Farewell to another angling great

6 Mar

TRIBUTES have been paid to the pioneer who helped the carp fishing bait industry become the huge enterprise it is today.

Bob Baker caught many specimen fish, especially carp. This 85 lb giant was landed at Graviers in France.
Bob Baker caught many specimen fish, especially carp. This 85 lb giant was landed at Graviers in France.

Boilie pioneer Bob Baker passed away aged in his early 70s, and there was huge praise for his achievements – …Continue reading »

Review: Dynamite Wowsers

5 Mar

The Dynamite Wowsers come under the beady eye of Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He’s the No.1 product inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week.

Description: highly visible, dumbbell-shaped hook baits. Specifications: 7 and 9 mm sizes; Purple, White, Pink and Orange colours; formulated with …Continue reading »

Licence rogue hit by £1,723 penalty after ‘abusive and threatening behaviour’

28 Feb

A ROGUE has ended up with a whopping £1,723 penalty after being caught by an Environment Agency fisheries enforcement officer, aided by a member of the Angling Trust’s Voluntary Bailiff Service.

Catching the rogues – the Voluntary Bailiff Service, along with EA and Police, are doing their best to make a difference.

Rod licence dodger Nigel Hilden was convicted at Hastings Magistrates’ Court of the offences, after being caught at top Kent …Continue reading »

Licence rogue hit by £1,723 penalty after ‘abusive and threatening behaviour’

28 Feb

A ROGUE has ended up with a whopping £1,723 penalty after being caught by an Environment Agency fisheries enforcement officer, aided by a member of the Angling Trust’s Voluntary Bailiff Service.

Catching the rogues – the Voluntary Bailiff Service, along with EA and Police, are doing their best to make a difference.

Rod licence dodger Nigel Hilden was convicted at Hastings Magistrates’ Court of the offences, after being caught at top Kent …Continue reading »

Review: Kodex Titanium Flexi Bait Screws

26 Feb

The Kodex Titanium Flexi Bait Screws come under the beady eye of Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He’s the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week.

Description: bait screws. Specifications: lightweight titanium construction; matt black, non-reflective finish; 15 per pack. My verdict: you might find it …Continue reading »