Established in 1921, Shimano, is a Japanese based company with strong environmental ethics whilst producing some of the finest fishing reels with the latest technological advancements. All of Shimano’s products are geared towards creating a more
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
Time is always at a premium and there are many anglers whose only window of opportunity to get on the bank is at the weekends. These ‘weekender’ sessions are often tricky because the banks are generally busier and you can find yourself competing
Many anglers will overlook fly fishing for being too difficult or too expensive, which, we, here at Angling Direct want to change your mind on.
Spring brings a perfect time to get into Fly Fishing. It is an awesome way to spend a few hours targeting
Speed is a great aspect of solid PVA bag fishing. Making up a load of these bait bags will serve you well a night before a session and certainly provide a carpet of bait that carp cannot refuse. PVA is the ultimate confidence in a bag for all carp
Many anglers cannot help but agree that those little wrigglers, also known as maggots are just so effective. There are many freshwater species that love a maggot - or two or three... making them a great live or imitation bait to use when at the
What is Spodding/ Spombing?
Spodding/Spombing has revolutionised our ability to accurately feed our chosen fishing spot with even the smallest lightest food items at extreme range. This is all done with maximum efficiency, ensuring minimal bait is
It's that time of year when we look to refresh our tackle. One main element that is often changed first is our line after a season or more of service, but are you spooling your reels correctly? A correctly spooled reel will reduce tangles, improve
Rivers hold some absolute gems of all species, which are often over looked in favour of still waters. For those who want to try the river for the first time, as well as those who already fish them, here’s a few tips to help you make the most of
Something for all you predator boys and girls. Deadbaiting is undoubtedly a hugely successful method; however, it’s not just a case of whacking out a bait as far as you can and watching your float or waiting for your alarm. On certain days you need