Improve Your Coarse Fishing Issue 373

Conquer big water roach

As venue types go, reservoirs can be the most daunting of all. Top match angler, Frankie Gianoncelli, details his simple feeder tactics that will help you put together a bumper catch of roach from these vast stillwaters in no time at all.

Big river perch

With a month to go until the end of the river season on March 14th, there’s still plenty of time bag yourself a chunky running water perch. Experienced all-rounder Ellis Brazier talks us through his favourite method for targeting these feisty predators – float fishing.

Expand your horizons on the feeder

Soft expander pellets rarely get a look in when it comes to Method feeder hookbaits, but Neil McKinnon reckons you could be missing a trick for winter sport on commercials.

Buyers guide

This month we pick out six great specimen landing net heads – perfect for an end of season personal best chub or barbel.

Smash and grab with maggots

If you’re looking for a bait that can deliver quick results for specimen carp on short sessions, Dan Shipp says you should look no further than maggots. He explains why he wouldn’t be without them at this time of year and the rigs and tactics he uses with them.
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Improve Your Coarse Fishing Issue 373