National News

  1. Hair rig advice for better carp fishing results

    By Angler's Mail on October 13th, 2017

    HAIR RIG adjustment can lead to more consistent success with carp, as explained here by Colin Davidson, a regular columnist in Angler's Mail magazine.5 - Because the Extenda stops are drawn neatly back into the hook bait, there are only a couple of …

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  2. Pike fishing tackle tips to boost your predator catches

    By Angler's Mail on October 13th, 2017

    PIKE fishing time is here - and these five tackle tips could help you enjoy more predator sport soon.A good set of reliable unhooking tools is a must when piking, to make the task of removing trebles easy. …Continue reading »

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  3. Method feeder fishing – 10 top tips

    By Angler's Mail on October 13th, 2017

    METHOD feeder fishing can be deadly for carp - and these ten tips will help you get the best from the approach.It's quite easy to avoid tangles with Method feeder rigs, as Paul explained.1) Take plenty of dry ingredients so that you can mix more …

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  4. 2 giant barbel landed at the same time

    By Thomas Petch on October 13th, 2017

    A FIRST guided trip to the in-form River Trent in Nottinghamshire resulted in a stunning PB for an angler from the other end of the country.Richard Easom of top bait firm 3 Foot Twitch took Aaron Choat and Paul Holder out for a night session …

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  5. Fishing Republic reveals state of angling trade in 2017

    By Thomas Petch on October 13th, 2017

    THE UK’s first ever publicly quoted tackle retailer, Fishing Republic, has published its results for the first half of this financial year and they present a healthy picture of continued growth and expansion.PHOTOGRAPH BY DANIEL JONES 2014 +44 …

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  6. War veteran robs own fishing club to spend money on dating websites, shopping and jewellery

    By Thomas Petch on October 13th, 2017

    A WAR veteran was spared jail by the skin of his teeth after stealing £12,537 from the fishing club where he was treasurer.Wayne Adams splashed the cash on dating websites, shopping and jewellery from Samuels after splitting from his wife after …

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  7. Baiting campaign pays off with huge barbel

    By Thomas Petch on October 13th, 2017

    PAUL MURFIN showed the benefits of a prebaiting campaign on Nottinghamshire’s River Trent with this specimen 17 lb barbel.The 42-year-old forklift driver kept trickling in Trent Baits’s Freshwater Shrimp 16 mm boilies and then targeted barbel …

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  8. Britain’s biggest common carp

    By Thomas Petch on October 13th, 2017

    ONE of the UK’s largest carp ever has come out at 64 lb, making it the nation's biggest known common. It has been predicted to go onto break the official British carp record.Known as Tarka, the huge common carp came from RH Fisheries The Avenue …

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  9. Review: DAM Effzett Thermo Suit

    By Richard Howard on October 11th, 2017

    The DAM Effzett Thermo Suit 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. AS temperatures drop and the weather deteriorates, you’ll fish …

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  10. Review: Kodex Bait Floss

    By Richard Howard on October 11th, 2017

    The Kodex Bait Floss 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. KODEX have released Chod-Rig Bait Floss, to enable you to tie pop-ups on …

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