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Rob Hughes' zig fishing tips

Zig fishing can be a deadly method in summer when the carp are feeding in the upper layers. Rob Hughes is here with his top […]

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Feeder fishing on tidal rivers - Ian Didcote

Big rivers and tidal stretches aren’t just for the barbel fishing boys…top matchman, Ian Didcote reveals his secrets to tidal feeder fishing success…. In this […]

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Starting a river fishing campaign - Adrian Eves

With another new river fishing season upon us, top specimen angler, Adrian Eves, reveals how he prepares for a new campaign when targeting the likes […]

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My Spring Yateley campaign - Dave Williams

Yateley regular David Williams recalls a successful spring campaign one of his tough but favourite carp fishing waters, talking tactics, baits and captures… Dave continues… […]

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Social Sessions Carp Fishing *Video*

The full version of ‘Social Sessions’ an action packed carp fishing video featuring several of Dynamite’s top team members including Rob Hughes and Pete Castle…. […]

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Mark Bartlett's Day Ticket Diary

Top carp fishing star Mark Bartlett talks about his latest sessions on some of the UK’s top day ticket carp fisheries… My most recent trip […]

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Particles on the pole - Mark Cree

If you think particles are just for big fish anglers think again! Top matchman Mark Cree shows how he uses them when pole fishing on […]

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Master Method feeder fishing with Nick Speed

Top match fishing star Nick Speed reveals his tips to help perfect your Method feeder fishing… In this article: The common mistakes to avoid when […]

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CompleX-T carp boilies - one year on..

Its been just over a year since we launched carp fishing legend, Terry Hearn’s CompleX-T and its already claimed countless records earning itself a reputation […]

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Stay mobile for carp fishing success

If you want to keep those carp coming to the net this summer than you need to stay mobile, says Matt Povey. Matt has been […]

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Top Tench Fishing Baits & Tactics - Matt Fernandez

Big fish specialist Matt Fernandez reveals his top tench fishing baits and the tactics.. In this article: Top tench baits feed and hookbait combinations Best […]

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Beginning a new campaign - Dave Williams

Dave Williams looks back on his Yateley campaign from early 2018. Fishing with small PVA bags, Dave details the carp fishing tactics that accounted for […]

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Rig School - How to tie the Multi Rig

Its one of carp fishing’s most versatile and successful rigs. Want to know how to tie it? Follow our simple, step by step guide to […]

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Early season tench fishing tips

Specimen ace Paul Elt gives his top tips on how to catch tench at the beginning of spring… In this article… Top tench fishing tactic […]

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How to flavour your carp pellets with SwimStim Pellet Soak

From flavouring your fishery own carp pellets and hookbaits to spicing up your expanders and groundbaits… the new SwimStim Pellet Soaks offer the modern match […]

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Tactics for deep water bream fishing

We’ve enlisted the help of match fishing star Rob Perkins to get his advice on how to target deep water venues. From the rigs to […]

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Location, Location, Location - How to find the carp with Kristof Cuderman

So you’ve tied your favorite rig and picked your chosen bait. Now all you need is to find the carp. At this point many anglers […]

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Short session carp fishing with Ross Ryder

Ross Ryder recollects a successful social to Burghfield’s famous, Blue Pool where he banked several fish in a day, giving some great advice on how […]

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Tony Gibson - Barbel and chub fishing

River season’s don’t go much better than Tony Gibson’s… Here he gives an account of his chub and barbel fishing sessions on the rivers Great […]

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Pop-ups, particles and PVA - a guide to winter carp fishing

Do you know what conditions suit fishing with zigs? how high should my pop-up be sitting off the bottom? when should I use a PVA […]

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A guide to carp fishing in France

Going carp fishing in France this summer? Perhaps you’ve already booked-in but need some extra advice to help you break your personal best. We’ve put together […]

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Archies Angle - Barbel fishing on the River Trent

In his latest column, bait expert Archie Braddock ends the river season targeting barbel on the River Trent and discusses his way of  fishing for […]

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Step by step guide to Rob Wootton's stillwater groundbait mix

Match star Rob Wootton gives you a step by step guide to how to create his match winning, top commercial stillwater groundbait mix. Rob’s mix […]

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Winterise your Method feeder tactics with Mark Cree

Too many anglers are frightened to loosefeed in winter; Mark Cree has won dozens of open matches this winter and he goes completely the other […]

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Cold Water Carp Fishing Strategy with Wayne Issatt

Winter and early spring can be a tough time for specimen carpers but Wayne Issatt shows how you can keep your alarms sounding during the […]

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Nick Speed's River Fishing Tips

We have picked the brains of match fishing star Nick Speed to get his top tips on how to make the most of your swim […]

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Nine Top Barbel Bait Combinations

