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Improve Your Coarse Fishing issue 353

 

In this issue of Improve Your Coarse Fishing:

The ultimate waggler rig for tench

Catching tench in the margins is what summer fishing is all about. Top all-rounder Simon Ashton details his favourite floatfishing approach for the species and shows you how to set-up his rig.

Tame barbel with a pole

When aiming to extract a barbel from a fast-flowing river most anglers reach for a rod with a test curve of at least 1.5lb. But this month, running water expert Kelvin Tallet explains why a pole can actually be the perfect tool for bagging hard-fighting barbel.

Four essential shallow baits

England International Kayleigh Smith reveals the four baits that you shouldn’t leave home without if you want to catch carp up in the water.

Rudd surface rig

We show you how to tie a surface rig for catching big rudd in six easy steps.

New gear

This month we take a look at a great set of bite alarms from Carp Spirit and get out on the bank with the Middy XM10-3 pole and Daiwa’s Black Widow Twin Tip rods. We’ve also put together a buyers’ guide to some of the best pellet waggler rods to suit a range of budgets.

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Improve Your Coarse Fishing issue 353