Master the method mix
Feb12

Master the method mix

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...

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Team Q&A – 2016 Angling Goals
Feb04

Team Q&A – 2016 Angling Goals

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...

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Chemical Caution
Nov18

Chemical Caution

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...

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Team Q&A – How does the weather affect your fishing?
Oct30

Team Q&A – How does the weather affect your fishing?

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.

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Dare to be different
Oct15

Dare to be different

With the carp spawning in many of our waters, it is surely safe to assume spring is here to stay. Looking back at my fishing this past winter, I can confidently say it has been my best season ever. Living in the Free State we often have to move around to many different waters to catch a carp of substance. This past winter I decided to focus my attention on only two waters; one very close to home, and the other the Vaal River, which is...

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Feeding strategy and outcomes
Oct09

Feeding strategy and outcomes

Luring carp to your hookbait, to experience  those screaming runs, is every carp angler’s mission. Feeding is one of the most important aspects of carp fishing and can be daunting, especially when targeting a new venue.

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