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By Sadie Marcheldon One of the greatest joys in life is watching one’s children make discoveries for the first time. Not only is fishing a great bonding experience and a great escape, it’s an amazing way to teach your child some important life lessons. Teaching a young angler to fish or even just getting them interested in something you’re already passionate about can be exciting. And starting early is also your best bet for carrying on the tradition to the…
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 tactics. This basic introduction to Coarse Fishing video is aimed at the novice angler and explains the different types of coarse fishing rods available and how to choose the correct coarse fishing rod for different situations. Selecting the right rod can…
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 tactics. This basic introduction to Coarse Fishing video is aimed at the novice angler and explains how to select a peg / swim on a lake. Selecting the right swim can definitely help stack things in your favour. So where to…
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 carp and catfish, are nocturnal and actively feed during the night – they could be yours for the taking. However, you will need to take certain precautions to ensure your own safety. These top tips…
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 lifetime of fishing. If you would like to comment on any of the articles or submit one of your own, we would be delighted to hear from you. Required Licences for predator fishing Any angler aged 12…
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 covers coarse fishing. Rod licences are available online from the Environment Agency website and from main Post Offices. A full-season licence, running from 1st April to 31st March will cost £72 for 2011-12, with concessions for juniors (16 or under)…
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 above, fishing for coarse fish in England, Wales, the Border Esk and its Scottish tributaries. Fishing without a licence, which can be obtained from Post Offices, by `phone or via the Internet, can attract a hefty fine. An annual…
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 need to take with you. Submit a News Article: UK Fisherman would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to comment on any of our fishing articles. To do so,…
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 Article: UK Fisherman would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to comment on any of our fishing articles. To do so, use the comment box below. Alternatively if you would like to submit…
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 Article: UK Fisherman would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to comment on any of our fishing articles. To do so, use the comment box below. Alternatively if you would like to submit…
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 there. The following is excellent advice on how to minimise the risk of injury to these creatures. 01.Never drop litter or discard tackle - remember too that discarded nylon is particularly hazardous to wildlife. Discarded…

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