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1 Jul

Bream Fishing : Big Bream Underwater

Bream Fishing : Big Bream Underwater
Bream Fishing : Big Bream Underwater   Recently, I set out on an ambitious project to try and film double-figure bream underwater. The results turned out pretty well and led to this film - Bream Fishing : Big Bream Underwater, that you can watch below. My venue was a weedy gravel pit, best known for its small head of carp, and less well known, or perhaps infamous, for its big head of bream! The lake is often very clear, making it ideal for filming, although this does promote weed growth. Weed though is a common problem on many gravel pits throughout the summer, so this was a good opportunity to talk about the tactics that I have used to good effect on this...
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22 Jul

WHAT’S IN THE BOX? – TENCH

My tench box is looking a little worse for wear after quite an eventful spring. Whilst sorting it out the other day and replenishing some of the items that were running low I thought I would take the opportunity to get a few pictures for this feature and run through what I use. I think the first thing you might notice is that it is a lot less ‘carpy’ than my bream box that was featured a while back. OK, I carry a few lead clips and other bits ‘n’ bobs, but most of the items are orientated towards maggot and caster fishing. Hooks are smaller in general, my main hooklength material is 10lb Berkley fluorocarbon and I...
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14 Jun

HUNG UP ON YOU

Over the last few seasons I have noticed that some swims on my local rivers have become increasingly snaggy, with some verging on impossible to fish safely. On closer inspection, in some instances, it would appear that the ‘snags’ are actually lost line and rigs that are collecting on natural obstructions. “Use stronger gear, so that you are not having to pull for a break,” you might cry. Well, yes, that is a possible option, but it is often the use of strong gear that is making the situation worse, especially when using hooklengths that are stronger than the main line. If you use a coated braid or braided hooklength then this is likely to be the case....
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