Tag Archives: carp fishing

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Trying out the Spinner Rig

Just recently I have been constantly asked what I think about the Spinner Rig and how to tie it. I will admit it is not a rig that at this point I had ever used or tied. So, it was time to give it a go. Once again, the venue of choice when experimenting was the farm pond. Arriving at first light I was surprised […]

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Pole Fishing for Carp

Since I started working at Angling Direct I have come to realise that I am more than confident in advising customers on Carp, Pike and Barbel angling but when it comes to using a pole I really am a duck out of water. The only way I get confident to pass on knowledge, advise and be 100% that I am happy with what I am […]

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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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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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