By Dave Burr The hair rig has been with us for a long time now and since those days in the early 70’s when Len Middleton and Kevin Maddocks came up with the idea and set specialist angling off into a flurry of discovery, it has become the mainstay of our big fish approach. But … Continue reading Hair Rigs Made Simple
By Dave Burr As the summer fades for another year it is time to change our mindset when targeting barbel and chub. Due to the amount of pressure on many of our rivers, the fish can be wary of big baits especially during those hot summer days when the rivers are low and clear. We … Continue reading Paste Baits
By Keith Speer Of all the baits available to the modern angler Bread is probably the most underused and yet the most deadly, considered by many to be old fashioned and out dated, Bread has become unfashionable, happily our quarry does not follow fashion and as such Bread will take fish just as well today … Continue reading Bread and how to get the best out of it
By Dave Burr There are few articles written about barbel rigs because, let’s face it, they aren’t usually that difficult to tempt. But there are considerations to be made and some of the dog’s dinners I’ve seen anglers using have made me shudder. Let’s get one thing straight from the off – barbel are not … Continue reading The Only Rig You Will Ever Need.