Monthly Archives: December 2020

Tackle Old to New – My Journey


How it all came about for me, discovering tackle. When I first started carp fishing seriously (most weekends and some nights), I was on a garden chair under a brolly trying to stay up as long as possible and sleeping … Continue reading

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Trip 67 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 48 Hours   This is it folks!  My last trip of 2020 and the last on Meadow Lake for some months.  I start a new adventure on a new syndicate for 2021 and … Continue reading

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Trip 66 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 95 Hours When I come home from my last session I always start to plan for my next.  With this in mind, I spotted a wet, warmer front was due to arrive over Saturday night … Continue reading

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How I write


I’m sure most of you wonder if I write my blogs about each trip, at home after the session or as the trip progresses? I love to write at the moment of the session.  I think this brings out a … Continue reading

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Booster Sprays


Booster Sprays are a concentrated flavour to really give your hookbait that extra pulling power. Spray it onto your hookbait, PVA bag, ground bait or zigs to create a halo of attraction which starts kicking off the moment it hits … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas to all my readers and followers. Enjoy Richard

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Catalyst Range


With carp slowing down and grouping up in lakes all over the country it’s even more imperative to have a palatable bait in the cold water. Catalyst is a genuine year-round boilie that kicks out attraction even in the lowest … Continue reading

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Deeper Winter Special Deal


If you have ever thought of getting a Deeper Chirp+ or Pro+?  NOW is the time.  They’re offering (for a short time only) a great winter deal.  With my discount code there is an extra 5% off online! @Buydeeper DEEPER-H-ADHVIO … Continue reading

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The perfect winter wafter


Is this your perfect winter wafter ?.. The Catalyst Natural Wafter. Available in 12×15, 15×18 dumbbells and 15mm Rounds. https://spottedfin.com/product/catalyst-natural-wafters-2/                  

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Trip 65 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 48 Hours I’m back out for another few nights, in the hope of a winter carp.  it’s still hard going, but you have to be in it to win it as they say. … Continue reading

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