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Choosing The Right Lure For The Right Conditions

choosing the right lure

11.12.2018

When it comes to lure fishing for most species, there are general rules of thumb that anglers abide by. Don’t get us wrong though, sometimes you will find yourself doing something that is completely against the grain that will provide results – that’s just angling! Below are a few tips…
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The Best Shockleader Knot – Sea Fishing

uni knot

10.12.2018

There are all sorts of fancy ways to connect your shock leader, but this is our expert’s choice, particularly when on the beach. A Google search for angling knots throws up scores of them, ranging from the familiar to the frankly weird. Which do we need for beach fishing? Strength…
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Connecting A Braided Loop To A Fly Line – Fly Fishing

braided loop

02.12.2018

Braided loops are used in fly fishing to form the vital and secure connection between the fly line and the leader, they can also be used to connect the fly line to the backing line. There are three different sizes of braided loops, each designed to fit a range of…
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Float Fishing For Grayling

trotting for grayling

29.11.2018

The majestic “Lady Of The Stream” becomes the target quarry for most game anglers after the trout and salmon seasons come to a close. However, most anglers will target these magnificent species using fly tactics. In this article, we will show you how tie a float trotting rig for grayling…
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SIMMS Aftercare Guide

Simms Fishing

16.11.2018

SIMMS products are made from some of the most advanced materials offered today. If you take a little extra care of your products it will greatly extend their useful life. Below is a few tips on how you do so. PINHOLES, SCRAPES & TEARS The most common problem that will…
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Float Ledger Rig For Tench – Coarse Fishing

Float ledger rig

16.11.2018

There are times when the sensitivity of a float is desirable, but slight undertow or adverse weather conditions can make holding position impossible with a normally shotted float. This is the ideal situation to deploy a float leger. In this article, we will show you how to tie a float…
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New Store Update

new store update

16.11.2018

The new shop is coming together nicely. A lot of you lovely people have been asking, when will we be opening? We are happy to announce that we will be opening the doors to our new store, on Saturday 8th December.
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We Have Some Exciting News…

15.11.2018

Angling Active has a new look! As Angling Active continues to grow, with the announcement of our second store, we are expanding our areas of focus. We want our brand to best reflect why we exist, what we believe in and where we’re headed. Today, we’re taking a bold step…
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Cage Feeder Rig – Coarse Fishing

Cage feeder rig for bream

13.11.2018

Try this clever presentation to catch fish up in the water out of waggler range During summer fish will often be stationed well up in the water, especially on deeper lakes where they will find a depth where the light levels and temperature suit them. At short range this situation…
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Maggot Feeder Rig

maggot feeder fishing

13.11.2018

The maggot feeder is one of the most versatile and cost effective rigs available, it can be used to target various freshwater fish species throughout the UK and is one of the most commonly used ledgering tactics for wild brown trout in Scotland. While the float is certainly the finest…
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It’s Underway!

Shop Update

12.11.2018

We are excited to announce the refurbishment of the new shop has started. Here are a few teaser pics to whet your appetite. Keep an eye on our blog for more updates.
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How To Make A Zig Rig – Coarse Fishing

zig feature image

12.11.2018

As the temperatures begin to rise this clever set-up will enable you to change the depth of your hookbait and search the water column for carp. Carp can spend much of their time up in the water column, especially in spring when the surface layers are warmed by the strengthening…
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