Carp Blogs

Solar Tackle Team member Ignace de Roeck achieves the unthinkable

Achieving The Unthinkable 24 hours on a tough, 10-hectare gravel pit has seen Solar Tackle team member Ignace de Roeck achieve the unthinkable.  Not only did he land 6 carp from this low-stock venue, but included in that haul were two thirties and one of the lake's main targets, a 42lb+ original common called Inez.

Fishing with bread pellets

Bread is one of those baits that has caused a lot of controversy over the years because although the fish absolutely love it, there isn't any real nutrition within the bread for them to eat bread only and stay healthy which is the reason that some fisheries have banned bread as a bait. If you

3FT Twitch owner Richard Easom goes carp fishing

I've not done much carp fishing in my angling lifetime, except I guess for jaunts to France fishing their highly commercialised venues. I must admit though, this doesn't inspire me as much as the wild, weedy nature that these big gravel pit waters are often accustomed to. After my dibacle last season start where I

John Maher visits Drayton Reservoir

John Maher is more used to fishing for perch and pike but he has decided to give that a rest for a bit and have a go for carp. After purchasing all the relevant tackle and bait John was off to Drayton Reservoir for a day session, the fishery has a huge stock of carp

Catch report for Baitwize Co-Owner Adrian Thompson

Baitwize co-owner Adrian Thompson spent four days at Linch hill Fisheries on willow lake.  It was his first time at the complex and he originally planned to go on christchurch lake but couldn't get on so willows it was. At 14ft plus deep and 7 acres Adrian and his friends were glad to be advised