Southern Angler April 2005


Steak Out In The Lion’s Den

Paul Anstis puts steak on the menu for a mega-sized bag-up at a top Wiltshire safari park.


Also in this issue, which is on the shelves now priced only £1.99:


Quids In For A Cold-weather Bag

Former Fish ‘O’ Mania finalist Ian Covey shows you don’t have to break the bank to catch a double-figure bag on a cold commercial fishery.


Winter Bagging Wonderland

Somerset ace Tony Rixon travels to Devon to find out if Andy Seery’s Stafford Moor complex is as prolific in the cold as it is in the summer.


Big Fish Adventures

Ringwood big fish specialist Tim Lennon explains his methods on how to catch specimen stillwater roach.


Tricks Of The Trade

Roy Marlow discusses new legislation that will encourage line distributors to tell the truth on spools, and explains the different qualities of reel line.


The Ivan Marks Story

In part two of our tribute to one of angling’s greats, Ivan recalls 1950s cub fishing and his first All England.


What’s Your Top Fishery?

It’s your last chance to help us in our poll to find the best fishery in the South. Remember. You could win a mystery tackle prize.


Keith Arthur

With all the big fish being reported from Hampshire’s famous Royalty Fishery, Keith recalls some of his barbel and chub memories from his travels to the south coast.


Where To Fish

Fancy fishing a new water? Find out where you can bag up in the south with our extensive five-page fishery guide.


It’s All In The Science

Win one of 15 Ultrabite Goody Bags worth £150 in our latest £1500 competition.

Also, win a pair of Derri Proteus boots. We have 12 pairs up for offer in our £660 competition.




Simon Gould, the latest news, match gossip, and three pages of tackle reviews.