Category Archives: Specimen

Swingtips, Cocktails & Bream

mb-swingtip-atMartin Bowler’s latest Angling Times column is a blast from the past.

The top all­rounder and star of Catching The Impossible goes back to his roots by legering with a swingtip and fishing cock­tail baits for bream.

In Martin’s own words it really is, “A won­derful way to fish!”

The July 21 issue of Angling Times is in the shops now and also avail­able on iPad and Android.

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Summer Tinca

peter-tenchIn this week’s Angling Times, Peter Drennan joins Martin Bowler in search of summer tench.

July may be too late for a tench of record pro­por­tions, but there is still great sport to be had.

With a dawn start, a little pre­par­a­tion and careful rig place­ment, you can enjoy a great days tench fishing during the summer months.

Angling Times is in all good news­agents from Tuesday, and also avail­able for down­load on IOS and Android devices.

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Puddle Chuckers For Rudd

Dave Robinson ditched his usual plans for the river season this year and decided to ven­ture along the banks of the River Cam in search of big rudd.

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Dave with the biggest four rudd of the morning

Arriving at 4am, Dave made his way across the meadow in the dir­ec­tion of the river. His chosen area was a big wide opening on a bend where a small drain met the River Cam.

“When I finally found the water as the sun broke the horizon, I was shocked just how many fish were present. There was tench rolling in the weed just off the mar­ginal shelf, bream top­ping out in the middle and pike smashing into large shoals of silver fish.

“I was con­fident I would be in with a good chance. I started feeding corn down the centre in the faster flow. After 20 minutes or so I had fish swirling at the sur­face with every pouch. The atmo­sphere was electric.”

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