What is a Common Carp? – Distribution, Habitat, Spawning, Fishing & More.

What is a Common Carp? – Distribution, Habitat, Spawning, Fishing & More.

Though it might not seem like it at first glance, the common carp is a very interesting species of fish, both anatomically and in terms of instinct and behaviour. Let’s take a deep look at this popular European sport fish to find out exactly what common carp are, how they are distributed across the globe and also some of their behaviours. Native Distribution The common […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is a Spomb? – Which brand is best?

What is a Spomb? – Which brand is best?

Carp Fishing requires some tools and tactics that are very different from fishing for other species. Spombs are one of the tools used in carp angling that is completely different from fishing for other species such as pike or zander and gives carp anglers a very efficient and effective way of baiting in and catching carp. Due to these spombs being massively different to other […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is Carp Fishing? – Full Beginners Guide

What is Carp Fishing? – Full Beginners Guide

Carp fishing has grown as a massively popular sport across the world especially in the UK and some parts of Europe where carp are seen as high class sport fish. Carp grow to ridiculous sizes and their powerful tails and heavy bodies make for a great fight so its no surprise this sport has become so popular. In the UK literally millions of anglers target […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is a Chod Rig?

What is a Chod Rig?

In recent years the chod has become common place in many carp anglers approach to catching fish. Many anglers stand by the chod rig and believe it to be the single best rig and set up for catching carp in any fishing situation at any venue. Chod rigs do provide an extra edge for carp anglers in many situations and as this rig starts to […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is a Method Feeder? – Everything you need to know!

What is a Method Feeder? – Everything you need to know!

It is well-known within the coarse fishing community that method feeders provide an excellent tool for drawing fishing into your swim and inevitably catching more fish. This fishing technique sprung into action in around the 1900s so is still very much a new and modern way of catching carp but in most cases it can completely blow the more traditional methods out of the water. […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is Groundbait? – The Basics

What is Groundbait? – The Basics

Groundbait really can be a game changer when it comes to coarse fishing and improving catch rates. That being said I’m sure you will still hear many beginners asking what is groundbait? Well in simple terms’ groundbait is used to attract fish into your swim and towards your hook bait. Groundbait is made from a selection of natural ingredients that will either break down soon […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is Waggler Fishing? – Learn the Basics

What is Waggler Fishing? – Learn the Basics

Carp are smart and crafty creatures and are one of the highest regarded fish in the UK and for good reason. These fish grow large, fight fiercely and can outsmart even the most experienced coarse fisherman. If you are new to angling then I definitely believe carp fishing is the place to start for a guaranteed exciting experience. So if you are here looking for […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is a Spod? – Catch more fish

What is a Spod? – Catch more fish

A question I hear far too often on the banks or fishing forums is “What is a spod?”. The benefits of using a spod in your carp fishing sessions can be huge and everyone should at least know what they are. Using a spod is a simple technique to maximise your catching, that’s what we all want right? What is a Spod? Spods are a […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is Feeder Fishing? – Learn the Basics

What is Feeder Fishing? – Learn the Basics

If you find yourself asking “What is feeder fishing?” now is the time to find out! Feeder fishing for carp can provide, when done right, many exciting and action packed days on the banks, that’s what we all want right? Feeder fishing can be an extremely productive way to catch all sizes of carp and will be the most common method you’ll see on the […]

Read Me Leave comment

What is a Spod Rod? – Learn to Spod

What is a Spod Rod? – Learn to Spod

I’m sure all you beginner carp fisherman are dying to know “What a spod rod is?” but if you don’t it’s about time you did. Having a spod rod on hand to fire on that spod and start baiting a far swim can be an extremely effective way of catching more fish. That’s what we all want right? In this post I’ll give the run […]

Read Me Leave comment