fishermen do not realise is the essential… Read Full Story
Sep 03, 2009

National Angling Participation Survey – Take Part Now!

A major, new research programme focusing on the social benefits of angling in the England and Scotland is underway. The project, ‘The Social and Community Benefits of Angling’ is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and runs from January 2009 -… Read Full Story
Cat fishing France
Aug 10, 2009

Catfish fishing in France

Like just about every fisherman in the world it all starts as a boy, Having lived in Nottingham i was never short of a river or lake to fish, and of course what to fish for, carp, pike, bream, roach etc. So on moving to france 10 years ago… Read Full Story
Homemade High Nutritional Value And Attractor Carp Baits
Aug 05, 2009

Discover the Secrets of catching Big Carp

As a carp angler of over thirty years standing…yes even after all these years I’m still addicted to this great sport of ours! In my day there was very little in the way of carp fishing books and information, it was the days when most carp… Read Full Story
Homemade High Nutritional Value And Attractor Carp Baits
Aug 04, 2009

Homemade High Nutritional Value And Attractor Carp Baits

Big carp baits have constantly evolved over the decades and generations, always seeking new ways to get around carps natural defences. Attractor baits or high nutritional value style baits both catch but why do nutritional baits… Read Full Story
Homemade Carp And Catfish Fishing Baits For Big Fish
Aug 04, 2009

Homemade Carp And Catfish Fishing Baits For Big Fish

Making your own homemade baits is one of the best ‘edges’ left to fishermen who dream of big fish! There is no doubt about its success over the decades and it is something which is easy to do for anyone prepared to give it a try. Many… Read Full Story
Carp Fishing Conditions
Jun 23, 2009

Carp Fishing Conditions

How we long for those summer days to return, watching the cruising carp, slapping those mozquitos as they penetrate the follicle as the suns rays bring the tranquil evening surface to life. The high-pressure days can be so hot that we… Read Full Story
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Jun 14, 2009

Trout Flies

If you are out there fishing for rainbow or brown trout you are fishing for the largest trout you can find. If this is the case then perhaps you should try using a larger fly for your fly fishing expeditions. The larger the trout the more… Read Full Story
Mar 14, 2009

Six Days in Heaven

By Marc Gough Part One A year ago two fishermen & I embarked on a quest into the unknown! Our mission, to winkle a few large carp & some of the resident Cats out of Manor Farm fisheries in Headcorn, Kent. With very little knowledge of the… Read Full Story
Ralph Dennett - 27lb 12oz common
Jan 17, 2009

Well worth waiting for

The chairman’s letter confirming I had been accepted into the B.C.S.G also reminded me of the need for us to supply material for “The Carp” he said it didn’t need to be of a technical nature, whew, glad about that. The letter did however… Read Full Story
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Dec 09, 2008

Pike fly fishing with Poppers

I'm sure all of you who fly-fish for pike have at least one or two poppers in your ever expanding collection of flies. If not, I highly recommend you invest in a few or if possible make a couple. My fly box primarily consists of 80%… Read Full Story
Madine from the Air
Dec 08, 2008

World Carp Classic 2008

Lac de Madine – France – 31 st August – 6 th September Sponsors: Ehmanns Fishing Tackle – Courtesy of Northern Carp Formula Carp Advanced Bait Solutions Matt’s Tackle – Eastbourne This would be my third year in the competition since 2005,… Read Full Story
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Nov 04, 2008

Pike fly retrieval

Having been an avid Saltwater fly-fisherman for many years in South Africa I eventually crossed over to Fly-fishing for Pike once I moved back to Europe in 95 & two of the main aspects I have had to change with regards to fly-fishing for… Read Full Story
Oct 15, 2008

Fishing Charity Match

Golden Balls Carp & Match Charity Fundraiser for Cancer Research UK. Now if you haven’t heard of the Golden Boll**** charity fund raiser, please take the time to read this article as it will no doubt fill you with inspiration and warmth… Read Full Story
The bishops reel
Sep 27, 2008

Piscatorial Past Times

PISCATORIAL PAST-TIMES - By steve Sheppard Source: Steve Sheppard at Anglers Gifts My interest in angling began when I was a youngster my father took me to a local soccer match between two local teams that left me scarred for life and… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

Piscatorial Companion

A PISCATORIAL COMPANION - By Steve Sheppard Source: Steve Sheppard at Anglers Gifts Now you may think from my title a friend to go fishing with well you are wrong. This is a story going back to a time when men were men, adventure, danger,… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

Saving Salmon

Help "save the salmon" in Carmarthenshire Carmarthenshire's salmon are set to benefit from a new partnership project between Carmarthenshire Fishermen's Federation (CFF) and Environment Agency Wales. The project – Supporting Catch and… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

Specialist Anglers Alliance

The Specialist Anglers Alliance - By Paul Orford Source: www.saauk.org Who are the Specialist Anglers Alliance? The Specialist Anglers Alliance represents the interests of specialist anglers and angling groups ranging from ECHO and the… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

River Lea at Fields Lock

WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH: Submitted by Sue Mcdermid Uk Fisherman was recently contacted by a justifiably disgruntled angler who raises an issue that all anglers should take note of. Sue Mcdermid and her partner decided to spend a day fishing… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

Fly Fishing For Pike

My Journey into Fly Fishing For Pike - By Steve Hills Many thanks to Colin at Pike Fly Fishing for allowing UK Fisherman to reproduce this article. Please visit their excellent website at: www.pikeflyfishing.co.uk I would have liked to… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

