Thinking back 20 years, my bankside tech consisted of a 20-pence piece for the phone box, a cheap camera with a free film (the type you used to send off…

Tested by IAN WELCH DRAGON CARP BARBUS £10 76 cm (L) x 69 cm (W) frame will cope with the biggest fish and folds at the front and spreader for…

Tested by DUNCAN CHARMAN FOX XS CARBON £6.25 Available in size 4s, 6s and 8s in both fully barbed and semi-barbed. Featuring a black nickel finish along with a needle…

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT MAVER MATCH THIS BARBLESS METHOD FEEDER £1.99 These hooks come at an excellent price and with ten hooks it’s a bargain. Shame the tying and line…

VIDEO: brilliant new Daiwa Mission carp gear

THE giant June 12 cover-dated issue of Angler’s Mail gave a chance to win £1,500-worth of kit from the Daiwa Mission carp range. Don’t worry if you missed it –…

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT MIDDY COMMERCIAL £13.50 No frills with this offering, as this is a simple sleeve without any padding. It was difficult to get a 12 ft two-piece…

INLINE METHOD FEEDERS – tested by STEVE LOCKETT MIDDY SPLASH ‘EM £1.20 Looking a little dated now, the Splash ‘Em still offers reasonable performance at a great price. The wire…