Our team of top anglers  have put together the best barbel fishing bait combos for using together as feed and on the hook. Scroll down […]

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Winter canal carping with Jake Lund

Top carper Jake Lund has enjoyed a successful winter carp fishing on the UK canal network. In this article he talks about how to locate […]

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Rob Wootton's River Groundbait Mix

Cold winter days can mean tough, clear conditions on rivers in winter so its vitally important to get the feeding right in order to maximise […]

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Bags of Bream on the Method

Targeting bream on large stillwaters can be a bit hit and miss in winter so you need to put everything in your favour to stand […]

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Making the most of winter - Ross Ryder

Want to improve your catch rate when fishing for carp in winter? Ross Ryder reveals his tips on catching carp in the cold including locating […]

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Early Autumn 2017 - Tony Gibson's Angling Blog

Tony Gibson enjoyed arguably his best ever autumn since joining the Dynamite team, landing several notable fish including his first ever UK fifty thanks to […]

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Get on the pellet cone for winter success

It might be the halfway house between the bomb and the feeder, but when it comes to catching winter carp, there’s no half-measures where the […]

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Crave and CompleX-T produce the goods on Belgium Canal

Dan Cleary took Crave and CompleX-T boilies to Belgium and tore apart a stretch of canal, landing no less than seven fish including  a monster 46lb […]

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RAM- The Red-Amo maggot secret bait trick

  Carper Craig McEvoy has been enjoying  ‘his best season ever’ after discovering a bait trick which has helped him record some of his best […]

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How to make the Chocolate Breadstick

The neat trick which carp cant resist… Every year, when the first frosts hit our stillwaters, match anglers up and down the country turn to […]

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Ben Cooper's Top Winter Carp Fishing Tips

If you want to up your catch rate and learn more about how to catch carp in winter including what boilies work best and how […]

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CompleX-T gives Dave Williams a memorable year

Dynamite’s Dave Williams has enjoyed a cracking year catching some stunning carp on the Yateley complex. Dave has mainly been using boilies and products from […]

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How to catch river carp

Fishing for river carp is the last true undertaking an angler can make, if they want to catch a ‘never before’ caught fish. Adam Sharpe […]

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French carp just love Red Amo - Phillip Kingsbury

Carper Phillip Kingsbury talks about how Monster Tiger Nut Red Amo helped him to a memorable carp fishing trip in France. Phil used them with […]

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Paul Elt Perch Fishing River Great Ouse

Paul Elt fishes worm and maggots with a little flavouring of XL Worm to catch perch on the River Great Ouse. This is a great […]

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Slide your way to silverfish success with Sam Collett

The slider float may well be under used these days, but Dynamite Baits’ Sam Collett reckons it’s a real edge on deep-water venues. Is there […]

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"Polly's Method of the Month" - Dobbing Bread

As the first frosts start to come, the water temperature starts to fall and your catch rate will naturally slow. But, there is a tactic […]

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My best session - Kristof Cuderman

My last fishing session in Croatia was my most successful session ever. Cold nights and surprisingly warm days for this time of the year made […]

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Hot Fish - A Proven European 'Big Fish' Catcher

Hot Fish & GLM boilies have been developed in conjunction with big fish angler and former world record holder Emir Caro. This boilie simply has […]

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An eventful start to the season - Paul Elt

I’ve enjoyed some superb sport over the last few months targeting a variety of species. Early summer I decided on a trip down south, searching […]

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Late Summer 2017 - Tony Gibson's Angling Blog

Once the carp has started spawning I usually start thinking about other summer species to target, especially catfish, as they are usually in good condition […]

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Ryan Gibson - Learning the trade

As a team angler, an upcoming match can always be a daunting process. No one wants to be the ‘blow out’. This particular match was […]

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Grant's Top Groundbait guide

Top matchman Grant Albutt reveals his top groundbait mixes and the best ways to mix them for fishing on stillwaters, canals and rivers… Groundbait is […]

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A Caccia di Mirror di Thomas Santandrea

Decido di partire alla volta di un lago del nord Italia per cercare di catturare alcune delle mirror carp più grandi presenti. Il meteo non […]

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Take pole position on your local river

Don’t neglect the pole when looking to fish on a river, the advantages it brings might just surprise you, says Mark Perkins…   Think of […]

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A moment that will stay with me for life - Ashley James

After fishing three different lakes in three nights and walking around another five in and around the Nord area in France we finally found a […]

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Low Key Pre-baiting - Wayne Iszatt

Pre-baiting is a trick anglers have used for years to bring fish in, but Wayne Iszatt uses pre-baiting to clear as well as draw… What […]

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"Polly's Method of The Month" - Chopped Worm On Natural Venues

This method can be used all year round, but it comes into its own when the weather gets colder. My approach is very simple, but […]

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Grant Albutt - Catch one up, two down...

