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All About Chub

Chub (also known as Chevin) (Leuciscus Cephalus) Weight: Small chub are often mistaken for dace, but it’s easy to tell the difference, as the chub has a convex-shaped anal fin compared to the dace’s concave fin. The fish are veracious feeders and for the river angler will feed in the coldest conditions when all others […]

All About The Roach

Roach (Rutilus rutilus) Weight: Small fish up to 1lb are commonplace and a fish of over 2lb is seen as a specimen. 3lb fish are rare from rivers, but a number of southern stillwaters regularly throw up quality fish close to the 4lb barrier. 4lb-plus fish are very rare. British Record: 4lb 4oz from undisclosed […]

How to catch Zander with Ian Welch

Despite their Dracula-like appearance zander are a very shy-biting species and, as Ian reveals, it can take seriously sensitive tactics to tempt them. An alien predator with Dracula fangs, ‘see-in-the-dark’ eyes, rough scales and spines… No, it’s not a monster from a third-rate B-movie but the zander, one of the most fascinating yet misunderstood species […]

Spodding For Carp With Dave Lane

Dave Lane takes a close look at spodding. How does he spod, what kit does he use and when does he spod? THERE is little point in searching out tiny little features at range if it is impossible to bait them accurately. The further that you fish the more ineffective most baiting methods become. Throwing […]

Preston Innovations Inline Olivettes

Preston Innovations Inline Olivettes Olivettes are nothing new; in fact, they’ve been used for shotting pole floats for many years now. However, large-capacity inline models aren’t so common, so these from Preston should be well suited to anglers who regularly fish big floats. You get three in a pack and sizes range from 0.3g through to […]