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.
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.
Line selection can be a very daunting task, especially with so many lines available on the market, and each with their unique characteristics. Certain lines may be favourable for long distance fishing such a braid…
In South Africa, most of us grew up fishing conventional. It is a strong tradition which plays a big role in our country’s culture. Many anglers have broken away from this style of fishing, and we asked our team who or what made them switch to specimen angling?
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!
Rigs – with so many options and variations available these days, where do you start if you’re new to specimen angling, or eager to try something different? Each situation or venue is different, and so is every angler and the rigs they use! We asked our contributors (and our guest Colin Coskey) to shed some light on their favourite rig!