To fish a snag, or not to fish a snag? For me, it’s a rhetorical question. Snags are some of the best areas to target. Not only do carp like to take refuge in and around structure, but it’s usually spots other anglers try to avoid because of the possible challenges they might face.
Homemade boilies have become a well-known bait in South Africa over the past decade. This has given anglers the opportunity to learn more about carp nutrition, giving them the edge to improve their catch rate and personal bests. Over the past few years I have not only played with new boilie recipes, but also with method mix recipes and the success I have had speaks for itself. My idea for it took shape by adding homemade boilie...
Most people reflect on their failures and achievements at the end of every year. The new year brings a clean slate in which to set and achieve new goals and reach for new lengths – any ambitious or serious carp angler should have them. Our team share their personal angling goals for the year ahead and how they will go about reaching them. We hope their answers will inspire you to set your own goals in 2016.
e are surrounded by various chemical products in our day-to-day lives; in fact, most of our daily routines involve some kind of chemical: cleaning products, cosmetics, fuels, food items, etc. We also use chemicals in carp fishing, from flavours and glugs to PVA items, but the list is much smaller compared to the household items we use every single day.
The success of your session can be greatly affected by the weather. There are so many factors to keep in consideration, from the wind to air pressure. We ask our team what’s the deciding factor and what weather conditions they prefer.