Feeder fishing is one of those tactics that everyone thinks is ‘easy’ to do. And it is, as long as you do it right. There […]

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The World Carp Classic 2017

This years Dynamite sponsored World Carp Classic certainly lived up to its name as a classic. The scene was set with a return to Lac […]

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Army Angling Championship - Ryan Gibson

Ryan Gibson looks back at the recent Army Angling Championships on the Tidal River Trent, Tunnel Barn Farm and Coventry Canal… Friday 1st September – Inter […]

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River Float Championship

The annual Dynamite “River Float Championship” took place on the River Trent last week with the chosen stretch to do battle between Nottingham and Newark. […]

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A worth while move - Ross Ryder

I arrived at Horton Kingsmead 1 late one Friday afternoon, with the memorial of the late Del Smith that Saturday the lake was packed with […]

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Dynamite at the World Carp Classic 2017

The World Carp Classic is almost here and we’ll have plenty of coverage from the event online over the next week… We’re are very happy […]

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Early Summer 2017 - Tony Gibson's Angling Blog

In Tony’s latest blog for he reflects on the early summer months culminating with a stunning carp from an impromptu floater fishing session… The summer […]

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Barford and Decoy Wins for Wiles

Matt Wiles reports on two summer festival victories, most recently in the 4 day event at Barford and earlier in the 3 day competition at […]

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Horton Result for Ryder

I had arrived at Horton for my third trip since joining in April, the wind was picking up that day from the south west and […]

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Junior Match Aid Result for Rob Swan

Young angler Rob Swan reports on an exciting 3 day festival at Partridge Lakes… Following my jam packed week at the fantastic Lindholme Lakes complex […]

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Dynamite Golden Ticket Experience

The Dynamite “Golden Ticket” is our hugely popular annual competition we’ve had the privilege to run since first getting involved in the World Carp Classic […]

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New PB for Thomas Cywka on Red-Amo & Complex-T

Professional footballer Thomas Cywka made the most of the end of season break with a his 2nd trip of the year to France… This summer […]

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Canal Carping - Jake's Blog

Since my success on the canal at the start of the season a lot has changed. The carp in the canal have spawned and spread […]

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Bombay Barbel

Barbel are being stocked into more and more stillwaters these days. Not only are they doing well, on many waters they are well over double-figures. […]

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Time out of the Office

A few years ago I was shown a stretch of river I’d never visited before… the pinnacle of fishing for me…a stretch of river that […]

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Spring 2017 - Tony Gibson's Angling Blog

My last blog entry ended up with a description of the lead in to my first 2-night session on my main bream/tench water for the […]

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Five tips for quick overnighters - Dan Cleary

I’ve been doing ‘quick’ overnighters in between work for nearly 30-years now, on a variety of waters from rivers, canals and lakes to club waters, […]

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One of the A-team on CompleX-T

After finishing work on Saturday I decided to squeeze in a few hours on a little pit I’ve recently fished. I turned up around 5 […]

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Junior Fish 'O' Mania Champion - Will McCranor

I recently qualified for Junior Fish ‘O’ Mania and was really looking forward to it as it’s a really fun day out and there’s also […]

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Fish'O'mania champion - Kayleigh Smith

I knew that to be in with a real chance of winning the match I would need to catch shallow. I arranged a practice session […]

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Fish small to catch big - Leanne Knott

If you want to catch a few Trent barbel you almost need to target the bream. And no, I haven’t taken leave of my senses! […]

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Quick hit carping - Ian Smith

In this high-pressured modern world, many of us are not always in the privileged position of being able to ‘session fish’ every time we visit […]

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Mike Bridges - Profiling

In order to constantly develop as an angler you have to be critical of yourself and recognise that there is always room for improvement, regardless […]

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June 16th - Jake's Blog

Spring has been overly busy for me this year and trying to make things happen on the big pit was failing. With this in mind […]

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Matthew Fernandez - spring & early summer tench blog

A double figure tench has been hot on my radar for a long time. So this spring I wanted to put 110% effort into my […]

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A great spring on Yateley Match Lake

After chatting too some good friends, I was persuaded to buy a Farnham angling ticket and target the Match lake in Yateley. This lake still […]

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"Polly's Method of The Month" - Pellet Waggler

Now the water temperature has reached its peak and the fish have spawned, if you love fishing the pellet waggler, then get out there. My […]

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Evenings down the edge

It’s now the time of year that we’re seeing the longest daylight hours and the other side of it is as the night’s start drawing […]

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Dynamite Lindholme Festival Results 2017

