North West Angling Centre

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…

aqua products

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;…

Nash Indulgence ss4

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…

Nash Fang X And Twister hooks

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…

A selection of Fishing DVDs

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…

Skee Tex Field Boots

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…

Harrisons Torix carp rod

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 www.tonykaycustomrods.co.uk) 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…

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…