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 »


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 »