Combat the Crayfish
The Vanishing Act
As hunters one of the best ways to increase our chances is to be stealthy. This applies to the way we look and behave on the bank and also what our presentation looks like below the surface. Camouflage and concealment is how we currently deal with this and hiding things or making them blend in, are the norm.
Catching Carp Off The Top
At this time of year the first pieces of kit to be loaded into my van before setting off from home will be my floater fishing gear.
Tackle up Safely
Ian 'Chilly' Chillcott
Do you know in the past 20 years angling I have only ever come across one tethered carp and I fish a lot of waters, probably more than most, so that statistic would indicate we are getting it right most of the time. However, there is one statistic that frightens me a lot. On the vast majority of waters I have angled, at some point I will encounter a carp towing tackle.
Going the Distance
Like most anglers the majority of my angling takes place within comfortable casting ranges of up to around 100 yards, but on larger venues with open expanses of water there will undoubtedly be occasions when the carp will be located beyond these distances therefore it is important that we are up to speed on how to fish at range…