IT'S all about baits in this week's Angling Times as a giant barbel falls to a shock offering.
News - National Fishing Month back with a bang, drive to recruit more youngsters and a prehistoric shark haul.
Exclusive - England's most forward-thinking angling club?
Your Top Catches and weekly Drennan Cup round-up - huge barbel, rudd and tench landed!
Get Ready with Ringer - Picking the right elastic connector
Time to think outside the (bait) box!
Tackle Guide - 12 top reels to cover all needs
Martin Bowler - Goes on the hunt for eels
Where To Fish - Monk Lakes review, Alvechurch lake map and 10 school holiday hotspots
Des Taylor - There are no right and wrong ways to fish
Keith Arthur - Recalls the 1977 World Championships
Tips & Tactics - Lee Kerry reaches for the feeder on the canal
Ringer to the Rescue - How to fish near snags
Carp Skills - Mark Holmes gives his tips on float fishing for big carp
Paul Garner - Shares his best margin baits
Match Scene - The Big Win - Champ's Diary and other results
5 Ways to Win - Bob Nudd on how to catch a mixed bag with maggots
Dom Garnett - Goes conger fishing