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  1. Buyers Guide to Fishing Bait Buckets & Riddles

    Buyers Guide to Fishing Bait Buckets & Riddles

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    It’s easy to overlook the importance of a quality bucket or riddle, until of course, yours lets you down at the worst possible time! Obviously, there’s more to successful angling than these kinds of basic supplies, but you can’t underestimate

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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. An Angler's Buyers Guide to Fishing Bite Alarms

    An Angler's Buyers Guide to Fishing Bite Alarms

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    Nothing is worse than realising you’ve just missed out on the catch of a lifetime because you weren’t paying enough attention to your rod. A bite alarm is much more than just an electronic accessory – it’s your trusted partner on the bank!

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  4. Top 5 Fishing Reels for 2021

    Top 5 Fishing Reels for 2021

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    With advances in modern technology the quality of reels has improved dramatically over the past 10 to 15 years and now you can get some excellent kit without breaking the bank.  This Buyers Guide will cover the Top 5 reels for angling whilst

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  5. Summer Clothing & Essential Tackle Items Guide

    Summer Clothing & Essential Tackle Items Guide

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    Long summer nights spent out on the bank, beach or boat are the pinnacle of fishing for many anglers. Fishing in summer gives you more hours of daylight, the warmth can encourage the fish to behave differently, but most of all its just pleasant to be

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  6. The Ultimate Buyers Guide to Fishing Reels

    The Ultimate Buyers Guide to Fishing Reels

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    Fishing reels are one of the areas of angling that benefit from the most technological growth. The market is continually striving to create lighter weight and higher strength performance pieces to improve your time on the bank. Such technological

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  7. A Buyer's Guide to Fishing Chairs & Seatboxes

    A Buyer's Guide to Fishing Chairs & Seatboxes

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    If you are relatively new to angling, you might be starting to consider buying something more comfortable than an old camping chair to sit in for a session.  Whether you have found a love for carping or match angling, this guide will cover the

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  8. A Quick Guide to Sleeping Bags for Fishing

    A Quick Guide to Sleeping Bags for Fishing

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    Any angler who’s ever done an overnighter will know the need for a quality sleeping bag. Even on the warmest of days, hit midnight to dawn and that temperature will make you wish you had a nice bit of kit to slip inside and get some warmth into

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  9. The Angler's Buying Guide to Weighing Scales

    The Angler's Buying Guide to Weighing Scales

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    Ask any angler about what he or she has caught, and most likely the first thing they’ll tell you is the weight of their catch. Knowing the weight of your catch is one of the most important things for many anglers and essential for those anglers who

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  10. Barbed vs Barbless Hooks - Barbed Better for Fish Care?!

    Barbed vs Barbless Hooks - Barbed Better for Fish Care?!

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    One of the on-going debates within carp fishing centres around barbed vs barbless hooks, their pros and cons, and impact on fish care. Some anglers will swear by barbless, others will only fish venues that allow barbed, or micro-barbed hooks, such

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