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HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT BIVVY

Getting the right shelter for your fishing needs

ENERGIZER 3 LED HEAD TORCH

I’d been after a head torch with both white and red lights for absolutely ages. The advantages of a red light are that it’s less likely to scare fish, plus it doesn’t ruin your night vision - something I found out as an amateur astronomer. However, all the ones I’d seen either had flashing red

Timing Is Important

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  

Stay A Little Longer

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  

Mesh Size

Use a net with large mesh when pike fishing or whenever you use treble hooks. With small mesh nets trebles get horribly tangled. Steve Burke