The Essentials

Everything you need to know to get started catching carp. Baits, rigs, techniques and more all explained.

  • All
  • Baits
  • Basics
  • Big Carp
  • Carp Talk
  • Day-Ticket Waters
  • DIY Baits
  • Equipment
  • Fish Care
  • Fishing Abroad
  • General Carping
  • Locating Carp
  • On The Bank
  • PVA
  • Rigs
  • Surface Fishing
  • Tactics
  • Venues

Five Great Carp Rigs

When it comes to carp fishing, it can be all too easy to get caught up in the myriad of different ‘rigs’ that are talked about across social media, YouTube and in magazines. As a beginner, it is highly likely that you will be starting out on easier commercial waters…

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Baiting Up

For novice carp anglers, or those simply trying to improve their catches, navigating the various tactics which can be used to bait up can be somewhat daunting. There are a range of different baiting up tools out there, being able to incorporate them…

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Locating The Carp

They say that location is key when it comes to carp fishing, no matter how big or small the venue is, if you’re not on top of the carp you could be waiting hours for a bite. For larger venues, it’s typically worth leaving the gear in the car and doing a few laps around the lake, keeping your eyes…

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