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Best Trout Flies To Use In January

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Best Trout Flies To Use In January

13.01.2020

January can be a very challenging fishing month; insect life becomes very sparse, underwater vegetation has died back and water temperatures have dropped significantly. These are just some of the main obstacles we have to endure as fly anglers. During the month of January, trout can become quite lethargic due…
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Best Spinning Reels For Under £100 – 2020

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Best Spinning Reels For Under £100 – 2020

12.01.2020

In this article, we will be giving you the low down on the best spinning reels available on the market today for under £100. All these have been chosen by our team based on their performance, reliability and their popularity within the angling community – from beginners to the more…
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Trout Area Fishing

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Trout Area Fishing

07.01.2020

At this point, you’re probably asking, what is Trout Area fishing? Well, Trout Area originates from Japan and is a finesse lure fishing technique that has started to gain in popularity here in the UK. The method is very similar to Light rock fishing, Bait Finesse Systems and dropshotting. It’s…
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8 Things To Consider When Choosing A Fly Reel

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8 Things To Consider When Choosing A Fly Reel

07.01.2020

1. What species will you be fishing for? This is one of the first key questions you need to ask yourself. Each fly reel is specially designed for specific fish species in mind. This is highlighted by the profile of the reel and the line capacity of the reel. A…
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Pike Deadbait Rig – Running Ledger Setup

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Pike Deadbait Rig – Running Ledger Setup

06.01.2020

The most commonly used bait fishing rig for pike is, without a doubt, the running ledger rig. This bait fishing rig is designed to fish a bait on the bottom of a lake or loch bed. The rig itself compromises of a run ring, buffer bead, quick-change link, a lead…
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Best Fly Rods For Under £150 – 2020

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Best Fly Rods For Under £150 – 2020

02.01.2020

With so many fly rods available on the market, picking the right rod can be overwhelming at times. In this article, we will be going through a list of our best fly rods for trout under £150. All rods have been specifically chosen by our team due to their performance,…
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Best Spinning Rods Of 2020

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Best Spinning Rods Of 2020

01.01.2020

In this article, we will be giving you the low down on the best spinning rods available on the market today for under £150. All of these rods have been chosen by our team based on their performance, reliability and their popularity within the angling community – from beginners to…
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January Sale 2020

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January Sale 2020

29.12.2019

New Year, New Gear! Our January Sale has now started with up to 75% off selected items. Why not kit yourself out for the new fishing season ahead! Click here to shop our FULL sale on now!
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Pike Fishing – Bite Indication

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Pike Fishing – Bite Indication

24.12.2019

Speak to any seasoned pike angler and one of the first things they will say to a newcomer to the sport is the importance of good bite detection. Unlike other coarse species such as carp where self hooking bolt rigs are common place, pike fishing does not have any fool-proof…
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What are the Best Lures for Trout? – 2020

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What are the Best Lures for Trout? – 2020

24.12.2019

If there was just one style of lure for Trout spinning, it would be a lot easier for us all “the anglers” to shop for. In the UK especially, we seem to have a huge selection of lures in many different styles that spin, wobble, sink, float and even hum through…
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The Top Pike Lures Of 2020

The Top Pike Lures Of 2020

18.12.2019

With the constant influx of new pike fishing lures, it can be hard to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not. In this article, we will be giving you an insight into the hottest pike lures of 2020 and what has made them so successful. Number 1 STRIKE PRO…
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How To Make A Pike Wire Trace – Pike Bait Fishing

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How To Make A Pike Wire Trace – Pike Bait Fishing

18.11.2019

If bait fishing for pike is on your fishing bucket list, then learning to make your own wire trace will be part of your pike fishing journey. Making your own wire traces not only saves you money in the long run but it also provides you with confidence knowing that…
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