April 2006



Do you want to catch more fish? Are you looking to trade up, or buy your first pole? Well, look no further than Advanced Pole Fishing – the UK’s only pole fishing monthly. This month, read about…


Happy Dace!

We catch up with River Tees regular Billy Blythe to find out why he rates this popular northern river so much and what his tactics are when targeting fast-biting dace on the pole.


The Easiest Method In The World?

Des Shipp takes you through fishing the whip and why he thinks it could be the most productive and hassle-free method you’ll ever use.


Venue Detective

This month the spotlight focuses on Woodland Lakes near Thirsk, in North Yorkshire. We find out which tactics will help you score at this northern pole fishing Mecca.


City Slicker

Steve Ringer looks at fishing urban canals and shows what you can expect to come your way when using your pole.



Darren Cox takes a reader out on the bank to get him back into pole fishing… and help him bag some fish on the way!


Canal Carp

We join northwest pole ace Gary Whalley during a session on St Helens’ Sankey Canal, a venue with an unusual amount of carp and where commercial tactics are the norm.



  • Pole Directory – The only pole-buying guide in the UK
  • Your pole problems solved by England ace Will Raison
  • Top tips for fishing rivers on the pole
  • Daiwa’s new TD-R Competition 16m tested
  • Get the lowdown on the Maver Deploy 13m
  • We give Shakespeare’s Polestar Pro 2050 a run out



… and much, much more!


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