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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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How To Make A Pike Fly Fishing Leader

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How To Make A Pike Fly Fishing Leader

18.11.2019

The most important end of your pike fly fishing setup is undoubtedly the business end. This is the connection between angler and fish. Armed with 700 teeth, it’s important that you find the right tackle to present a fly whilst still avoiding that dreaded break-off. In this article, we will…
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Black Friday 2019

Black Friday 2019

05.11.2019

Click here to sign up now! Black Friday is just around the corner, the 29th of November to be exact, and we are doing something a bit different! This year, £1 from every purchase will be donated to the Atlantic Salmon Trust over our Black Friday promotional weekend. With the…
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Fishing – The Fascination, The Obsession

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Fishing – The Fascination, The Obsession

04.11.2019

I’m sure we’ve all been asked numerous times by our friends, family and colleagues, what it is that drives us to such lengths, in a relentless and meticulous search for of nothing more than a mere fish. Indeed they often question more in bewilderment than with honest curiosity. Why on…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In March

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Best Trout Flies To Use In March

24.10.2019

Finally, with the brute force of winter finally subsiding, the weather is on the up – fingers crossed! There is some great fly fishing to be had in March, and in this article, we will be going through what my 10 go-to flies are for this time of the year…
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Best Salmon Flies

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Best Salmon Flies

14.10.2019

In this article, we will be covering some of the best salmon flies to use throughout the season. By breaking down the season into 3 segments, we discuss what flies you should have in your box and how to fish them effectively. Best Salmon Flies For Spring During the springtime,…
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Roach Feeder Fishing

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Roach Feeder Fishing

14.10.2019

“I wouldn’t know where to start”. These are the words that often follow a suggestion of fishing on one of Scotland’s big lochs; in particular Loch Lomond. At 24 miles long, 6 miles wide and covering 17,540 acres, Loch Lomond is larger in surface area than all of the lakes…
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