Category Archives: big pit reels

Ian’s Pike


My friend Ian has been fishing since he was a young lad. He started around the waters of London in the days gone by when potatoes were hook baits and the hair rig was just being born. He then moved … Continue reading

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Quick Overnighter


Quick mid week Overnighter and change of lake, as I need to get back on here. Richard

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Trip 28 Carp Fishing- 2019


I’m out for 3 nights with Ian on the Airfield Lake, after a lot of walking and discussion, we finally settled on a swim.  The big issue we had was the lack of seeing fish, the cold east wind but … Continue reading

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Trip 26 Carp Fishing- 2019


I have the chance of another weekend, just as the school Easter break starts and my Dad is down to help look after the girls.  This is so I can carry on gardening and the kids don’t have to go … Continue reading

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Observation Is The key To Success 


Is observation the paramount key to success in carp fishing?  I believe it is as it encompasses so many key factors. I even feel that with the best bait in the world, you can still fail to catch unless you … Continue reading

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Trip 63 Carp Fishing – 2018


Well, I can’t believe another season has passed by on the Airfield Lake.  It’s still a real shame we can’t fish any Winter months.  When I say Winter, I suppose it’s really Autumn months.  We only get September (October would … Continue reading

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Trip 59 Carp Fishing – 2018


I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to fish a midweek night and I was soon down the lake, armed with a few ideas from some Deeper mapping on my last trip.  Unfortunately, the wind was pushing nicely into … Continue reading

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Trip 53 Carp Fishing – 2018


I had the opportunity to do two nights this weekend and with a change in the weather. It was perfect timing, a drop in temperature and a good bit of wind a rain pushing through over the next few days.  … Continue reading

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Trip 52 Carp Fishing – 2018


I have managed to get out for another midweek overnights, this time there is no rush back, as the wife has kindly offered to take the kids to their holiday club.  I have no work on, as the sun/heat has … Continue reading

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Trip 49 Carp Fishing – 2018


With a break in the weather passing through this weekend, I was very keen to get on the lake.  With a few family things on, there was only one option – two quick overnights over the weekend.  The pressure had … Continue reading

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