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  1. Dave Coster's Fishing Diary December 2019

    Dave Coster's Fishing Diary December 2019

    First Sunday of December was bitterly cold and there was a club match just up the road at Willow Lakes, Foston. After I’d scraped the frost off my car, I drove to Grantham services for a coffee and bite to eat. There was an icy wind howling across

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  2. Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- November 2019

    Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- November 2019

    Yet another wet start to a new month saw rivers in the fields again and this time quite a few lakes in my area were heavily flooded out as well. One fishery had to close completely because even the stands had disappeared under water! I had been

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  3. Dave Coster's How To- Keep Your Pole Safe Off The Ground

    Dave Coster's How To- Keep Your Pole Safe Off The Ground

    Although many pole anglers get by with placing their spare top kits to one side, very often on the ground, this is a risky thing to do. They can get trodden on by passers-by, trampled over by free running dogs, or your rigs can get tangled

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  4. Dave Coster's- Fishing Diary October 2019

    Dave Coster's- Fishing Diary October 2019

    I began the month joining a fishing pal on the Specimen Lake at Woodland Waters. There’s a double peg in the wood near the island and Leigh, who lives in Nottingham, had bagged up there a few days previously. The big bream that live around the back

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  5. Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- September

    Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- September

    After fruitlessly chasing the shadowy big tench that live in Denton Reservoir for much of August, I decided to try for this species in a venue that’s a bit easier, Buckminster Brick Pit. This attractive, horseshoe shaped club lake is a pleasant

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  6. Dave Coster's How To- Catch Autumn Tench

    Dave Coster's How To- Catch Autumn Tench

    Tench are often thought of as an early summer species, but if you use the right tactics and the weather stays reasonably mild, you can still catch these fish deep into the autumn. However, baits that were successful during those balmy summer days

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  7. Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- August 2019

    Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- August 2019

    My mate Andy was around for a few days and said he would like to try Hornbeam Lake at Homeclose Fishery, where I caught some big perch in July. I didn’t mind visiting the quiet Rutland countryside again and we only discovered a couple of other

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  8. Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- May 2019

    Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- May 2019

    My first May trip was a photo shoot with the Angler’s Mail photographer at Willow Lakes, Foston. I was intending to cover several methods and had just switched to a light silver fish pole rig when a lump of a carp butted in on the action. I was

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  9. Dave Coster's How To- Simple Pellet Feeder Rig

    Dave Coster's How To- Simple Pellet Feeder Rig

     Pellet feeders are a lot easier to use than method designs, not requiring any moulds or fussing around to get the loadings right. The most basic and effective set up is to have the reel line running through the in-line tube and tail rubber,

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  10. Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- April 2019

    Dave Coster's Fishing Diary- April 2019

    It was more like winter than spring at the beginning of April. Still a bit too cold to think about bagging up on methods like the pellet waggler, so for my first outing of the month I decided to have a go with an insert waggler and casters, in the

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