What is the Difference Between Game and Coarse fishing?

What is the Difference Between Game and Coarse fishing?

Millions of anglers take part in some sort of angling regularly up and down the UK targeting all sorts of species on various rods, rigs and with various tactics. There are many different species of freshwater fish swimming in UK waters but the majority are placed into two sections which are “coarse fish” and “game fish”. Commonly, targeting game fish is done with fly fishing […]

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Is Method Feeder Fishing Only for Carp? – Explained

Is Method Feeder Fishing Only for Carp? – Explained

Method feeder fishing is an extremely popular method of fishing and it is commonly used by carp anglers fishing well-stocked commercial fisheries. Method feeders allow you to cast small bundles of moulded fish-attracting baits, such as ground baits or micropellets, with your hook bait presented within. After your method feeder and moulded bait hits the water, it will start to break down and fall away, […]

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Do Ghost Carp Eat Other Carp? – Explained

Do Ghost Carp Eat Other Carp? – Explained

There are many different types of carp swimming in commercial fisheries and natural waters up and down the UK, across Europe and other parts of the world. The mirror and common carp are plentiful in waters and the most common types of carp caught and stocked. One type of carp you’re not going to come across very often and sparks interest between anglers and non-anglers […]

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Why Do I Keep Blanking When Carp Fishing? 11 Reasons

Why Do I Keep Blanking When Carp Fishing? 11 Reasons

There is nothing worse than consistently blanking on carp fishing sessions and feeling no matter how long you put into your sessions, you still can’t hook into a fish. The reality is, sometimes things don’t go your way, the conditions are right, you can’t find any feeding fish and blanks do happen. But, if you’re consistently blanking on a venue when a lot of other […]

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Do you Need to Strike with the Method Feeder?

Do you Need to Strike with the Method Feeder?

Method-feeding fishing is an extremely popular method for catching carp and other coarse species in commercial fisheries. It allows you to cast small bundles of carp-attracting ingredients such as groundbait or micropellets with your hook bait presented within. The method feeder is great for baiting up a small area with not too much bait at large distances and accurately (depending on your casting ability). I’ve […]

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How to Read the Water When Carp Fishing? – 10 Things To Look For

How to Read the Water When Carp Fishing? – 10 Things To Look For

Carp fishing can be a challenging sport for beginners. There is a lot to learn in many different areas before you can consistently put fish in the net. One of the most overlooked areas by anglers is reading the water, also known as watercraft, to try to locate where the carp are feeding before casting a rig into the water. A lot of people believe […]

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12 Most Common Mistakes Made While Carp Fishing

12 Most Common Mistakes Made While Carp Fishing

Carp fishing is becoming increasingly popular over the years, with millions of anglers in the UK alone taking to the banks regularly to try and put some carp and other coarse fish in the net. If you’re new to angling, then learning the various techniques, rigs, baiting approaches, tackle, and watercraft may seem overwhelming. To be honest, if you’re entirely new to carp angling, there […]

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How to Properly Release Carp back into the Water?

How to Properly Release Carp back into the Water?

Learning how to catch carp takes a lot of practice, patience, perseverance and research to learn all the essential skills, such as watercraft and bait selection, and even to learn about all the various tackle you can use. I’ve written plenty of posts on this site that will teach you nearly everything you need to learn about putting carp in the net. However, one thing […]

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What is PVA Mesh Used For? – Carp Fishing

What is PVA Mesh Used For? – Carp Fishing

Over the years many new techniques and fishing approaches have been developed and tested by experienced carp anglers that aid in putting fish in the net. The sport has come a long way from simple fishing methods, with some interesting and creative methods now being used to put more carp in the net. One of these methods that is pretty modern and thought to have […]

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What is a Leather Carp? – Breeding, Identification & Catching Them

What is a Leather Carp? – Breeding, Identification & Catching Them

Carp fishing may seem simple on the surface, but underneath, there is a wealth of information you will need to learn if you want to become an extremely successful carp angler who can consistently put fish in the net. You’ll need to learn all about the rods, reels and terminal tackle that best suit specific carp fishing approaches, all the rigs, presentations and baiting approaches, […]

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