Banksticks or Rod Pod’s – Which Should You Use And When?

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Banksticks or Rod Pod’s – Which Should You Use And When?

Rod Pod Or Banksticks? Deciding what to use when it comes to rod pods and banksticks is relatively straightforward, but something that could be debated for some time. Typically, it is down

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The Ins and Outs of Baiting Needles and Drills

Baiting Needle These are very inexpensive and really handy to have, especially for tough boilies or halibut pellets. With most boilies, you can just push the baiting needle through, others you can’t.

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What Are Rig Swivels and Why You Should Use Them

Again, like the scissors, this isn’t going to be lengthy but – get some swivels, they are useful and handy to have at hand. Anti-glare finish and a decent breaking

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Boilie Stoppers For Hair Rigs

These are to hold your bait on the hair, they thread through a loop on the end of the hair. They are little pieces of plastic and can be really

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Fishing Hooks I Use For Carp Fishing

Sharp hooks These are critical in my opinion; you absolutely must have sharp hooks. If you haven’t got sharp hooks at the lakeside, you may as well be sitting there

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The Best Scissors To Use… Period

The explanation doesn’t require much detail, but you need scissors to cut your line, cut your boilie stops, cut anti-tangle tubing etc. Any will do, but the sharper the better.

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Which Fishing Weights / Leads To Use

Today I’m just going to run you through my thoughts on fishing leads also known as fishing weights, when to use them, with what rig and how to get the

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Which Fishing Line To Use For Carp

My suggestion is 10lb+ monofilament fishing line, simply because braid is banned as a mainline on most of my local waters. I’m currently using 15lb Daiwa Sensor monofilament – It came

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Carp Fishing Reels – The Good and The “Don’t Bother”

My first reels are Shimano 10000RA baitrunner reels – they have proved to be an excellent starter fishing reel and the action of the reel is pretty smooth. The baitrunner clutch is at the back, some people

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Which Carp Fishing Rod

So, back to the rods – what do you need? I still have my bargain rods which are Oakwood Carp; these are 12ft 2 piece rods and have a test curve