In this blog, Angling Direct’s very own, Amanda Hooks talks us through how she uses PVA bags for carp fishing and her top tips and tricks for beginner anglers.
Most of my carp fishing throughout the last year has been with PVA bags, and I
The Advanta PS Travel Drop Shot Rod is perfect if you’re off on holiday and fancy squeezing some fishing in but are cautious not to take up too much precious luggage space.
With its handy four-piece design, the 7ft Advanta Drop Shot Travel Rod is
When you're just starting out in fishing, it can be difficult to keep up with all the new information on beginner carp rigs. There are a lot of different options and fishing terms that may seem confusing at first glance - but don't worry! The Angling
In this blog, Chris takes us through a number of factors that he takes into consideration when choosing his fishing mainline.
Anyone who limits their mainline choice to a standard nylon 35/00 mainline for every
With the temperatures now starting to drop, Summer is turning into Autumn, which is a great time to start targeting perch.
One of the most appealing aspects of chasing big perch is the variety of methods you can use. Different methods suit different
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
There are no two ways about it...fishing near snags is often a blessing and a curse. As anglers, we know that fish love cover and food, and snags provide both!
Fishing near snags such as overhanging trees, islands, and reed beds can be ultra-
This flatfish rig is something of a go-to for the sea anglers at Angling Direct, this in-depth, step-by-step video highlights how to tie the rig for optimum results. Whilst the rig is designed with flatfish in mind, it really will catch anything that
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
Many venues ban leaders or insist on having a length of tubing on your mainline, as well as the ability to drop your lead on a take. Before now, this meant an entire range of rigs were not allowed to be used. Thanks to the product development team at