Not every child likes to hold fish, but it's a great way to capture the happiness of fishing if they will!

Koi with Kids

40-pound

Catching his 100th UK 40-pound carp: Darrell Peck

July 10, 2024

Renowned big carp angler Darrell Peck recently achieved an astounding milestone by catching his 100th UK 40-pound carp at the spectacular Grenville Lake. Many anglers dream of catching even one 40-pound fish in the UK, making Darrell’s accomplishment of 100 truly remarkable. But how did it all begin? Darrell Peck’s… Read more

test bait

Fighting a Forty Pounder with Test Bait

July 4, 2024

Belgian carp expert Ignace de Roeck had a quick success with a new test bait, diving into the action and topping it off with a hard-fighting forty-pounder. It was around mid-May when I finally packed my van to leave my hectic life behind. March and April had been very fruitful… Read more

Korda New Products for June 2024

New Korda Products for June 2024

June 26, 2024

Exciting New Arrivals from Korda: Korda is thrilled to introduce several innovative products designed for carp anglers. Each item has undergone extensive development and testing to ensure top-notch quality and performance. Korda Latest Featured Products: Compac Retainer Sling Description: Meticulously developed and tested for over four years, the Compac Retainer… Read more

All Things PVA

June 20, 2024

PVA…? If you are not using PVA in your carp angling, then it is about time you should! Simple yet devastating! In this How-To / Review I take you though a number of PVA products that are available over at Bigcarptackle.com from PB Products. From the most simple items like… Read more

Gardner Target Barbel Hooks

Gardner Target Barbel Hooks: The Ultimate Choice for Specimen Anglers

June 14, 2024

The Ultimate Choice for Specimen Anglers The medium shank and wide-gape Target Barbel Hooks have garnered a stellar reputation among the best Barbel and specimen anglers in the country, proving their effectiveness time and time again. Designed for ultimate performance, these hooks are not only perfect for Barbel but also… Read more

female angler, woman record carp caught in the UK

Naomi Turner Record Carp Catch at Holme Fenn, UK

June 12, 2024

On a recent fishing trip to Holme Fenn, Naomi Turner Record Carp was achieved and represents an extraordinary milestone. Catching the biggest carp ever recorded by a female angler in the UK. Weighing in at 72lb 12oz (nearly 33kg), this monumental catch has earned her a place in the angling… Read more