Jamie Brown had been looking to change his rods for a while as he had some entry level 3lb rods that had done him very well but that couldn’t achieve the distance he needed at some of the waters that he fishes. Trying out for Carp Team Scotland Jamie needed some rods that would help […]

Winter Fishing? Long hours of darkness, grey sky’s very often wet and bitterly cold.  However on the plus side the carp are in pristine condition, lovely golden colours and can be at their best weights.  If you’re going to fish during the winter picking the right water is key, Steve’s preferred water is a pit […]

The knotless knot was first invented in the eighties by Kevin Maddocks and Lenny Middleton when they tied human hair to the hook and attached a bait to the hair freeing the hook from any obstructions from bait.  This resulted in carp anglers catching more and more fish and the hair started to become an […]

Malcolm recently got back from his annual trip to France, he decided to take with him bait wise “The Force” and Mulberry Florentine. The first day was about getting set up and on the second night Malcolm put two rods in, one on the Mulberry Florentine and one on The Force, at 3:30am he was […]

Kev Beaumont recently went to France, it was a risky journey as the lake in question had been dominated by a well known brands bait for nearly 10 years and this would be the first time the lake had seen the Rod Hutchinson Ballistic B. Kev’s confidence in the Ballistic B had only been built […]

Steve Gilbey decided to go on a spontaneous fishing session when he found himself with about six hours spare, it literally took him about half an hour to get the car packed and off fishing. Whilst he was driving he found it quite unbelievable how quick he could get ready and go.  Usually sessions are […]

With rigs such as the German Rig, The Ronnie Rig, The Combi Rig and many more becoming increasingly popular, one question we see asked quite a lot is “How do you attach a bait to a micro swivel?”. There are a few ways to attach a bait but one of the easiest to do is […]

Team member Tim Thornton has been using our Enduro 12ft Spod Rods for a while now and he wanted to do a review on them to let everyone know what he thinks of them. I have owned a number of rods that I have used for Spodding out bait to a chosen spot in the […]

Team member Grant Walters talks about his experiences as a carp angler in 2018… I would like to start by saying, I’m not going to bore you with my past carp fishing background. Other than I have been a carp angler for nearly 25yrs.  Nor am I going to talk about the same rigs, baits […]

Why hitting the clip means you hit the spot. In this “How To” I am going to explain a simple method to enable anyone with reasonable fishing gear to cast accurately to a baited area both in the daytime and at night.  I am just going to focus on casting, this article is not about […]

The German Rig is a super simple rig to tie and a super effective rig for fishing bottom baits.  The stiff boom of the hook link keeps tangling to a minimum and turns the rig well in the carp’s mouth.  So, let’s take a look at making one.   Team member Evan Cartabiano talks us […]

A lot of people often ask how do you draw fish into your swim when you are fishing on a canal or on a river?  The answer is by pre-baiting a good quality mix of ingredients the fish love. Alan has a favourite mix that he uses, he starts the mix off with a good […]

Sweetcorn or Maize has always been a bait that has caught fish when it’s used, but have you ever wondered why? Let’s have a look at the humble corn, from a humans point of view corn tastes sweet has some great nutrients and vitamins and is a good source of energy but can these health […]

Team member Steve Gilbey wanted to talk a little regarding bait and how it has influenced him over the years. so over to Steve… This year I wanted a bait that I could use anytime anywhere be it on a small club water or a Big Fish venue like Holm Fen regardless of time of […]

The Cabrio Hybrid Brolly System: what has to be the world’s most versatile brolly system Our Cabrio Hybrid Bivvy is based on a rich history of the cabrio technology and is our newest addition to the range for 2018. If you are unfortunate enough to be one of the many people who attract mosquitoes, zip […]


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