Bait & Tackle

Deeper Pro +

August 11, 2017

First impressions with the Deeper Pro + There are always folk who will say that the use of various electronic aids detract from the nature and experience of fishing. The same could be said for the many developments and ingenious items of tackle that have contributed to modern carp fishing… Read more

Easy PVA Solid Bags (Video)

June 30, 2017

This is a basic run through  on how to make simple Rectangular PVA Solid Bags that do not require a stringing needle. I have to emphasize the usage of rectangular bags for this application square bags will not not work quite the same. For detailed images of this technique please… Read more

Delkim – 25 Year Anniversary

January 21, 2017

Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to try many of the alarms that have come on the market. One or two have proven themselves to be solid & reliable workhorses while many others, often with too much marketing hype, have promised plenty but never lived up to the expectations on the bank.… Read more

What’s in your box Zach? (Video)

December 29, 2016

I’ve had a few requests to see what I take on sessions so I made a short video. I said the wrong thing a few times such as the first black box being Ambush when it is NGT. The second was the Solar baiting needle does not include a gated… Read more

Surface Fishing with Pellets

August 16, 2016

With the summer heat and humidity in full swing at the moment I find myself much preferring short sessions or night fishing. As I’m originally from the North of England I am not a lover of the sun, in fact I prefer the winter, which might sound strange but then… Read more

Creating your own leadcore leaders

July 19, 2016

There have been several inquiries on creating a how-to on creating leadcore leaders and how to splice different materials. This is something I do quite often as I do like using leadcore when the situation calls for it. Purchasing the leadcore in bulk spools can help save a little bit… Read more

JAG Hook Sharpening Kit Review by Josef Raguro

June 22, 2016

Well I’m retiring my Berkley hook sharpener. After seeing Zach retouch his hook points on the bank I decided to get a JAG hook sharpening kit. It comes in a small pouch. The kit includes a vice , jeweler file ,2 polishing stones , jeweler’s eye / magnifying glass and… Read more

Rueben Heaton Scale

Weighing In

June 16, 2016

In the late 70s, when I first fished for carp, the most common method of weighing my captures was with a plastic bag and bar spring scale. These scales are still sold in huge numbers for anglers. Their popularity being due to a very low cost and widespread availability. Their… Read more

Review: Solar Mega Big Shots for big baiting.

June 3, 2016

Currently there is no shortage of flavors, additives, dips, glugs, sprays, and enhancers available to the American Carp angler. The selection is overwhelming, you have the option of sticking with old familiar favorites such as strawberry and upping the complexity to Scopex to Ambergris and Vetiver for all I know.… Read more

Enterprise Tackle Pellet Skins

April 19, 2016

Enterprise Tackle Pellet & Corn Skins Over the past couple of year’s I’ve found that the Enterprise Tackle Pellet & Corn Skins have increasingly become an invaluable part of my carp fishing armory. I first used them to help present dog chow (chum mixer for the Euro’s) as a surface… Read more

Carp Fishing Lifestyle YouTube Page (Video)

April 9, 2016

  My name is Brian Wingard and for many years I have fished for carp. In 2016 season I am marking my 10th year of carp fishing. A few years back I decided to start making videos on a regular basis. My goal is and always has been to help… Read more

Oats Packbait Step by Step for Carp Fishing (Video)

April 9, 2016

Oats Pack Bait How To for Carp Fishing In this article I will show you how to make an oats pack bait for carp fishing. Following the simple steps can give you a bait that is cost effective and will catch you lots of fish. This year marks my 10th year… Read more