Monthly Archives: December 2013


The Northern Angling Show

Last Sunday I went to the Northern Angling Show which was being held at Event City in Manchester. I went nice and early to avoid the Christmas shoppers queuing for the Trafford centre. I have to say I was very impressed and must admit that I was quite surprised that there were not more anglers attending. There were plenty of stands covering all aspects of […]

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Carp Obsessed

I cannot shake off the carp bug, I have tried targeting Pike, Trout, Barbel and even Grayling  but nothing compares to catching carp!! So now I have to stand up and announce to the world that I am totally obsessed with carp fishing. I think that I could have made getting back into Carp fishing in a big way a lot easier on myself by […]

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New Carp Rods

Well I am very excited as I have ordered some custom built carp rods from Tony Kay ( visit his website at who is one of the North West’s leading rod builders. Rod choice is a very personal thing and in my opinion we do not put enough consideration into the purchase of them, especially as they are such an important tool in our armoury. […]

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