Frank Warwick’s September Blog

Hi there guys hope you had a productive summer I have had one of my best years ever despite Covid restrictions and travel being affected, this has had a significant effect on my fishing as I usually like to do a fair old bit of continental carping. Circumstances made me concentrate on the UK and…

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Barbie Pink part 3 by Archie Braddock

Back to the hard number 1 pit, in early May, and we both had a culture shock – not a bite in seven hours. Back again three days later, another seven hour session for one bite between us; it came to my rod, a 3lb perch to a single Barbie with a maggot feeder. Not…

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Frank Warwick’s June Enterprise Blog

Hi everyone I hope your fishing is going as well as you hoped for, its been very strange this year so far weather wise the wettest April since records began and some strange extremes of temperature leading to a much slower start to summer than normal. Obviously with these Covid restrictions things have been awkward…

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Barbie pink part 2 by Archie Braddock

After the success of the Barbie/worm combo I stayed too long on that big deep pit, and although I picked up odd fish it was clear the majority of the perch had gone off to spawn. The newly discovered info that perch spawn once the water hits 47½ºf proved correct, but it left me in…

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Mike Madeley Enterprise A Perfect Edge…

Having an edge or doing something different with your bait can certainly pay off, especially on pressured lakes, were generally anglers are using same tactics, we all do it, if it works why change, but sometimes a change in how your bait is presented or looks can be that little edge needed for a bite.

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Alan Stagg The Quest For A Big Pike.

During the late autumn months I often find myself packing away my barbel and chub kit for the season as in recent years I have found myself spending most of the colder winter months in search of big pike. Pursuing big pike can become very addictive and when targeting any species to specimen sizes it…

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Stuart Sharpe Noddy meets Heidi; and the death of another tench water.

It was a rainy Tuesday morning, as ever I was sitting and staring out of the window and searching for inspiration. What next? My tench fishing for the year was already over; I’d spent the last two months chasing shadows. Chris says I spend my time fishing for imaginary tench. Well sometimes it works out…

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Alan Stagg Attention to Detail.

Last autumn and early part of this winter and I have been bang into my barbel fishing. After gaining a ticket to a rather special stretch of a Thames Tributary, I have dedicated a fair amount of my time trying to track down and catch some of its big, yet nomadic residents.

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Alan Stagg How I won the Drennan Cup .

June During the early part of spring I had a burning desire to catch a big bream. As the weather seemed favourable I decided to start my campaign early and got the rods out at the end of March. The pit in question had a track record of producing big fish, and although I knew…

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Mike Madeley My Way With Plastic.

I’ve been using plastic bait in one form or the other for a number of years, initially to simply give my bait an edge or to look just that little bit different than anyone else. And this is still the case today.

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