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Venues on the menu

Dave regularly switches between different types of venue, as he is convinced that it helps him become a better and far more versatile angler. Here is his guide on what to expect and how to tackle them.

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Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”

In our new mini series, the physiotherapist will put you in the right frame of mind to help you achieve your angling dreams.

4 mins read
Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Search for a super stripy

They’ve done it! Robbie Northman and John Bailey have been on a long mission to catch a 4 lb perch. Robbie got there first, landing this specimen recently.

7 mins read
Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Pole position carping

The thinking carp angler offers his opinion, insight and advice every week exclusively here in Angler’s Mail. Col will help you become a wiser angler.

3 mins read
Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

My best catch!

This week: Billy puts his newborn daughter on the scales after a productive winter carp session.

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Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Huge zed after run of disasters

19 lb 4 oz monster zanderRiver boat fishing sessionSeries of calamities

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Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Christmas stocking

The future of fishery management is a bright one, these BTEC Fish Husbandry students keen to help stock an Essex lake with carp over the Christmas holiday, including this 21 lb mirror.

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Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Alien aquatic plants

In this final part of my special look at alien species, I have highlighted some invasive aquatic plants that have had an impact on waters, with an evaluation on the degree of threat that they pose, on a scale of one to ten, one being the lowest.

5 mins read
Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

A guide's guide to guides

Canadian Jeff is a great guide, helping anglers to catch the fish of their dreams.

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Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Making Short Work Of Specimen Chub

It takes angling guide Kenny Parsons a few hours to drive from his home, near Bath, to his favourite Wessex rivers, but it doesn’t seem to bother him, as he just loves to catch big chub on feeder and fl oat tactics, his personal best standing at 7 lb 12 oz. One of his favourite methods for this cunning species is a maggot feeder with a short hook link.

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Angler's Mail
January 14, 2020

Cool Runnings

Britain’s leading all-round angler loves taking on challenges at all kinds of venues. Read his triumphs and disasters, warts ‘n’ all, exclusively in AM.

5 mins read
Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

The Forgotten Stickleback

The natural history photographer has filmed all 53 UK freshwater fish species, and this week he reveals how he captured a mini predator.

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Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

Deadly Deadbaits

The fishery scientist is passionate about predators, having caught pike to 34 lb 8 oz, perch to 5 lb 1 oz, zander to 18 lb 8 oz and eels to 7 lb 2 oz.

2 mins read
Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

An Addiction To River Pike

South Coast taxi driver Nathan Edgell is addicted to pike fishing at this time of year, especially when it comes to targeting wild river predators that have slipped under the radar. Preferring to fish short sessions, the Fladen-sponsored piker has developed a tactic that has helped him to bank more fish. Here’s how.

6 mins read
Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

Catch A Big River Roach

You’ll always learn loads and be inspired by this vastly experienced traditional angler, who also relishes exploring the latest coarse techniques… with help from his friends.

6 mins read
Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

Blankety Blank

Long-time pals Billy Flowers and Jamie Londors are two of the World’s most consistent carp catchers. The two England Carp Team members share their sessions and insight in Angler’s Mail.

3 mins read
Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

Wicked Wafters

The thinking carp angler offers his opinion, insight and advice every week exclusively here in Angler’s Mail. Col will help you become a wiser angler.

3 mins read
Angler's Mail
December 03, 2019

Practice Makes Purrfect

The natural history photographer has filmed all 53 UK freshwater fish species, and this week recounts the time when he went in search of catfish.

4 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Mobile Approach For PB Chub And Bonus Barbel

Otter predation on the Great Ouse has led to Predator Action Group chairman Tony Gibson altering his winter barbel approach to a chub tactic that also picks up a few ‘whiskers’.

6 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Jack Of Hall Trades

The ace angling coach is here in the Mail for an exclusive series revealing his on-the-bank lessons and views on modern fishing.

6 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Identifying Individuals

Britain’s best-known pike angler, angling historian and carp fishery boss reveals all in this fortnightly column.

4 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Get A Winter Edge

This week: Jamie explains his cutting-edge approach for cold-water carp to help you catch more fish this winter.

2 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Floody Great Big Barbel

Britain’s leading all-round angler loves taking on challenges at all kinds of venues. Read his triumphs and disasters, warts ‘n’ all, exclusively in AM.

5 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

December 5th Is D-Day For Us All

John’s POINT OF VIEW SPECIAL

7 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Dealing With Lost Hooks

The well-travelled freshwater biologist and top angler brings you his fascinating weekly insight into the secret lives of fish.

2 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

All-Time Epic Catches

Our classic fishing series moves back in time, and this week we bring you a special look at…

3 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

All In A Twist

The thinking carp angler offers his opinion, insight and advice every week exclusively here in Angler’s Mail. Col will help you become a wiser angler.

4 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 26, 2019

Crowing Over Carp

Widely respected specimen carp angler and author Simon Crow has caught carp from over 400 different waters in seven countries. With an overseas personal best of 86 lb 8 oz and a UK PB of 56 lb 12 oz, the Avid Carp and DNA Baits angling consultant shows no signs of slowing down, always seeking to catch quality carp. Here’s an insight into how he goes about catching the big ’uns while still making the time for other passions in his life.

5 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 19, 2019

Sorting Out Silvers

This week’s Angler’s Mail match fishing columnist Darren Cox celebrates winter’s arrival with his sights fixed firmly on roach and bream.

5 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 19, 2019

Mesmerised By Mullet Murmuration

The natural history photographer has fi lmed all 53 UK freshwater fi sh species, and this week he looks at mullet and sea trout.

3 mins read
Angler's Mail
November 19, 2019

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