Category Archives: tips

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Getting Back to Basics

Due to work commitments my fishing has been limited to the odd day session here and there. I have decided to fish the farm pond whenever I can (see my post about small water carping for more information http://iansfishing.co.uk/carp/small-water-carping/). To make things a little more fun I have decided to use a centrepin coupled with a wagler float rather than the normal bolt rigs etc. […]

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Supercharge your boilies

Here is a quick video tutorial showing you a simple but effective way to give your boilies a boost and make them even more attractive.

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Testing Tub

I use a clear Tupperware tub to test all my rigs before I cast them out. I know a lot of people advocate testing in the margins but I feel that a clear tub is far better as it allows me to see how the rig is behaving. This is epically important to me as it allows me to see exactly how it will look […]

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How The Best Carp Anglers Can Help You

Whilst I respect the opinions and talent of a lot of anglers there are a few that stand out for me. These are anglers that have influenced my Carp angling in a big way, some from the very start and some more recently. As you can probably guess at the top of this list is Julian Cundiff and in no particular order the other five […]

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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 tips just in case you are prone to the odd […]

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Do you really need to use Rig Tubing?

Well in my opinion it is a resounding no and I haven’t used it for years. There are a number of different reasons why I don’t feel the need to use it. First of all I think that it sticks out like a sore thumb on the lake bed even if you try to break up the outline with marker pen. I have tested this […]

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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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