Transforming Angling Development

Source: www.nfadirect.com The Angling Development Board is now seeking the services of senior volunteers and a team of professional development staff to realise the aspirations of the Angling Whole Sport plan. A Chair and Finance Director… Read Full Story
Sep 27, 2008

Milton Keynes Disabled Angling Club

Milton Keynes Disabled Angling Club The Milton Keynes Disabled Angling Club was formed to encourage people with disabilities to fish. This includes those who used to fish and those who want to try it for the first time. Their equal… Read Full Story
Match fishing by Ergo
Sep 27, 2008

Match Fishing

MATCH FISHING - By Ergo It’s time to put your fishing skills to use and bring home some coin – but what steps need to be taken to get on the match-fishing ladder? Ergo reveals the info you’ll need... Many pole anglers spend countless hours… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2008

Contour Map Fishing

What does your swim look like underwater? Find out with M & B Contour Map Fishing M & B Contour Mapping specializes in producing accurate coloured contour depth maps of lakes and Fisheries. The maps show any variations in depth, the… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2008

Environment agency fishing rod licence required for UK coarse and trout fishing.

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A LICENCE BEFORE HEADING TO THE RIVER: Submitted by Adrian Westwood at The Environment Agency Anglers eagerly anticipating the opening of the coarse fishing season on June 16 should make sure they have a valid rod… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2008

Lessons for anglers from a fishy education

LESSONS FOR ANGLERS FROM A FISHY EDUCATION: By Rex Bledsoe Humans have a tendency to believe most animals are relatively stupid - especially fish. When anglers believe fish have limited powers of observation and intelligence, they tend to… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2008

FACT Launches two posters to save Nation's fisheries

FACT Launches two posters to save Nation’s fisheries Fish theft and spread of disease have been the big issues for Britain ’s anglers over the last two years. The Fish Welfare Group, a working committee of Fisheries and Angling… Read Full Story
Fishing Articles - Commercial carp fishing
Sep 23, 2008

Commercial carp fishing

COMMERCIAL CARP FISHING - By Crazycarper Now most of you frequent readers of the forums and articles will probably consider me as more of a big carp hunter than a commercial fisherman. But yes, I do enjoy a good day out catching smaller… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2008

Not such a great fishery

Not Such A Great Fishery !! Uk Fisherman was recently contacted by Gareth Scutt who wanted to pass on his concerns regarding a fishery in Cheshire and the condition of the fish there. Gareth said: I would like to inform your readers about… Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2008

121 Youth Befriending challenging disadvantage

Challenging Disadvantage Challenging disadvantage by changing young lives for the better, offering friendship, experience, diversion, caring and mentoring... At 121 Youth Befriending we recruit and train volunteers from the local community… Read Full Story
The Wels Catfish
Sep 23, 2008

The Wels Catfish

The Wels Catfish Description The Wels Catfish has a long, scaleless body like an eel, with a large head and mouth. The inside of the mouth has rows of 100s of tiny little velcro like teeth on the top and bottom of its jaw, these are used… Read Full Story
Sep 22, 2008

Carp fishing with Marc - carp baits

CARP FISHING WITH MARC - By Marc Seasonal Changes 2006 - Part 2 Thinking About Baits Welcome to part two in which I’m going to talk about baits & the successes I have had of late. In the late eighties I never bought used shop made baits. I… Read Full Story
Sep 22, 2008

Hooks, rigs, leads, line, rig tube, pva and other carp fishing terminal tackle

CARP FISHING WITH MARC - By Marc Seasonal Changes 2006 - Part 1 With runs drying up, Mr Carp getting harder to find & the winter weather becoming even less inviting, it was time to start thinking, debating, putting a few changes into my… Read Full Story
The draw for pegs
Sep 22, 2008

Lindholme Fisheries, fishing charity match

Charity match in aid of Breast Cancer Care 228 Northern and Midland Anglers descended on Lindholme Fisheries, at Epworth, to fish a charity match in aid of Breast Cancer Care on May 2, 2007, with the event raising over £5,600 for the… Read Full Story
Stuart Watkins with a 13-0 from the Lower Severn
Sep 22, 2008

Barbel fishing on the River Severn

WHAT CHANCE A SEVERN MONSTER? - By Stuart Watkins Source: Barbel Catchers Club It’s now almost a decade since Howard caught his former British record fish from the lower reaches of the Severn. I recently read an article by Steve Stayner in… Read Full Story
Jan 22, 2008

Luckiest fisherman on earth

How to become the ‘luckiest fisherman on earth!’: Source: Tim Richardson, author of Big Carp Bait Secrets Have you ever wondered why one ‘lucky guy’ seems to catch the biggest fish again and again, while the majority of other fishermen… Read Full Story
Oct 21, 2007

2007 World Carp Classic

by Ralph Dennett Lac de Orient – France – 9th to 15th September Sponsors – Carl (The Baitmaster) Edwards - Carple Baits & Lewington Homes Berkshire Ltd I don’t normally fish matches but this event is something else. The whole atmosphere is… Read Full Story
Sep 26, 2007

Fishing Bait Ingredients

EASY FISHING BAIT INGREDIENTS - By Tim Richardson Using Brilliant ‘Natural’ Extracts! There are many ways to make very successful fishing baits without using flavours; why not try using very powerful ‘natural ingredients and extracts!… Read Full Story
Aug 09, 2006

Junior Carp Championships

Preparing for the Junior Carp Championships 2006 [Part 1]: - By Crazycarper Seventeen minutes past eleven, Thursday 3rd of August, I'm worrying about the competition in less than two weeks time. After filtering the internet for every bit… Read Full Story

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