Entertainment for when they aren't biting

Using your smart phone for entertainment while waiting for a bite can be a great way to pass the time. Nowadays most people carry around more computing power in their pocket, then what was available in a home computer only a few years ago.

Why not put this to good use when the fish aren't biting? Our top tips include playing online poker or some other game like the media hyped Angry Birds.

If you're not much of a gamer, why not get an e-book reader and start ploughing through all those books you always meant to read?