Carp Blogs

Solar Bait ‘Originals’ are making a comeback

Bait! It’s one of, if not the, biggest factor is successful angling. Down at the Solar Tackle headquarters in Kent big things are happening on the Solar Bait front. With a heritage for producing carp baits since the early 1990s, with ‘cult’ baits such as the Savay Seed Mixes, Club Mix, Red Herring, Quench and

Catch report from Solar Tackle’s Thomas Mascha

Solar Tackle team member Thomas Mascha has landed this impressive 54lb mirror on a day-only session. Arriving early in the morning to an area he’d prebaited on a local gravel pit on northeast France, Thomas spodded for 1 hour, laying down a bed of crushed and whole Solar Candy Floss boilies and particles, all of

Nash’s Neil Golden visits Weston Park

  You join me on a recent excursion to Weston Park in Staffordshire which is one of the RH Fisheries syndicates. The lake was created in 1812 and is flooded with history and some very recognisable  anglers have enjoyed the surroundings over the years.  RH Fisheries took the lake over in 1999 and it’s a

Solar Tackle’s Martin Locke catches a beast

Solar Tackle’s Martin Locke has returned from a spring trip to Rainbow Lake, where this impressive 64lb common topped a 7-fish tally in some tricky conditions. Martin explains: “The eagerly awaited spring time trip to Rainbow brought with is less than favourable conditions this time around. My weeklong session was spent on the Island swim

A fantastic session for Solar Tackles Jake Anderson

Solar Tackle Team member Jake Anderson has landed three near 40lb UK carp in one weekend from a Mid Kent Fisheries water, landing both of his target fish, and all while out testing some new bait samples for the first time.  Jake explains: “I arrived at the lake after work on Thursday afternoon for a 48-hour