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Feeder Fishing Tactics – Alex Allan

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Feeder Fishing Tactics – Alex Allan

14.07.2019

When asked to think of fishing in Scotland, one would be forgiven for automatically picturing scenes of tree-lined rivers with figures dressed in Tweed, beautifully and artistically casting a fly line across a Salmon filled pool. Perhaps a drifting boat occupied by a Ghillie and their client, casting to a…
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Coarse Fishing Rigs For Beginners – Top 3 Rigs

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Coarse Fishing Rigs For Beginners – Top 3 Rigs

27.06.2019

Scotland’s commercial coarse fishing scene is on the up and with some well established coarse fisheries around the country, these hidden gems hold various coarse species that can be targeted using an array or rigs and tactics. In this article, we will be exploring the tackle you require to target…
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How To Tie A Pop Up Rig

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How To Tie A Pop Up Rig

05.03.2019

Quiz any good carp angler and they will tell you that putting a rig with a sharp hook in the area where target fish are swimming is 90 per cent of the carp fishing jigsaw. Add a bait that they’re are interested in, and you’re on to a winner. A…
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Float Ledger Rig For Tench

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Float Ledger Rig For Tench

16.11.2018

There are times when the sensitivity of a float is desirable, but slight undertow or adverse weather conditions can make holding position impossible with a normally shotted float. This is the ideal situation to deploy a float leger. In this article, we will show you how to tie a float…
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Cage Feeder Rig

Cage feeder rig for bream
Cage Feeder Rig

13.11.2018

Try this clever presentation to catch fish up in the water out of waggler range During summer fish will often be stationed well up in the water, especially on deeper lakes where they will find a depth where the light levels and temperature suit them. At short range this situation…
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Maggot Feeder Rig

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Maggot Feeder Rig

13.11.2018

The maggot feeder is one of the most versatile and cost-effective feeder rigs available, it can be used to target various freshwater fish species throughout the UK and is one of the most commonly used ledgering tactics for wild brown trout in Scotland. While the float is certainly the finest…
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How To Tie A Zig Rig

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How To Tie A Zig Rig

12.11.2018

As the temperatures begin to rise this clever set-up will enable you to change the depth of your hookbait and search the water column for carp. Carp can spend much of their time up in the water column, especially in spring when the surface layers are warmed by the strengthening…
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How To Tie A Carp Bolt Rig

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How To Tie A Carp Bolt Rig

12.11.2018

The brainchild of specimen carp hunters, the safe bolt rig has found its place with match and pleasure anglers targeting species such as tench and bream on stillwaters. Semi-fixed bolt rigs have become common in modern angling techniques, not just for those targeting carp, but for anglers chasing many other…
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How To Tie A PVA Bag

How to tie a PVA bag rig
How To Tie A PVA Bag

26.10.2018

The beauty of a PVA bag is you can put in a wide range of baits. Hard pellets in 6mm or 8mm are ideal as big carp love them and small fish struggle to eat them. Whenever the carp turn up they will find every morsel of bait you have…
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How To Tie A Slider Float Set-Up

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How To Tie A Slider Float Set-Up

22.10.2018

When your swim is deeper than the length of your rod, it’s time to rely on this clever set-up so you can still fish accurately. Originally developed for fishing in deep water, the slider float has proven to be more useful than just that one task and can be used…
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14 Tips To Catch You More Rudd

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14 Tips To Catch You More Rudd

22.10.2018

Rudd are among the most stunning of coarse fish species, but they can be notoriously finicky. Try these tricks to stack the odds in your favour… 1. USE BREAD In summer and autumn, floating crust takes some beating. Feed several loose chunks then, as the fish start competing, freeline a…
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Fishing Floats Explained

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Fishing Floats Explained

16.10.2018

The float is angling’s classic bite indicator and one of the most enjoyable ways of fishing. We take a look at some of the most common types to use with rod and line. Float fishing is one of the most popular forms of angling and is the first tactic that…
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