Brown Trout Information, Habitat and Feeding Habits

Fishing for Brown Trout

Recognition Brown trout are the indigenous species of trout throughout Britain and large parts of northern Europe. They grow large, well in excess of 20 lb (9.01 kg), but the average is nearer the 1 lb (0.45 kg) mark. They are extremely variable in coloration, which is largely dictated by the individual fish’s habitat. Where …

Fishing for Bream – Bream Fishing Tips, Tackle and Baits

Bream Fishing

Fishing for Bream The bream is widespread throughout the UK’s river systems. Ireland’s lakes and waterways are particularly noted for the species, too, and are today a magnet for anglers who travel across the water searching for net-bursting hauls of fish. Bream thrive in the more sedentary, large lowland reaches of rivers, and the middle …

Locating Tench – Where to find them – Tench Fishing

Tench, Locating Tench

Locating Tench Lilly Pads and Margin Reed are Ideal locations to find Tench. The Tench is a still water loving fish that will spend most of its time close to vegetation or patrolling gullies looking for their natural food like bloodworm, snails and daphnia. Generally Tench and Lily’s go together like a horse and cart, …

Fishing for Tench on Gravel Pits – Tench Fishing

Fishing for Tench

Fishing for Tench on Gravel Pits Tench fishing on gravel pits is quite different from the tactics of estate lakes. Tench from a gravel pit in spring are a very popular species, inhabiting many of our still-waters and slower flowing rivers. In recent years the average size of tench has exploded with the specimens turning heads …

Fishing for Tench – Tench Fishing Tackle, Baits and Tactics

Tench fishing - Fishing for tench

Fishing for Tench The Tench (Doctor fish) is a very stocky fish with a muscular body and large rounded paddle-like fins, Tench have a scaleless head with a distinctive orange teddy bear looking eye. The scales of a Tench will be small and have a very smooth feel to them due the protective film coating …