THE new Angler’s Mail print magazine is out now, loaded with exclusive material that will brighten up your angling week. It costs just £1.99 and is loaded with essential content.

7 Nov

Neville Fickling looks at the ill-treatment of pike, charting how some attitudes towards them have improved. The English record pike has also been caught – story and pics revealed.

News stories you must read this week: The year’s biggest pike boated English record pike caught New project to encourage …Continue reading »

Top tips for autumn bass fishing

27 Sep

BASS can offer some terrific sport in autumn. Here Angler’s Mail assistant editor / production Richard Holroyd, who loves his bass fishing, offers his top tips to help you catch some stunning bars of silver…

Many anglers target bass throughout July and August but come September and October the number of bass anglers dwindle. I …Continue reading »

Lift method float rig for tench – give it a try!

30 Aug

LIFT method float fishing for tench is one of the most effective ways of catching the species. Learn great rigs every week in Angler’s Mail magazine.

Locating tench can be easier than other species as those fizzing bubbles are a real giveaway.

To set up a lift method float rig properly make sure you plumb the depth accurately and then slide the …Continue reading »

Method feeder mix for carp… on a budget!

12 Jul

METHOD FEEDER mixes for attracting and catching carp really don’t need to cost a fortune.

Don’t go mad with the size of the ball; make it too big and it will be like trying to cast out a pregnant pig! A well-shaped Method ball the size of a satsuma but more streamlined is about right. Make sure the ball is moulded centrally around the lead so that it casts true, and the line behind the Method ball exits the centre of the bait, or the line will slice through the bait as you cast it and it will fall off – probably onto your head.

Method feeder groundbaits are made of all sorts of ingredients these days, with so many specialist products around, but a …Continue reading »