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Trout Pellets for Carp Fishing: What’s It All About?

As with any other branch of angling, in carp angling there are particular items of tackle and bait that get discussed more than others. Often this is because there are conflicting opinions that surround such items on how, if it all, they should be used. I’m sure that...

Clothing for Winter Carping: What You Need

To some, winter can seem like a rough time to be out on the bank, I’ve had countless people (usually not anglers) express confusion on my love of being out by the water in the cold. Preparation is the key to good angling and this is even truer in the winter months....

Fishing Winter Edges: Clear Winter Waters, Pop Ups & More

Last week I was online taking a look at some catch reports and the number of UK forties that exist and were being really caught me off guard. It seems as though forty-pound carp are coming through all over the place, even in my local area there are one or two very...

Carp Versus Pike: Why Catch Pike?

The fact is, I fish for anything and everything. I’ve had amazing times and have lots of great memories from catching both carp and pike. Of course, they are very different in many ways, but both are fantastic fish that provide us lucky anglers with some brilliant...

Better Bite Indication

As anglers, we’re constantly striving to improve all aspects of our fishing game, we relentlessly chop and change our baits, tactics, rigs, whatever we think will give us an advantage. With that said, it’s always seemed to me that bite indication is something of a...

Fishing Hooks: Sizes & Types

Hooks are available in a range of sizes and styles, designed to catch anything from a minnow to a marlin, they can also be found in various different colours. It’s easy to be confused, so we explain it all for you here.

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Trout Pellets for Carp Fishing: What’s It All About?

Trout Pellets for Carp Fishing: What’s It All About?

As with any other branch of angling, in carp angling there are particular items of tackle and bait that get discussed more than others. Often this is because there are conflicting opinions that surround such items on how, if it all, they should be used. I’m sure that...

Clothing for Winter Carping: What You Need

Clothing for Winter Carping: What You Need

To some, winter can seem like a rough time to be out on the bank, I’ve had countless people (usually not anglers) express confusion on my love of being out by the water in the cold. Preparation is the key to good angling and this is even truer in the winter months....

Fishing Winter Edges: Clear Winter Waters, Pop Ups & More

Fishing Winter Edges: Clear Winter Waters, Pop Ups & More

Last week I was online taking a look at some catch reports and the number of UK forties that exist and were being really caught me off guard. It seems as though forty-pound carp are coming through all over the place, even in my local area there are one or two very...

Better Bite Indication

Better Bite Indication

As anglers, we’re constantly striving to improve all aspects of our fishing game, we relentlessly chop and change our baits, tactics, rigs, whatever we think will give us an advantage. With that said, it’s always seemed to me that bite indication is something of a...

My Winter Thoughts: Take Advantage of Winter Carp Fishing

My Winter Thoughts: Take Advantage of Winter Carp Fishing

In anything I do in life, goals are a must. Perhaps it’s a character flaw, but if you too have this desire to measure everything, you’ll understand that achievable goals are important and that carp fishing is no exception. This winter I’ve decided to target a new...

Taking on Tough Carp Venues

Taking on Tough Carp Venues

I recently read a decent thread on a popular carp-fishing forum where people were discussing hard carp waters and how they differ to your typical venue. This time I opted to stay away from the debate, but the conversation focused on stocking densities and the variance...

Plastic Fantastic: Using Artificial Baits

Plastic Fantastic: Using Artificial Baits

Recently, I’ve been chatting with some very successful artificial bait specialists and trust me, what they’ve shared makes for some interesting reading. Let’s get started… Just a trend?Anglers have been using artificial baits in some fashion for plenty of years now;...

Tackle Advice

Which Line to Use?

Which Line to Use?

t is easy, particularly as a beginner, to overlook the importance of the line when you are fishing. The line is the only thing which separates the fish from you. Simply put, if it fails you won’t land the fish, and as any seasoned fisherman will...