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
England is certainly blessed to have some of the most beautiful spots that are perfect for fishing. Whether you are a keen river carp angler or prefer a spot of sea fishing for bream, there is always great fishing locations found across
Whether you are new to angling or wanting to renew your licence for another year, now is the time to get that renewal ready. This guide to Fishing Rod Licences will answer the common queries beginner and returning anglers deal with when purchasing a
Anglers have waited long enough for the weather to improve and with Spring fully in action we can say goodbye to those frozen toes and the frosted days of winter spent at the bank. With spring, anglers can come back to the bankside with the warming
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
If you fish the pole, you’ll need to know how to make your own rigs…
In this beginner's guide, we will show you step-by-step how to tie your own rigs for pole fishing.
Before we jump into the steps, it is worth noting that not all
A long session angler knows that nothing is better than laying on their bedchair with a stomach full of hot food or waking up to the thought of a hearty full English breakfast!
Cooking equipment is just as essential on the bankside or by the
As an island, the UK has plenty of coastlines that provide plenty of opportunities for sea fishing whether it's offshore or beach fishing from the shore. This guide will help you compile the ultimate sea fishing starter kit, covering rods, reels,
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