Carp From Big Waters

How do I catch carp from a big water which holds relatively few fish? The first job is to spend time getting to know the topography of the water, ideally via a boat (never, ever go in a boat without wearing a lifejacket) and an echo-sounder. The next best option is a boat and "prodding

The Syndicate (A Preview)

I guess in the beginning we were much like any of the hundreds of carp fishing syndicates up and down the country. Just a small group of enthusiastic individuals who had achieved the ambition to run and own a small lake for the benefit of like minded fishermen. Our own little angling Mecca, to do,

John Roberts Clip On Rod Bands

More and more anglers now keep their rods made-up so that they’re ready for use in a jiffy. The conventional way to do so is to use Velcro rod bands, but they always seem to get lost and you also have to keep them clean or they lose their "stickiness". Fed-up with these problems the

The Guide To Sea & Coarse Angling in Weymouth & Portland

You don't get much for free these days and when you do, there's usually a catch! So, with that in mind, it's a pleasure to present to you The Guide To Sea & Coarse Angling in Weymouth & Portland, a free booklet designed to encourage you to visit this beautiful area and aid you on

The Lure Back

Lure fishing, if done sensibly, is actually quite a cheap way of fishing. Think how much bait a match angler gets through each and every trip, or how many boilies a carp angler can get through a season, or even how much 100 lugworms cost these days. Yep, definitely a cheap way of fishing this