Big-fish angler, Martin Bowler is on the hunt for big grayling in this week’s Angling Times. Grab yourself a copy to find out some of Martins top tips and tricks to help you catch the lady of the stream.
A single caster threaded onto a size 18 hook did the trick when Julian Peacock netted this personal best river roach. It topped the scales at 2lb 5oz 12 drams and was caught during a session on a river in Bedfordshire. His hookbait was suspended beneath a stick float and… Read more
A cold winters day spent wandering the banks of a river with a float rod in hand and a pouch full of maggots has to be one of the most enjoyable forms of fishing. A river never sleeps and its face is never seen the same twice, this flux provides… Read more
Feeder fishing with bread can be a deadly tactic for chub and roach during the winter months, but when fast or deep rivers make sure to select the right feeder. When fishing on deep rivers such as the Thames I like to ensure that the bread remains in the feeder and… Read more
Drennan England international Steve Hemingray collected a £1100 cheque after finishing ninth overall in the Angling Trust Riverfest Final on the River Wye at Hereford with a 29lb 6oz two day aggregate weight. One of 72 finalists chasing a £13000 top prize, Steve drew peg 88 in B Zone one… Read more
Quiver tipping can be a deadly tactic during the colder months and to ensure you get the most from it, carry a selection of tips. If possible, the most effective way of fishing the quiver tip is to fish on the near side with a light link leger and the… Read more