Review: Dynamite Swim Stim Silver-Fish Groundbait

30 Oct

The Dynamite Swim Stim Silver-Fish Groundbait comes 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: winter groundbait for silver fish on commercial fisheries. Ingredients: fishmeal and sweet groundbait with ground Swim Stim pellets and …Continue reading »

Sturgeon shocker and huge barbel – in same session!

25 Oct

SPESSY ace Justin Stoddart notched up two new PBs on his latest River Trent trip – this 16 lb 10 oz barbel and a shock 21 lb 3 oz sturgeon.

Trent sturgeon - there have been a few of them reported, but Justin Stoddart also had a 16 lb 10 oz barbel on the session that yielded this 21-pounder.
Trent sturgeon – there have been a few of them reported, but Justin Stoddart also had a 16 lb 10 oz barbel on the session that yielded this 21-pounder.

The shock Trent sturgeon (above) and 16 lb 10 oz barbel (below) came as a rare ‘brace’ from the in-form …Continue reading »

Is France a civil servant’s paradise?

25 Oct

France is famous, and at times infamous, for its bulky bureaucracy. Some go so far as to call it a civil servant’s paradise. French “fonctionnaires” are said to have a sweet deal compared to private sector workers. So just what are the perks? Meanwhil…