Category: Carp Fishing
One fish health rule for catfish, another rule for carp

One fish health rule for catfish, another rule for carp

FISH movement laws are being scrutinised after Angler’s Mail revealed huge catfish are being transferred without a single health check.Top carp farmer Viv Shears, seen with a fish he caught himself on his own tackle, has to kill carp for fish health tests before they can be stocked.As Angler’s Mail revealed, big ...

Day ticket carp is no run of the Mill catch

Day ticket carp is no run of the Mill catch

ALEX JAQUES knew there would be a drop in air pressure so quickly booked some time off work and caught this PB 51 lb 2 oz common carp.Day ticket carp perfection - Alex admires his 51 lb 2 oz common.Alex’s giant day ticket carp came from Old Mill Lakes near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire. The 30-year-old field technician ...

Review: Richworth Megaplex Boilies

Review: Richworth Megaplex Boilies

The Richworth Megaplex Boilies come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Description: carp bait range. Ingredients: fishmeals and Robin Red with a hint of squid flavour and Betaine. My verdict: with a ...

Redmire Pool for sale – Chris Yates speaks about its past and future

Redmire Pool for sale – Chris Yates speaks about its past and future

BRITAIN’S most famous lake could be closed for fishing as the country estate it is on is on the verge of being sold.Chris Yates, seen with the biggest carp ever from Redmire Pool, has spoken about its past and future.Historic Redmire Pool is on the 120 acre Bernithan Court near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, which is on ...

Angling Projects nets vital fish boost for its pioneering project

Angling Projects nets vital fish boost for its pioneering project

A STRUGGLING charity that encourages youngsters to take up fishing has received a huge bonus with the donation of prime carp and tench worth £6,000.Angling Projects took delivery of vital new fish stocks to help its pioneering work.Angling Projects in Wraysbury, Berkshire, receives no official backing, and were given ...

Spring fishing tips to help you catch carp

Spring fishing tips to help you catch carp

Angler's Mail features editor Richard Howard reveals some top spring fishing tips to put a chunky carp or two on the bank. NOW can be a tricky time on the bank but the spring fishing tips outlined here can turn your fortunes. It’s hard reading what’s going on under the surface. But there will be life down there and it ...

Review: Dynamite Wafters

Review: Dynamite Wafters

The Dynamite Wafters come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Description: 15 mm dumbbell-shaped wafter hook baits. Ingredients: contains the same key ingredients and colours as Dynamite’s The Source, The ...

Review: Sonik SKX 3+1  Alarm, Receiver  and Bivvy Lamp Set

Review: Sonik SKX 3+1 Alarm, Receiver and Bivvy Lamp Set

The Sonik SKX 3+1 Alarm, Receiver and Bivvy Lamp Set comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Description: a feature-packed alarm and receiver set with a free bivvy light. Specifications: alarms: two ...

Review: Sonik SK-TEK Compacta Cradle

Review: Sonik SK-TEK Compacta Cradle

The Sonik SK-TEK Compacta Cradle comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Description: a compact unhooking mat with sides, perfect for specimen carp. Specifications: 50 mm foam-padded base; easy fold-out ...

Persistence pays with monster mirror from The Avenue

Persistence pays with monster mirror from The Avenue

CRAIG MCEVOY set his sights on a winter 50 and, as a spring arrived, he smashed that in style with this fantastic 58 lb mirror carp called Captain Scarlet.Craig McEvoy displays his impressive 58 lb carp at The Avenue.The colossus fell to a Dynamite Baits Monster Tigernut wafter fished alongside matching freebies on a ...