Hair rig advice for better carp fishing results

13 Oct

HAIR RIG adjustment can lead to more consistent success with carp, as explained here by Colin Davidson, a regular columnist in Angler’s Mail magazine.

5 – Because the Extenda stops are drawn neatly back into the hook bait, there are only a couple of very small prongs exposed. The longer stems of the medium and large stops that pull down the hole through the bait make it very difficult for crayfish to remove the stop and pinch your bait – a useful benefit when traveling abroad, and on the increasing numbers of crayfish venues at home.

Small tweaks to your hair rig can make a big difference to results. One of the lessons I’ve had hammered …Continue reading »

Method feeder fishing – 10 top tips

13 Oct

METHOD feeder fishing can be deadly for carp – and these ten tips will help you get the best from the approach.

It’s quite easy to avoid tangles with Method feeder rigs, as Paul explained.

1) Take plenty of dry ingredients so that you can mix more Method mix together if you have a bumper day …Continue reading »

Britain’s biggest common carp

13 Oct

ONE of the UK’s largest carp ever has come out at 64 lb, making it the nation’s biggest known common. It has been predicted to go onto break the official British carp record.

Known as Tarka, the huge common carp came from RH Fisheries The Avenue syndicate in Shropshire. This is the former …Continue reading »

Autumn fishing tips to bag a personal best

27 Sep

AUTUMN fishing can be great – as temperatures drop and daylight hours dwindle, many summer species will be feeding hard in preparation for winter whilst the species like chub and pike are beginning to pile on the pounds too.

Check out these autumn fishing tips from ace angler Ben Hervey-Murray for catching a PB over the next couple of …Continue reading »