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
Whether you’re a seasoned river angler, a passionate carp angler in need of a change of scenery, or just fancy a day on the river, chub are an excellent species to target. Their generous size and considerable fight, especially in faster flowing
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
Anchors aweigh! You won’t catch many tench with a waggler unless you anchor your hook bait on the bottom. Bob Nudd tells you how.I love fishing for tench with waggler tackle. There’s something very special about watching a float, and it’s even
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
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
That magic moment happens, and you finally get a bite. The last thing you want is to have the fish drop off. Here are a few tips to ensure that you convert as many bites into a fish successfully in your net as possible.
1). The 'Opposites' Tactic
With spring just around the corner, my attention like many other specimen anglers should be turned to tench fishing. However, until we are out of isolation we can just brush up on our techniques and prepare tackle for when we can get back
The bream, a deep bodied shoal fish, isn’t everyone’s favourite, but feeling the heavy thump of a big slab on the other end has to be one of the most satisfying feelings in fishing.At this time of year all species will now be preparing for winter
With the news that night fishing is permitted again, Angling Direct thought it would be a good time to showcase the best carp lakes in the UK; the venues that tick all the amenity boxes, those with the biggest carp, or just a notorious venue steeped