Any new hobby or pastime can seem daunting initially. You will always be aware that you don’t really know what you are doing and won’t want to look foolish. On the other hand, you have an exciting adventure ahead of you. Most experienced anglers will be happy to help and will understand how you feel. Continue reading “What Equipment do You Need to Start Carp Fishing?”
As the name suggests, this disease was first discovered in Koi, the ornamental varieties of carp, but over time it has come to affect common carp populations too. Continue reading “What is Koi Herpesvirus?”
Are you are keen angler who heads for the lakes with your tackle and carp pellets every weekend? If so, then you would probably appreciate having your own carp lake, especially if it was adjacent to your house. Digging a giant hole and filling it with water probably isn’t going to be an option for you but you could invest in a property that has come up for sale in Somerset, UK.
Payvotts Mill Farm
A beautiful eight bedroomed property has recently come onto the market. Payvotts Mill Farm benefits from Continue reading “Would You Like Your Own Carp Lake?”
Carp are now one of the most popular targets for freshwater fishermen in the UK and Carp fishing tackle is reported to be one of the biggest growth areas in the fishing tackle industry, accounting for a good share of the estimated £600 Million per year in turnover just for the UK market.
Carp fishing is therefore a significant branch of a very profitable industry and one which entices many thousands of participants out onto the riverbank or lake shore every weekend.
So where did the sport come from and how did it become so popular? Continue reading “All About UK Carp Fishing”
A tale of Britain’s largest freshwater catch
They say that the best things come to those who wait. Dean Fletcher certainly had to wait a while to land his Continue reading “The One That Didn’t Get Away”