Carp Fishing Articles

Meeting The Man – Mark Cunnington

What sort of man writes fiction books where the topic is fishing? What sort of man could imagine that a mercenary would relax between fighting wars by carp fishing? And who'd make this mercenary's life so 'interesting' by creating an arch enemy in the form of a Rottweiler called 'Spunker'?! I was about to find

Yateley Carp Fish-In

The bankside view at the Split Lake, YateleyAllan Stone, of 'Stoney and Friends, was at it again at the weekend - raising money for the Macmillan Nurses - ably assisted by Dave Green. Dave had been sponsored not to fish, the reason being that when he does, he is forever reeling in his rods 'to

From The Privvy – Chapter Fourteen

A Bit More About Bait Although I would never suggest that the type of bait that you use is particularly important for catching carp I would, as previously written, suggest that if you are going to use any quantity of bait to make sure it is as complete as you can make it. It doesn't

Wind Problems

QUESTION: Some anglers say that carp follow the wind; others claim that wind direction makes no difference. Even those who write about carp fishing seem unable to reach agreement on this matter. Who is correct? Should I follow the wind, or not? ANSWER: Between mid-April and mid to late September, the angler who follows the

From The Privvy – Chapter Thirteen

Strange Happenings At Broadlands I have only fished Broadlands three times and to be honest I don't like it at all. It’s too crowded, too artificial and too heavily stocked with small fish for my taste, but a lot of people do seem to like it. I haven't fished it for a few years, but