Carp Blogs

3FT Twitch FieldTesters French River Adventure

French River Adventure Almost a year in the planning, we decided we wanted to go carp fishing in France, however, not to one of many, well publicised, more ‘commercial’ venues, but somewhere wild and relatively untouched, a river adventure. Much like our UK fishing, where we thrive for venues that few others fish, requiring an

Anglers Paradise – Fish of the Week

THE 1ST WINNER FOR FISH OF THE WEEK 2017 IS... Craig Fisher who smashed his Personal Best with a 46lb 2oz Mirror from the Kracking Carp Lake!! Craig’s Story – “I decided to give the Kracking a go, hoping to catch one of the big carp and land a personal best! After seeing fish around

Colne Valley Tackle & Bait Ltd weekly update

There has been some exciting news come in from all over our team this week, to start us of, our quality control man Ade, he had a quick 48hr on Westfield fishery before going and helping out at an event hosted by the ffdk( fishing for disabled kids ) He managed to land a mid

Giving chum mixers an extra kick

As the weather warms up it starts to become the perfect time for floater fishing.  There are numerous methods and floats that can be used from zig rigs to dedicated surface controller floats, there are equally as many baits that you can use from humble bread through to a huge selection of artificial baits. One

Near 50lber for Solar Tackle tester

Solar Tackle fieldtester Peter Zyla has kicked off his spring season in style with this awesome 46lb 9oz common. Peter explains: "Outside the lovely, spring sunshine is shining, but this early in the season the water temperatures are still low. My target water is a shallow pit and so the weather affects the carp very