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  1. Lure fishing tips for pike that work NOW!

    By Tim Knight on August 18th, 2017

    The Pike Anglers Club's Alan Dudhill talks lure fishing with top tips, ideal for your summer and early autumn sessions as long as it stays mild.A MOBILE  approach with lures is my favourite for warmer water pike, before cooler autumn weather and …

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  2. Biggest golden orfe ever caught from a river

    By Tim Knight on August 18th, 2017

    NOW this is a special golden orfe - giant in size, and from a venue where you might not have expected it!Golden orfe have become fairly common stillwater residents but there aren’t many in UK rivers. Phil Timmins caught the largest …Continue …

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  3. Switching species was key to giant zander

    By Tim Knight on August 18th, 2017

    SWITCHING species at the right time can really pay off, as this mightily impressive zander proves.  Shayne Kearns is a keen barbel angler but decided to go for zander on his favourite River Trent in …Continue reading »

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  4. The pike that took this heavyweight chub must have been huge!

    By Tim Knight on August 18th, 2017

    MOST regular anglers will have had encounters with predators... now check this one out. The pike-bite marks on this chub give it away...Phil Mapp was shocked when this specimen 6 lb 4 oz chub was grabbed by a huge pike as he …Continue reading …

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  5. Angler dies in peg before competition at Bury Hill

    By Tim Knight on August 18th, 2017

    A KEEN angler has tragically collapsed and died at his peg before a match at his favourite venue, Bury Hill FisheriesIan Caller of Crawley, West Sussex, (pictured above) began to feel unwell as he walked to his peg at Surrey’s …Continue …

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  6. Sort this weed problem out – to enable anglers to fish!

    By Thomas Petch on August 18th, 2017

    WEED from bank to bank has destroyed a ten-mile stretch of a fishery rented direct from the Environment Agency, who have failed to fix the problem.  Despite Southport DAA demanding weed action for several years, their stretch of the River Crossens …

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  7. Giant barbel upon returning to local river

    By Tim Knight on August 18th, 2017

    ANDY CLARK has fished his local River Lea for over 40 years and after a two-year break he returned in style to take this PB 15 lb 12 oz barbel.The 55-year-old operations director from Waltham Abbey, Essex, told Angler’s Mail all about his …

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  8. Weekly Winner: Nash Wasp Indicator

    By Richard Howard on August 17th, 2017

    The Nash Wasp Indicator comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. THE Nash Wasp Indicator is being billed as the indicator with a sting! …

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  9. Review: Kodex Micro-Strip Coated Hooklink

    By Richard Howard on August 17th, 2017

    The Kodex Micro-Strip Coated Hooklink comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. FOR tying up your own bottom bait or pop-up rigs, Kodex …

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  10. Review: Preston Innovations Monster Feeder Rods

    By Richard Howard on August 17th, 2017

    The Preston Innovations Monster Feeder Rods comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. THE Preston Innovations Monster Feeder Rod family …

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