If you use a quiver to transport rods, instead of the high priced rod protectors, try plumber's foam lagging to protect the rod tops it is much cheaper and just as good. Barry Rod Protectors For Sale
Fish such as carp often feed at the same time of day for a long time. Plan your fishing to take advantage of this. However a change in weather can often change the feeding time. Steve Burke
Most anglers pack up too early. For most species the half hour either side of sunset is often better than all the other hours put together. Steve Burke
Instead of buying expensive float boxes, use an old Pringles tub. You can easily paint them to disguise the fact, but remember to dispose if the original contents wisely.. Anon.
If you're fishing at night - keep it simple. Get in the habit of putting everything you need in the same place whereever you go. You won't spend so much time shining your torch around if you do. Chris