As a youngster I taught myself to cast, in doing so I taught myself lots of bad habits.
Martin brings out the big guns
Only a few days to go
Disgruntled with the stories the magazines are pumping out, Rod tells how he sees things.
JOC considers the traditional tools for the job.
Bill finds a good venue for a first cat
Wayne fishes for fast river snappers - here's how he does it…
Bill tells how
Lighten up your tackle for the river sport and clean up the banks.
A superior trout rod
Big silver dace
Martin checks out the flyfishing in the saltwater of the US
Martin looks at some destinations
How do those top match anglers continue to catch even in really cold conditions? Bill explains how and why.
The fish are in early on the Skerries
Grayling and angling clubs - then and now
Set aside all preconceived ideas as Rod (with the help of Duncan Kay) explains how to catch carp when they are not feeding.
Martin visits Andross Island -home of the Bonefish
How to use balloons to present baits at long range and tips on unhooking pike.
Here is a VERY comprehensive review on the latest horse from the Hardy/Greys stables; the Bewick Centre-pin reel. Our reviewer Mr Keith Reeder loves it… but with a few small reservations.
Let's look at what's coming our way
The man is loopy. Or speaks a lot of common sense. Make your own mind up after reading John Olliff-Cooper's latest theories on double-handed fly-rods.
Alan Roe reviews the new Okuma fixed spool reel
There's more to it than you might think - Bill explains.
Superbraid shock horror!
Brightly coloured line is worth looking at
Bill tells all the tricks...
Be ready to go as soon as a window appears..
Sensible Christmas present ideas
For trout fly-fishing you will need a specialised reel.
This float is Bill's first choice on many rivers. Here's why.
There's a very special centre-pin reel just coming out. JOC lets us in on why it is so special
Don't discard this... JOC looks at silken threads
Picking a reel is not a chuck it and chance it affair
Don't do it by colour!
Who? Crucians of course!
"Come gather round people, wherever you roam.."
The traditional approach
Henry is itching for them
Who needs complications?
How to sling yer 'ook with a pin
Mike in Mexico
Pins on the lakes
Those hard to hit biters
It's hard work and long hours, but the payoff is fantastic