Category Archives: Review


Why you should consider buying Delkim alarms

I don’t think there is a Carp angler alive that has not heard of Delkim bite alarms and there must be more reviews of this one bit of kit than you can shake a stick at. So why am I going to the bother to add to the list of reviews? Simple really, it is down to the brilliant service I Just received from Delkim […]

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Dovetail Games Euro Fishing announce PS4 release date

There have been quite a few fishing games available on the market but before Dovetail Games released Euro Fishing on PC and Xbox the vast majority seemed to concentrate on lure fishing for Bass. Today came the announcement that Euro Fishing will be available on PlayStation 4 on the 11th of April and is available to pre-order now, if you do so you will receive […]

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Support your local tackle shop

So you may be wondering why I would write a blog about this when there are loads of bargains to be had out there on the World Wide Web! At this point I am going to be honest and say yes I do use the internet and order online but hand on heart I think that 95% of my purchases are from two local tackle […]

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Aqua Products Bedchair cover

Following on from my review of the Nash sleep system I thought it only right to do a full review of my bedchair cover. I have had this one for about 5 years which goes to show just how well made it is. Made out of the now legendary Aquatexx material with a poly cotton quilting; in layman’s terms this means that it is 100% waterproof, […]

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Nash Indulgence Sleep System 4 Leg

I have now been the proud owner of this for over 18 months and I have got to say that it is the warmest and most comfortable bed chair I have ever used. It has a deep pile insulated mattress which is removable to allow air to flow through as a cooling system on hot nights. To be honest I only ever remove the mattress […]

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Nash Fang X and Twister hooks review

If you have read my earlier post about My Golden Rules of Carp fishing you will know that I believe a sharp hook is of great importance. I think that hook choice is a very personal thing and I would say that it has a lot to do with confidence more than anything else. As for pattern choice my general rule of thumb is Fang […]

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Watch and Learn

I often read on forums people berating the videos made by Fox, Korda etc that “they are just marketing tools”, “what a load of rubbish” and “would rather stop fishing then buy their stuff”.  Comments like this go on and on. Well I think that they are invaluable and try to get my hands on as many as I can and I also watch quite […]

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Skee-Tex Field Boots

This is probably the wrong time of the year to write this review as we are now approaching spring time but I thought as I have put these boots through there paces this winter now was as good as time as ever. For the past few years I  have suffered in the winter from cold feet well in truth cold toes and I have tried […]

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Custom Built 3.25lb Harrison Torrix Carp Rods

Well I have had my custom built 12ft 3.25TC Harrison rods for jut over a year now (built by Tony Kay and I am very happy with them. They are an absolute joy to use, they cast extremely well and I believe  they have added to my accuracy and distance. Best of all they are excellent when playing fish, they have plenty of power […]

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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 reset if it is ejected (which if we are honest […]

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