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All Ways Fishing

‘All Ways Fishing’ by Roger Standen is an autobiography recounting Roger’s lifetime involvement in angling. It charts his early memories as a schoolboy, cycling his way to local venues to dabble in his newly acquired hobby, right through to his latest exploits fishing at many differing venues as editor of the ‘Freshwater Informer’. From the

The Syndicate (A Preview)

I guess in the beginning we were much like any of the hundreds of carp fishing syndicates up and down the country. Just a small group of enthusiastic individuals who had achieved the ambition to run and own a small lake for the benefit of like minded fishermen. Our own little angling Mecca, to do,

Bait, Boilies And Making Them

Perhaps one of carp fishing's most contentious areas, along with rigs, is bait. There are almost as many theories as what there are flavours and that is saying something. Over the years a multitude of products have been available to all and sundry and in the last few years some very good baits have been

The Matchman Metamorphisizes

In his last article, you'll remember condescending carp angler Mark Cunnington gave you the lowdown on all the equipment it takes to change from a matchman to a carpman. This issue we look at the things that can't be bought; actions, mannerisms, what to say and what to do, how to act and behave. All

A Change Is As Good As A Rest

There comes a point in everyone's life that there has to be change to overcome the mundane similarities of day to day living and of course weekend to weekend leisure. The familiar becomes mundane and hackneyed, much like the title of this article, and the only hope to regain that momentum we call enthusiasm is