Pike Fishing: Mastering the Float Ledger Rig

There’s a range of practical methods when it comes to catching pike. In this article, we’re looking at how to tie the float ledger rig - probably one of the most effective methods of catching pike. We will look at the components used, how to tie the rig and when it’s...

The Total Guide to Drifter Float Fishing for Pike

Little in angling is more impressive than a large pike, but finding these fish isn’t always straightforward. There are many methods available to us as pike anglers, but drifter float fishing for pike has to be one of the most effective when we’re trying to cover lots...

The 4 Best Pike Floats You Need to Know About

This article will provide anglers with an overview of the essential considerations to keep in mind when choosing a pike float, along with covering a few of my favourite floats to use. There's a whole range of pike floats on the market, ranging from cheap pike floats...

Float Fishing for Pike: The Setup and How to Get Going

The Pike is quite an incredible creature. It can grow to extraordinary proportions, its markings are intricate, and its fierce appearance makes it a rather intriguing species. So, there's no wonder that the Pike is a very popular quarry for many anglers. We can employ...

Carp Fishing in France: How to Plan For Success

As travel restrictions ease across Europe, you may be thinking about planning a trip to a carp water in France. After all, what could be better than a few days of fishing for large carp in the sun? This article is aimed at providing you with advice on how to select a...

Fishing Hooks: Sizes & Types

Hooks are available in a range of sizes and styles, designed to catch anything from a minnow to a marlin, they can also be found in various different colours. It’s easy to be confused, so we explain it all for you here.

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Carp Fishing in France: How to Plan For Success

Carp Fishing in France: How to Plan For Success

As travel restrictions ease across Europe, you may be thinking about planning a trip to a carp water in France. After all, what could be better than a few days of fishing for large carp in the sun? This article is aimed at providing you with advice on how to select a...

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 6: The Final Charge

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 6: The Final Charge

In this article series I’ll be taking a look back at the legendary water that is Stanton. We’ll look at the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between. If you need a refresher on this incredible water, click the button below to take another look at the map...

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 5: A Unique Capture

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 5: A Unique Capture

In this article series I’ll be taking a look back at the legendary water that is Stanton. We’ll look at the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between. If you need a refresher on this incredible water, click the button below to take another look at the map...

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 4: Continued Success

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 4: Continued Success

In this article series I’ll be taking a look back at the legendary water that is Stanton. We’ll look at the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between. If you need a refresher on this incredible water, click the button below to take another look at the map...

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 3: Spring Arrives

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 3: Spring Arrives

In this article series I’ll be taking a look back at the legendary water that is Stanton. We’ll look at the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between. If you need a refresher on this incredible water, click the button below to take another look at the map...

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Fishing Rod Repair: Replacing the Top Eye

Fishing Rod Repair: Replacing the Top Eye

This article has been written for anybody that needs to know how to mend a fishing rod. In this example situation I’ve mangled the rod tip and I don’t even know how I did it! This tip should have a ceramic insert within the tip that’s been lost when the rod was...

Which Line to Use?

Which Line to Use?

t is easy, particularly as a beginner, to overlook the importance of the line when you are fishing. The line is the only thing which separates the fish from you. Simply put, if it fails you won’t land the fish, and as any seasoned fisherman will...