Our resident writer James McAllister visits Swanswater Fishery in Stirling, Scotland and manages to land a lucky blue.
Sitting in clear tubs lies a vibrant dough type mixture with glitter that promises the Earth when it comes to fishing for trout. But does Berkley Powerbait really have the power it so eagerly promotes? I put it to the test on two occassions with mixed results.
With advances in technology, angling research and gold old fashioned wives tales, there are now many forms of bait that you can use when fishing trout. Whether it is artificial or real, dead or alive, the next time you head to the trout hole, consider these five baits. Trout find them irresistible, so anglers should too.
No matter what time you turn up to your favourite fishing spot shared by others, there will most definately always be someone who has arrived before you and someone leaving after you. So what is the best time to go fishing? Well, that depends – who do you listen to?