Get on these bait bags for barbel!

17 Jun

BARBEL Society chairman Steve Pope showed Angler’s Mail how he does it during a session on the banks of his favourite River Severn.

Crucially, Steve creates PVA bags of freebies, added to his hook to present extra attraction on the river bed. Complimenting …Continue reading »

Brilliant boilie rig for barbel fishing

15 Jun

BARBEL FISHING rigs have become complicated for some anglers – but we bring you one that’s easy to create and highly effective, especially when fishing with boilies.

Boilies, in all their varieties, are a brilliant barbel fishing bait and it pays to fish them on the simplest …Continue reading »

Pop up boilies to catch carp – with long links

30 May

POP UP boilies are used on every carp water in the land, almost – but not like this!

5. You can fish a long link, slow sink pop-up on running, helicopter rig or lead-clip end-tackles. Although I am generally not a fan of leadcore, it is recommended to decrease the chances of tangles. A safety clip with a swivel-less bomb and a small anti-tangle sleeve is the easiest and most reliable combination, especially if any amount of casting is involved.

Pop up boilies are of course  responsible for a lot of fish – and  Angler’s Mail carp ace Colin Davidson …Continue reading »

Review: Dynamite Carp-Tec Boilies

11 May

The Dynamite Carp-Tec Boilies come under the beady eye of Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard – and he was impressed! He’s the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week.

THE affordable Dynamite Carp-Tec boilie range has an improved base mix for 2017, with some added texture and crunch. Add …Continue reading »

How to make boilies with a fruity zing

10 May

HOW to make boilies is explained by Bill Rushmer, a long-time contributor to Angler’s Mail.

Remove the boilies from the boiling water and dry on kitchen towel. I then freeze them, ready for use.

Simply follow Bill’s step by step guide on how to make boilies and you’ll have a fruity bait that fish …Continue reading »

Carp baits with awesome attraction!

5 May

CARP baits that really attract are what every angler seeks – so try these! Colin Davidson, contributor to Angler’s Mail magazine, explains…

  CARP BAITS and end tackle cause all sorts of concerns for today’s carp angler. Simple tweaks to the business …Continue reading »

Review: Enterprise Tackle Quick Spikes

5 May

Enterprise Tackle Quick Spikes 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.

ENTERPRISE TACKLE have come up with some clever innovations and game-changers over the past couple of decades. Now check these …Continue reading »