Our Latest and Greatest Fishing Tips

Every fisherman you meet will be able (and probably more than willing, if our experience is anything to go by!) to give you a tip or two on how to catch more fish. It's a misconception that anglers always keep their methods and tactics secret - the majority are good people and want to share their sport with their fellow fishermen. of course, that doesn't mean they won't keep their favourite fishing hole private. Wouldn't you?
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8 easy tips that will have you taking better fishing photos today

Take better fishing photos

I see a LOT of fishing photos and most of them aren’t great. This post will show you how to take better fishing photos in eight simple steps. Try them out one at a time and I guarantee you’ll see positive results.

How to stop line twisting when spinning

Spinner and swivel - how to stop fishing line twisting

Drowning Worms reader, Nick Ratsey, wrote asking us “how do you to stop your line from twisting when you’re spinning or trolling lures?” So here goes…

Fishing baits: don’t ignore the humble worm

Roach fishing on worm

If you feel like you might like to give coarse fishing a try, the variety of available fishing baits must be totally bewildering. But fear not – very few fish can resist gobbling up a juicy worm.

Swap the Hook for the Spear: How to Learn Spearfishing

Spearfishing silhouette

Spearfishing is an extreme sport that’s popular all around the world. Read this beginner’s guide to learn how to start spearfishing near you.

Can you stop a fish bleeding from the gills with Coke or Sprite?

Louis Cahill Gink and Gasoline

We’ve all felt that twinge of guilt on realising we’ve hooked a fish in the gills, but can Coke, Sprite or Mountain Dew really help them heal?

Until I watched this, I thought I’d seen it all

Tenkara fly fishing

I don’t know about you, but this guy showed me something I’ve never seen before, and I consider myself a pretty keen fisher. What I love most is what you do when you hook a big fish that wants to run…