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  1. What's More Effective - Bait Fishing or Artificial Lures?

    What's More Effective - Bait Fishing or Artificial Lures?

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    A very popular question amongst anglers across the disciplines is what’s the best baiting choice: real bait or artificial lures? For predator and sea fishing in particular, it can really be a tough decision as there is no one-size-fits all answer

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  2. An Angler's Buying Guide to Carp Fishing Rods

    An Angler's Buying Guide to Carp Fishing Rods

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    The carp discipline has perhaps seen the greatest progress in development of new techniques and technologies, of all the fishing niches. If you're new to carp fishing, you will be forgiven for thinking the learning curve is steep, there are a lot of

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  3. Top 5 Tips for Surface Fishing

    Top 5 Tips for Surface Fishing

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    During the summer months, surface fishing with floating baits can be a devastating method for catching Carp and for many anglers there is nothing better than catching a fish ‘off the top’. The pure visual nature of watching your bait be taken by

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  4. Best Baits for Summer Chub Fishing

    Best Baits for Summer Chub Fishing

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    Chub fishing, like with most forms of river fishing, requires mobility in order to get on the fish. With that in mind, travel light; rod(s), net, polaroid sunglasses, and a bag for your bait, keep yourself mobile. Finding the chub is usually the

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  5. Your Guide to Summer River Fishing

    Your Guide to Summer River Fishing

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    The opening of the river season on June 16th is one of the biggest events in the angling calendar, and with the river season now well underway, Angling Direct thought now would be as good a time as any to run though some handy hints and tips ahead of

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  6. What is the Best Bait for Carp Fishing in Spring?

    What is the Best Bait for Carp Fishing in Spring?

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    Carp angling in the spring can be difficult due to the variety of good and bad weather the venues have, however, spring carp are often ravenous as they have not eaten loads over winter and need to build up for their spawning season so you can always

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  7. What Equipment Do You NEED to Start Fly Fishing?

    What Equipment Do You NEED to Start Fly Fishing?

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    Fly fishing is one of the oldest of the angling disciplines and has been a part of angling history since the early Roman period. The sport has retained its popularity to this day for being different to conventional fishing. With most styles of

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  8. Guide to Beach & Sea Fishing Bait, Fresh or Artificial?

    Guide to Beach & Sea Fishing Bait, Fresh or Artificial?

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    As with any fishing discipline, sea fishing bait is of paramount importance, anglers spend considerable time planning their next session; what tackle to use, line, rigs etc, but you have to remember the only thing the fish are actually interested in

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  9. Guide to Beach Fishing; Seasons & Tides

    Guide to Beach Fishing; Seasons & Tides

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    Fishing the UK waters from beach or boat is very different to coarse and carp fishing, the environment itself provides several challenges. When sea fishing it is important to consider seasons and tides, the time of year and position of the tide will

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  10. Sea & Beach Fishing FAQs - Everything You Need to Know About Sea Angling

    Sea & Beach Fishing FAQs - Everything You Need to Know About Sea Angling

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    Have you recently picked up sea fishing and have some burning questions about the hobby? In this guide Angling Direct will be answering all the common questions surrounding the laws, licences, tides and seasonal information on sea and beach fishing

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