How To’s

inline lead rig for carp fishing

When to Use an Inline Lead Setup

There are lots of different lead setups available on the market, each providing their own purpose in certain carp fishing scenarios. One of the most commonly used is an inline lead setup, otherwise known as an inline lead rig. Using an inline lead in the the right situation can be a game changer, improving your…

6 Forgotten Carp Tactics

Carp fishing has come on leaps and bounds in the past twenty years. From the invention of the hair rig, to the ever-popular zig rig, there’s always some new tactics that it being touted by the carp fishing media. But there are plenty of forgotten carp tactics too, many that will still produce the goods…

leader for carp fishing

What is a Leader in Carp Fishing?

Let’s not beat around the bush, if you’re new to carp fishing, it can be very confusing! It’s fairly standard to know what your mainline is, but what about the ever-increasing number of leaders available on the market. What are they and what are they used for? In this blog we’re going to explain it…

What Bait to Use for Carp in Summer: 5 Things to Try

You’ll find that fishing for carp in the warmer months is very different to fishing for carp throughout the winter. It’s fair to say that it requires a completely different approach in tactics and bait. That’s why when the warmer weather arrives, we’re regularly asked ‘what bait to use for carp in summer?’. There are…

winter carp fishing essentials

6 Winter Carp Fishing Essentials For The Colder Nights

There’s no getting around it, carp fishing in the winter months can be hard. However, armed with the right winter carp fishing essentials, it can still be as enjoyable as any other time of the year. The banks are often quieter, and the fish are often in prime condition when they eventually grace your landing…

crayfish carp fishing

Avoiding Crayfish Carp Fishing

Avoiding crayfish carp fishing is no easy task. No matter how hard you try, crayfish are relentless little buggers that can often get in the way of you catching carp. Since being introduced into UK waterways in the 1970s, crayfish have plagued our canals, rivers and lakes. They are now a common sight across many…

carp fishing for beginners

Carp Fishing for Beginners – Ultimate Guide

So you’ve decided to take up carp fishing. Maybe you’re tired of fishing for silvers or you want to catch carp in the depths of your local pond. Either way, you’re about to embark on a rollercoaster journey fishing for some of the most prized fish in the country. Now carp fishing for beginners can…