How to Catch Carp from the Margins

Definitely my favorite way to catch Carp! There’s nothing like seeing a big swirl round your feet, then watching your float slowly sail away!

It’s awesome and something you should do everytime you go fishing.

The last hour of light is usually the best time to catch Carp, or any species of fish, right at your feet.

Why the last hour? Continue reading How to Catch Carp from the Margins

Winter Roach Fishing at Manor House Farm

Here I am at Manor House Farm fisheries in Nateby on a cold February day..

Me and pal Steve Welsh set our stall out to catch the Roach and Bream using chop worm and caster.

We decided to use the pole for better presentation with light lines of 2lb and small hooks (18-20).

There are plenty of fish at Manor House Farm and it was no stop from start to finish.

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Carp on the pole at Crane Hall Fisheries

Following on from the comment that our friend Matt Hayes left last week, i thought it would be better to let you see how i tackle those carp on the pole. So off i went with my interesting fishing buddy, Mr Welsh, to the fantastic Crane Hall Fisheries in Out Rawcliffe. The perfect venue to demonstrate how to land carp on light gear while fishing for the smaller the species.

Check out these photos and video of the whole fishy affair…Enjoy

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Matt Hayes pays a visit… Big Carp on the Pole, Easy Peasy!

Couldn’t believe it when i was looking through my blog posts and came across a comment from non other than one of my fishing heroes, “Matt Hayes“! Check out the comment here http://fishingjunkie.co.uk/?page_id=2 Basically Matt was asking me how to handle big carp on the pole. Sods law that when fishing for Roach and Bream that you will, at some time, hook a whopper..

Here was my response to his question: Continue reading Matt Hayes pays a visit… Big Carp on the Pole, Easy Peasy!

Early Evening Session at Woodfold Farm Fisheries

Awesome session at the legendary Woodfold Farm Fisheries with my fishing side kick, Steve.. Fishing off the island directly across from Steve, i baited up great margin swim just under a big over hanging tree.. Now, i know i am usually a pole man, however, there is no way on earth you will stop these Woodfold Carp with a pole! They have awesome power and need to be treated with respect. In this vid i show you how i did it.. Continue reading Early Evening Session at Woodfold Farm Fisheries