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Bomber Rig

How to tie the Bomber Boom Rig The Bomber Rig This rig is well known on the match scene the length and breadth of the country. It allows you to fish two long hooklengths that both clip down to the same bait clip. Because of the length of the snoods, this rig is ideal for […]

Cudmore Fisheries – Whitmore, Staffs

The New Home of Fish O Mania NATIONALLY known for its tremendous pleasure & match weights and variety both winter and summer and now the home of the prestigious Fish ‘O’ Mania final and the Go Fishing show, Cudmore Fisheries has a vast array of facilities and fishing that will interest the match, club, pleasure, […]

Leader Knot

How To Tie The Leader Knot   Step-1……First tie an overhand knot in your shockleader. Step-2……Thread the main line through the overhand knot. Step-3……Use a pair of pliers to now pull the knot tight. Step-4……Pull about eight inches of the main line through the knot. Step-5……Cut off the line that has been damaged by the […]

Fly Lines Up Close

The Future Of Fly Lines Under the watchful eye of production director and fly-line guru Richard Wothers, Airflo has been first to the market with density compensation (to make sinking lines sink tip first), PolyFuse technology, variable buoyancy and, arguably, the smoothest welded loops on the market. One of the latest breakthroughs is Ridge technology […]

All You Need Is a Floater

Spring might well be just around the corner but, realistically, it’s still winter and the days are not exactly warm, and insect activity is sparse to say the least. Even during the ‘warm’ lunch time period you may only see the odd midge. The mornings are bleak and misty and do not inspire much confidence […]

Pole Float Choice

The tcf team looks at bristles, eyes, stems and bodies and selects some favourite floats and set-ups for rivers, drains and stillwaters… in the company of Advanced Pole Fishing’s Mark Williams The pole float is your visible connection to the fish that you are trying to catch. It shows up movements when the fish is […]

The Beautiful Brown Trout

All about our beautiful, beloved brown trout…. Fish Biology This might not mean a whole lot to you but it should if you are an admirer of the wild brown trout, if you are a hunter of the wild fish that have been with us since the retreat of the last ice age. Even if […]

Clean Ground Codding

If you want to catch more from the beach then read on as Total Sea Fishing reveals 10 top tips that are sure to improve your chances this season. COD are the most common target species along the UK coastline and every year anglers travel to their favourite venues in their masses to try for that elusive ‘big […]

Faking It

Big carp ace Dave Lane looks at how imitation baits can catch you more fish… Plastic Fantastic WITH the recent upsurge in results around the country that anglers have been having on artificial hook baits, I thought I would begin my new technical series – which is designed to complement my monthly diary feature – […]

Carp Care With Simon Scott

Simon Scott gives his views and advice on the essential issue of carp care. How can you best look after the carp you catch? IT’S vital for the future of our sport that we look after the fish we catch and the environment it lives in. In a day and age when angling is being […]