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Sea wreck fishing offers a great variety

This week we go off-shore to report on the state of our local sea fishing. I recently went afloat from Hornsea with skipper Dave Allport and fishing buddy Patrick Harknet to have a go at wreck fishing.

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Angling: Masterclass on catching bream from commercials on feeder

Angling: Masterclass on catching bream from commercials on feeder

This week I’ve joined forces with Nottinghamshire match Ace Chris Line to bring you a master class on how to catch bream from commercials on feeder.

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WEIGHING IN -- match ace Ken Parkes with a good net of big carp that he landed at Hayton Lakes Fishery, near Retford.

Go for the bigger carp when you’re fishing on commercial waters

Fishing on commercial waters is not particularly difficult, but if you want to get your weights up, you need to target the bigger carp, which often feed in the margins from mid-afternoon and in to the evening.

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BARBELLOUS! -- talented angler Dan Ellis with a stunning-looking barbel that weighed in at 10lb 4 oz.

Search is on for huge barbel and carp as the river season opens

The new river season is upon us once again, so many anglers are licking their lips at the prospect of finding sizeable barbel and carp.

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Use the right tactics for landing big perch

Small perch are not difficult to catch, even with the crudest of kit, which is probably why they are the first fish most of us have caught.

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ANGLING COLUMN

With their dark green colouring, bright red eyes and large-lipped mouths, tench are one of our most beautiful species. Sadly, many tench waters have been ruined by the introduction of carp, which are highly invasive to the feeding and reproduction cycle of our native tench.

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Top tips on landing still water Chub

Top tips on landing still water Chub

Chub are native to rivers but, as specimen angler Patrick Hartnett discovered, they can be found in some unexpected places and grow to huge proportions in still waters.

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FIshing thefts a concern for angling community

FIshing thefts a concern for angling community

Social media and the press have been full of articles and speculation about fish removal for the table.

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Pike pre-baiting can bring great results

Pike pre-baiting can bring great results

As the traditional pike season draws to a close I thought I’d get another pike article in before we start to look at other species.

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How to capitalise and make sure you catch ‘monster’ pike

How to capitalise and make sure you catch ‘monster’ pike

As the traditional pike season comes to a close, this is the key time to catch pike at their biggest weight.

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Angling expert Alan’s top tips on catching big Rudd

Angling expert Alan’s top tips on catching big Rudd

Rudd look very similar to roach but have distinctive blood-red fins and up-turned mouths for surface feeding.

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BIG FISH -- Alan Dudhill with a pike weighing more than 27lb that he caught at night.

Alan Dudhill’s Angling Column for January

It’s a common myth that pike cannot see well enough in the dark to feed at night.

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Kev Berry, angler.

ANGLING COLUMN: Kev is king when it comes to bream catching

Kev Berry is one of the most accomplished all-round specimen anglers.

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Angling expert Alan Dudhill.

ANGLING: Step-by-step guide on how to perfect your pike fishing

Local angling expert Alan Dudhill gives advice and tips out on pike fishing.

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Rod averages at Carsington Fishery continue to impress officials

Rod averages at Carsington Fishery continue to impress officials

The rod average at Carsington Fishery continues to impress officials, with the current recorded at more than double that of last season’s for this time of the year.

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Anglers brave the cold on opening day at Carsington Fisheries

Anglers brave the cold on opening day at Carsington Fisheries

It was an encouraging start to the 2015 angling season at Carsington Fisheries, which saw a healthy rod average of 11.2 recorded.

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2014 winner of the Paul Wallis memorial fishing match, Ian Waterhouse (right).

Annual High Peak fishing match raises money for excellent cause

A presentation night has taken place at Rems in Chapel following this year’s 13th annual memorial fishing match in memory of Chapel’s Paul Wallis.

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What a catch! Derbyshire angler reels in monster pike

What a catch! Derbyshire angler reels in monster pike

A Derbyshire angler couldn’t believe his eyes when he caught a 40-pound pike at Ringwood Lake.

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David Johnson, of Peaks Fly Fishing

ANGLING COLUMN: Tips for the autumn season

David Johnson of Peaks Fly Fishing gives his latest column, with autumn now in full swing.

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David Johnson, of Peaks Fly Fishing

Angling Column: Secrets of fishing in winter are finally revealed!

David Johnson brings us his latest angling column, with a festive theme at the heart of it.

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