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Carp Fishing is a Dangerous Sport

It has now been three weeks since I managed to fall into a freezing cold lake. Whilst I try to keep the majority of my blog posts light hearted and not too serious I have come to realise that things could have turned out a lot worse. So here are a few of my top…

Fishing Doldrums

Maybe just maybe the title of this Blog post is a little on the dramatic side but 2 months without getting on the bank is driving me a little stir crazy. I had no free time in August due to work and family commitments. I know I could have done an overnight session here and…

How often do you recast?

For me it has to be as little as possible and if I do I try to avoid times when everybody else does it! On most lakes you will notice that most people will recast at dusk and dawn and nearly everyone will be doing it at the same time. I think that these times…

Fox Coretex mat

Fox Edges Cortex Matt Review

  I started using this coated braid just over a year ago for my hook lengths and I am really happy with it. It is supple enough that I am confident that it is not sitting at a funny angle on the lake bed, yet has enough stiffness that it will cause the rig to…

Do You Want To Improve Your Carp Fishing

Well if you do here are my best 5 ways to improve your fishing Whatever species you target get these things right and you will definitely up your success rate. I will cover each point in detail in future blogs. ¬†Watercraft/Location: – this is paramount in my opinion and is the most important part of…