Rigs for different occasions
Sep03

Rigs for different occasions

Carp fishing, in general, has three very important aspects in my opinion. Firstly finding the carp, secondly using top quality bait and lastly a well-presented rig.

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5 tips to help you find a new venue
Aug21

5 tips to help you find a new venue

Going on a mission to find new waters can at first be a daunting prospect. However, if you think about the possible rewards on offer and the satisfaction that comes with it; the challenge of finding new waters in South Africa is extremely exciting.

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7 steps to beat the blank
Jul17

7 steps to beat the blank

Blanking is probably the single most dreaded word when it comes to angling. Some superstitious anglers even refuse to mention the word. Maybe it’s their way of trying to escape the harsh realities of what it means to be a fisherman. However, when it comes to blanking we either choose to live in denial about it or see it as being part of the never ending learning curve while next to the...

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Winter Tactics: We Ask Our Team
Jun18

Winter Tactics: We Ask Our Team

Winter is here with all its might. While some of us may hate the uncomfortable cold, other carp-nuts are very determined to make the most of these conditions. It has its benefits – more room on the bank and bigger fish of course. We asked our brave contributors (and our guest Rohan Dreyer) about their winter carp fishing tactics!

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Blitz Carping
Jun11

Blitz Carping

The busy times we’re living in have a major impact on our fishing allowance. Weeknights disappear into the dark and weekends seem to get shorter and shorter. Our weekends are made up of the odd event or birthday that needs our attendance, spending precious time with family or dreaded housework that needs to get done. All these busy life requirements can make carp fishing a bit of a challenge to say the...

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Food for thought – Boilie fishing in Cape Town
Mar11

Food for thought – Boilie fishing in Cape Town

Boilies have been around since the 1970s and are now one of the most established specimen carp baits worldwide. From sweet to fishy, bright to dark, tiny 10-millers to meaty 35-millers; name it, and you’ll be able to find it.

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