Fishing is one of the UK's most popular past times & attracts hundreds of thousands of people to rivers & lakes each year. Not only is it an exciting thrill to see & catch fish, it's also extremely relaxing to witness wildlife going about its business on or around the water.

So If you are new to fishing or getting back into the sport after a few years away, then this guide is here to help you select the tackle you need, show you how to set up a rod & reel, how to cast & most importantly how to safely handle your catch. So what are you waiting for, start planning your next fishing trip now and click on our beginners guide

Where To Fish

Looking to find a place to fish in your local area? Then check out our map featuring hundreds of free & day ticket venues to fish around the UK.

UK Coarse Fish

Want to know more about the most popular coarse fish species found in the UK’s rivers & still waters? Then take a look at our coarse fish guide.

Baits & Lures

Information on the most popular coarse fishing baits can be found here, from making your own boilies to using pellets in a flatbed feeder.

A-Z Fishing Jargon

Understanding some of the baffling terms used within angling can be difficult, here is a handy list to help make sense of all the jargon.

Fishing Knots

Here are the most popular knots used within coarse fishing with pictures of how to create them.

Fishing Forum

If you need to ask a fishing question, share a story, or want some banter with other anglers, be sure to visit our free fishing forum.

Gone Fishing

Pellet Feeder

Fishing a pellet feeder on a prolific day ticket water for consistent action.

Winter Perch Fishing

Fishing for winter perch using king prawns and red maggots.