Carp fishing giants Erics Angling Centre’s after-life revealed

12 Nov

AFTER weeks of speculation, it was confirmed what is happening to one of the biggest traders in the UK carp fishing tackle scene.

Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.
Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.

Erics Angling Centre was bought by Angling Direct for a cool £1.1 million. Now Erics Angling founder Sam Anderson plans …Continue reading »

Review: Carp Spirit HD5 Bite Alarm and HDR5 Receiver Sets

16 Oct

The Carp Spirit HD5 Bite Alarm and HDR5 Receiver Sets come under the beady eye of Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He’s the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week.

Description: feature-packed bite alarms and receivers. Specifications: six LED colours; micro-adjustable sensitivity; adjustable volume and tone; strong, weatherproof ABS construction; …Continue reading »

Watch out for ‘very rude’ carp rustlers, says fishery owner

11 Oct

A VETERAN day ticket lake owner who was assaulted by a group of fish rustlers have warned other venues and anglers to be aware of the men they faced.

Fishery owner Nick Devlin has spoken up about poaching after being a scary incident with aggressive poachers.
Fishery owner Nick Devlin has spoken up about poaching after being a scary incident with aggressive poachers.

Maybrands Fishery boss Nick Devlin, 72, and son Gary, confronted the seven Romanian men when they were tipped off by another angler, and discovered six dead …Continue reading »

King Kenny hits new carp heights

11 Oct

CARP maestro Simon Kenny is really getting to grips with a tricky southern big carp venue – as this giant proves.

The huge common carp topped Simon Kenny's latest catches at Wellington Country Park.
The huge common carp topped Simon Kenny’s latest catches at Wellington Country Park.

Simon only got himself a ticket for Berkshire’s Wellington Country Park this season and he topped a recent trip with …Continue reading »