Description: collapsible bucket for containing water. Specifications: 10-litre capacity; reinforced PVC walls and base with welded seams; rigid top ring; front window; carry handle; D-ring. My verdict: this bucket is…

Description: a bivvy for all weathers. Specifications: tough ArmaSkin fabric with a waterproof rating of 10,000 mm and a breathability rating of 5,000 g; supplied with a half winter skin…

The record river carp when caught last autumn by Nick Helleur.

The record river carp was discovered by several anglers near to Marlow in Buckinghamshire, who had tried to trace a horrible smell. It had probably been dead for a couple…

  Karp-Lokker HR3 Padded Rod Holdall and HR1 Padded Sleeve Description: holdall and sleeve for carrying made-up rods. Padded Rod Holdall specifications: holds three 12 ft carp rods and reels;…

Description: a carp rod for floater fishing. Specifications: a light carp rod with a 1.75-2.25 lb test curve; lightweight guides; full cork handle; slimline gunmetal reel seat; hook retainer. My…

Description: a high-specification bivvy. Specifications: tough, strong and durable, this bivvy is constructed from Arma-Skin fabric with a 10,000 mm waterproof rating and a 5,000 breathability rating; Four rib, pram-hood…

Description: floating pellets for big carp. Ingredients: Sweet Tiger, Krill and Fishmeal pellets containing fishmeal, fish oil, fish protein, maize gluten, soya, sunflower meal, wheat and yeast. My verdict: it’s…

Description: quick-to-erect shelter. Specifications: 
10,000 mm waterproof Arma-Skin material with a 5,000 breathability rating; brolly-style erection system with four rods and a fibreglass tension bar; heavy-duty groundsheet; zip-on front section…