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how to fish for carp in weed

Carp Fishing in Heavy Weed: Top Tips for Success

Carp fishing in heavy weed can be daunting. But get your tactics right, and the results are there to be had. Carp love to be in and around weed. It’s full of natural food and provides a secure base for them to hold up in. Learning how to carp fish in weed will put you…

4 Causes To Support If You Love Fishing

For many of us, fishing is more than a hobby. A chance to get away, chill out and have some time outdoors, whether you catch or not! But for some members of society, fishing represents the opposite, and they’ll use everything in their power to put blame on the sport. Whether that be anglers leaving…

5 Carp Tackle Items You Probably DON’T Need!

Every now and then you see new items of carp tackle enter the market that look more like they are designed to catch the angler rather than to help catch more carp. Manufacturers are keen to cash in on the ever-growing carp angling market, which often sees them pushing the boundaries in product development. Some…

carp at nighttime

Night Fishing For Carp: 7 Tips for Success

Night fishing for carp can be a great experience. A chance to be out under the stars and hopefully bag a carp in the late night hours. Getting the most out of your overnighters is all about being prepared. This means having the right equipment equipment and fishing smart. Get everything right though, and the…

carp rigs for a silty bottom

Carp Rigs for a Silty Bottom

One of the most important aspects of carp fishing is being able to present your rig and hookbait effectively. This can be tough at times, particularly when you’re presented with a lakebed covered in silt. A few changes to your angling style, including choosing the right carp rigs for a silty bottom, can make all…

how to load a carp barrow

How to Load a Carp Barrow

Knowing how to load a carp barrow can have a huge impact on how easy it is to manoeuvre around the lake. Carp barrows are designed to make our sessions easier. However, if loaded incorrectly, they can quickly be cumbersome and hard to push. Loading your barrow properly is all about maintaining a low centre…

what size hook for carp

What Size Hook for Carp? + Choosing The Right Hook Type

Choosing the right hook size is vital to creating a balanced carp rig which will help you catch more carp. Go into any tackle shop and you will see hundreds of packets; various sizes and patterns, which begs the question; what size hook for carp? In truth, choosing the right carp hook is not a…

tips for fishing in france

8 Carp Fishing in France Tips [Bag a PB Overseas]

Carp fishing in France has become increasingly popular in recent years, offering a chance to get away, soak up the sun and potentially grab a European PB. The key to getting the most out of your trip is to plan ahead and get as much information about the lake you’ll be fishing as possible. Got…

winter carp fishing tips cold water

7 Winter Carp Fishing Tips

Carp fishing in the depths of winter can be tough. The fish are less mobile, they rarely give themselves away, and the cold weather can be a real challenge. Carp are catchable in the winter though, as long as you tailor your approach to the conditions. Read on to find out 5 winter carp fishing…

why is carp fishing so popular

Why is Carp Fishing So Popular?

Our beloved sport has grown massively in recent years, which begs the question; why is carp fishing so popular? You could argue that much of the beauty of carp fishing is the sheer number of reasons why people go, and the various motivations people have to hit the bank. For some people, that could be…