Author: Angler

This website aims to help the reader in making their time on the water as fruitful as possible, as well as giving them something to think about when there's no water in sight.

The easiest way to catch carp

The common carp is one of the most common fish species around. It has spread around the world and can now be found in lakes, ponds, rivers and streams all over. Common carp grow to very large sizes and they fight with a strength and speed that most other species. So, what is the easiest way …

The best baits for carp

The common carp has been described as both the finest gamefish in freshwater and a trash fish. While the merits of anyone who calls a fish that commonly grows to more than twenty pounds and fights with strength and speed “trash” are highly debatable, it is a fact that a lot of people seem to have …

How to catch trout on Powerbait

Catching stocked trout isn’t the most difficult task on the planet. In some cases it can seem to easy. There are times when even stocked trout can get tight lipped however. One of the most effective baits for trout is Berkley Powerbait. Berkley produces a whole line of Powerbait products that includes everything from nuggets for …

Alternatives to live bait

As I explained in a recent post on the best live bait for trout, live bait is the most effective approach to catching fish in the majority of situations. Still, anglers aren’t always able to find or use live bait. There are places with no bait shops around and waterways where the use of live bait …