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New group for carp anglers

As we reported in June, The Carp Society, who once had over 5,000 members, was on the brink of dissolving with as little as ten members left and there were…

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Stunning river brace

The Nottingham-based window cleaner certainly mopped up with the big beards on a stretch of the River Trent near Radcliffe in the same county. The 29-year-old told the Mail: “The…

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50% drop in fishing rod licence sales

Junior rod licence sales in 2009 were a healthy 126,000. In the five years since there has been a drastic decline and last year just 64,000 12-16-year-old bought a rod…

The reason we go

Fishing – this is why we do it…

I GUESS one of the great things about carp fishing is that it’s whatever you want it to be. There is no right or wrong type of carp fishing so…

This shows the completed rig with the hook length attached.  It is a universal rig and the colours of the components can be mixed up to give a much more camouflaged appearance to suit the background of the area you are fishing over.

How to set up a simple carp rig

One of the most important things when targeting carp is to use a safe rig. This safety clip rig ejects the lead easily, should the main line break or snag up. The…