What is Coarse Fishing? – Species, Bait, Equipment & More

What is Coarse Fishing? – Species, Bait, Equipment & More

Every year, anglers across the UK set out to participate in the outdoor activity of coarse fishing. But what is coarse fishing, and why is it so popular in Britain? If you’re a newbie with no previous knowledge of coarse fishing, this tell-all will help you understand everything there is about coarse fishing. What Is Coarse Fishing? Coarse fishing is a type of freshwater fishing […]

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What is Commercial Carp Fishing? – Explained

What is Commercial Carp Fishing? – Explained

What is commercial carp fishing exactly? How does this style of fishing differ from other styles of carp fishing? In this post, we will take an in-depth look at what carp fishing is and how it differs or compares to other types of carp fishing. What is Commercial Carp Fishing Exactly? Commercial carp fishing is done on commercial fisheries and ponds. To fish these fisheries, […]

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What is Match Carp Fishing? – Rules, Approaches, Tips & Tricks

What is Match Carp Fishing? – Rules, Approaches, Tips & Tricks

Fishing nowadays is more than just a livelihood. It’s a recreation sport that requires skills, exertion and is competitive in certain cases. If you love fishing, you might have come across match carp fishing, which brought you here today. Well, you’ve found a great place to learn about it. In this article, you will find:  What is match carp fishing General Match Fishing Rules  Match […]

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What is a Snowman Rig? – Big Carp Rig

What is a Snowman Rig? – Big Carp Rig

The snowman rig is commonly classed as one of the best rigs for catching carp throughout the year on many venues. With its simple presentation and irresistible bait it’s no surprise that it has no problem catching carp session after session. This post is going to be focused specifically on the snowman rig, exactly what it is, how you can set up a snowman rig, […]

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What is Specimen Carp Fishing? – Full Guide

What is Specimen Carp Fishing? – Full Guide

Carp fishing can be a top-class hobby with lots of ways to catch these fish. Depending on your preferences, you can go from targeting smaller fish to the biggest in specific venues – as you wish by altering your approach. If you love catching giant carp, then “specimen” carp fishing is for you. Never heard of it before? Fret not – you’re at the right […]

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What is the Best Season for Carp Fishing? – Find Out Here

What is the Best Season for Carp Fishing? – Find Out Here

Answering the question of what the best season for carp fishing is isn’t really a straight forward answer. There are many periods throughout the seasons that can be phenomenal times to catch carp. Let’s dive into the topic and see if there is a definitive season that outshines the rest. Personal Preference We should probably start this article simply by saying that this is kind […]

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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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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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What Is the Best Bait for Carp Fishing in Winter?

What Is the Best Bait for Carp Fishing in Winter?

Carp fishing in many ways is a simple process compared to the summer months and in other ways can give to illusion of the opposite. Your tactics in the winter months need to change to consistently catch carp, and so does your bait selection. So, what is the best bait for carp fishing in winter? Carp Feeding Behaviour in Winter Before we get started on […]

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What is a Grass Carp? – Origin, Feeding, Habitat, Spawning & More

What is a Grass Carp? – Origin, Feeding, Habitat, Spawning & More

The focus of this post is going to be all about grass carp. Why? Well there’s definitely a greater chance you are going to be able to catch these fish if you know all about their behaviours, feeding habits, the baits they like and you might just find it interesting to know where the fish you love to catch originate from. Grass carp are also […]

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