Carp & specimen fish

Blogs about carp and specimen fishing by a mix of successful anglers – regular top tips and insight!

A brace of big tench like these will be welcome.

How to catch tench on a new venue

  IF there was one personal best that I would love to beat then it would have to be tench. My best stands at a modest 10lb 3oz, caught during…

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25 venues where you can catch river carp!

THE resurgence in carp fishing on wild, unstocked venues is great to see – the mystery of angling for unknown specimens, often on free-to-fish stretches of river, is really addictive…

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Summer floater fishing tips

  I ALWAYS look forward to the balmy days of summer… visions of big black shapes taking floaters to a green and lush backdrop is what gets me through the…

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Follow these tips to haul carp all summer!

  SPRING if the time for bagging up with double-figure carp and for me May and June have always produced my biggest hauls. I’ve had 1,000 lb hauls and up…

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Particle baits spark the carp in spring

  IF YOU take a look below the surface on just about any still water at the moment you’ll find it’s absolutely teeming with life, on warm sunny days sometimes…

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Top tench baits

  TENCH are waking up, and they’re often a bit more gullible and willing to take an angler’s hook bait in the Spring. If you want to have a crack…