Darren Davies demonstrates how you can increase your catch rate on the whip.
Chris Hewett described the capture of this specimen as ‘the greatest moment in over 30 years of fishing for big roach.’ It topped the scales at 2lb 10oz and was netted during a session at his local syndicate lake. The London-based roach fishing fanatic fished a waggler with a maggot… Read more
Stephen Chesney had sweetcorn to thank during his latest rudd session as it helped him bank this 3lb personal best specimen. The Suffolk-based angler quiver tipped single grains of sweetcorn on a section of a Fenland river to take the large rudd as well as four others. He told Angling… Read more
Float fished bread flake was the secret in the capture of this impressive 2lb 4oz roach for Mike Townsend. Mike targeted a tiny, clear local river in Yorkshire and baited his swim with hempseed for two hours until he had a small shoal of big fish feeding among some streamer… Read more
Rolling meat on the river can be a fantastic method for barbel and chub especially if the river is up and coloured. For rolling meat, I opt for a 2lb test curve rod and a reel loaded with 20lb braid as it gives me complete control and allows me to feel… Read more
The three day Thames Festival was fished by 74 anglers from around the country, at Abingdon, Culham and Appleford. “With the river very clear and with very little flow it was always going to be feast or famine for many anglers. It was great to see most areas improving by… Read more