Warm weather, big weights and a lake record all added to another enthralling Lindholme Festival as 50 anglers competed for the honours in the five […]

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England International Rob Wootton reveals two of his favourite feeder-fishing edges

With so many big matches based around feeder fishing, it has been this type of angling that I’ve been focusing on this month. With so […]

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Early Spring - Tony Gibson's Angling Blog

With the rivers now closed, it was time for me to concentrate on the stillwaters to try and catch my target species for the early […]

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24 hours of carnage - Ross Ryder

A recent 24 hour session on my local southern syndicate resulted in three lovely mirrors and one of the most memorable trips I’ve ever had. […]

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Lessons learnt in my week at White Acres' Milo festival - Grant Albutt

Day one of the festival and I drew Bolingey peg four. Not the best draw, but I thought could pick up some good match points […]

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The story of a record named “Dynamite" 

At the end of April, my friend, Cosmin Anghelescu and I marked the beginning of the 2017 fishing season with a seven-day fishing trip to […]

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The Pleasure and the Pain

After experiencing a dreadful couple of days fishing the World Cap Classic Qualifier, Dynamite Baits’ Matt Eden’s French trip more than made up for it… […]

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Bucket list carping - Wraysbury WCC Qualifier 2017

Specimen match carp fishing is a wonderful if slightly weird world! It’s an incongruous mix of highly competitive spirit and respect from all those participating. […]

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CompleX-T on the river

With the terrific results that I’d been getting with the barbel while using the CompleX-T it was a big disappointment to find myself incapacitated following […]

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Spring Crucian

This winter has been one of the coldest for a while so I was desperate for that spring warmth! Although this winter was a productive […]

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Spring Haze - The Last Of The Big Five

This spring, I had set myself the challenge of trying to single out a very special carp to me, an old mirror that resided in […]

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Farlows Lake 2 UK Carp Championship Qualifier

The 2017 match season kicked off for Jake Dale & Matt Eden with the UK Carp Championship on Farlows lake 2 between 7th & 9th […]

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Everything you need to know about CompleX-T

CompleX-T is set to be one of the best loved carp fishing boilies in the UK. Created with the help of Terry Hearn, Dynamite’s new […]

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Baiting Strategies - Wayne Iszatt

Bait application and the make up of my pre-baiting mix is a very important part of my angling and something I always put a great […]

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Autumn trip to Lake Šmartinsko in Slovenia

Paul Austin recently returned from a successful 6 day session at the 250 acre Šmartinsko Lake in Slovenia. Along with his mate Lee Minton the […]

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How to prepare flavoured expanders - Rob Wootton

Rob Wooton shows you the best way of preparing your expander pellets… As well as taking on water, Expander Pellets can also take on flavourings, […]

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Record Breaker Cuderman makes it a 50lb+ carp from 11 nations

Kristof Cuderman has broken his own record yet again with the capture of a 25.4kg Romanian carp – The 11th nation where he has caught […]

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Feeding Liquid - Nick Speed

This is the time of the year when applying a bit of strategic thought into a way of plucking out the better stamp fish from […]

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Super Fishmeal Hookbait Tips

  Super fishmeal nuggets were initially designed as a technical soft hook bait for pole fishing and typical rod and line approach on commercial fisheries.  They’re […]

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River Pole Fishing Tips - Mark Pollard

This week I would like to talk about how I approach a river on the pole. The river I am going to talk about has […]

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Make your boilies stand out more

Dynamite boilies are packed full of attractors; both powders and liquids that when in the water start working for you in a number of different […]

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How to make particles PVA friendly

How to make carp fishing feed particles PVA bag friendly.. Mixed particles have long been a favourite bait for all carp and specimen anglers however they […]

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Alexander “Sludge” Hager on how to make his “Sludge Bomb”

In this short guide I describe how I make my hugely successful hookbait – “the Sludge-Bomb”, which has attracted a couple of specimens in the […]

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Surface Fishing Tips

Jake Lund has had some cracking carp from the surface in recent years. With this in mind we asked him to send us his top […]

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Pellet Waggler Fishing Tips - Rob Wootton

Pellet waggler fishing can be one of the most fun and explosive styles of angling and one of the best ways to help you put […]

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Cuderman makes it a 50lb+ carp from nine different nations

Kristof Cuderman set a new record when he landed a 32kg carp during a trip to Bosnia to make it nine different countries where he […]

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Kristof Cuderman makes it a 50lb+ carp from 8 different nations

Carp bagging machine Kristof Cuderman reached new heights this week when he caught his a 50lb to make it eight different countries where he has […]

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Using expanders pellets & how to hook them! - Rob Wootton

Top match ace Rob Wootton reveals how to prepare and hook expander pellets without using a pump… What you need: SwimStim Pro Expander pellets Water […]

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