How to Catch Carp from a River? – Simple Guide

How to Catch Carp from a River? – Simple Guide

Although not welcomed as much in certain areas of the world carp fishing is extremely popular in others. In the areas where carp fishing reigns supreme, a good amount of the fishing can be done in rivers. Carp love the flowing, running water, and so should you. If you are a beginning carp angler, knowing the ins and outs of the sport can be tricky. […]

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How to Fly Fish for Carp? – Easy to Follow Guide

How to Fly Fish for Carp? – Easy to Follow Guide

There are endless approaches to catching carp. This differentiates the sport from many other types of angling which makes it no surprise that carp fishing is one of the most sought after sport fish in the UK and across Europe. The diverse and complex approaches to catching these fish takes a lot of skill that differentiates itself from the stereotypical fishing of throwing a float […]

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What is a Koi Carp? – History, Breeding and More

What is a Koi Carp? – History, Breeding and More

Most people are familiar with the koi carp. And usually, the name of the fish produces a mental image of stone-lined ponds in a picturesque setting that is filled with bright and colourful fish. Koi carp definitely have an interesting history and lineage. In this post, let’s take a look at the history, anatomy, and habitat of the koi carp. History and Biological Lineage Koi […]

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Margin Fishing for Carp – Tips and Tactics

Margin Fishing for Carp – Tips and Tactics

Margin fishing for carp is typically underutilized by many carp anglers who prefer fishing swims, casting long distance in search of carp, while ignoring the shallow waters by their feet, where carp will frequent. This post will take a detailed look into margin fishing. What Is Margin Fishing? Margin fishing, simply speaking, is fishing very close to the bank instead of casting out to the […]

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How to Surface Fish for Carp? – Rigs, Baits and Tactics

How to Surface Fish for Carp? – Rigs, Baits and Tactics

Few methods of carp fishing are more exciting than surface fishing. Seeing the fish subtly break the surface and suck in your bait like a vacuum cleaner is a good way to get the ticker going. In this article, we will take a look at how to surface fish for carp. What is Surface Fishing This may be painfully obvious, but surface fishing is as you […]

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What is a Mirror Carp? – Genetics, History and More

What is a Mirror Carp? – Genetics, History and More

What is a mirror carp? A mirror carp despite what many people think is the same as a common carp, but with a genetic mutation that affects the scales. Instead of having evenly placed and sized scales like a common carp, mirror carp have irregular, large scales that resemble mirrors “hence the name”. Let’s look at the history of the mirror carp, its habits, and […]

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