Solar Tackle team member Ignace de Roeck has proved that you don’t need loads of time to catch big carp.... Read more
“ONE OF THE BEST REELS WE’VE EVER USED.” Lightweight, smooth and great to look at, the Daiwa ISO is simply stunning.
“With a simple design there’s not a lot that can go wrong with the AVX-S. ”
“The Go-to sunglasses for quality and style.”
Having used black aluminium bankwear for some time now, it took some convincing to give stainless another try again. After... Read more
I was lucky enough to get my hands on this bait during the testing phase.
In my test reviews I like to try varying products, from high-end tackle to the more affordable stuff.
Having a few bags of prepared particles in your car can be a godsend when you are caught short on... Read more
Madagascan vanilla, blended nuts and a bespoke creamy liquid make up the Cloudy Manilla liquid, and this super-sweet liquid features... Read more
Among the most accomplished big-fish bait, tiger nuts have a great track record on their own. Sometimes a different hook... Read more
Having a buoyant bait that will remain popped up for long periods is critical to the performance of many modern... Read more
Topping a food bait hook bait with a bright topper has become the norm these days.
Having some spare particle bait in your car during the summer can be really helpful, whether it be to prime... Read more
Utilising the latest in fish care technology the team at Prologic formulated a liquid that performs brilliantly as an antiseptic.
Whether it be mixing bait, or applying it to a margin spot, baiting spoons come handy in your fishing.
A four-piece carp rod is the ideal travel rod or makes the perfect rod for anglers going travelling on the... Read more
Based on the original 60in brolly system, the Low Rider features the space-saving central mechanism that has become popular in... Read more
With both the cork-handled C201 and Duplon D201, the 201 series are stylish yet still shouldn’t be sniffed at for... Read more
Having been in the Nash range for years the Slapheads need no introduction with old-school anglers. More recently Nash went... Read more
Designed and developed in the UK to Team Taska’s exacting standards the new stainless features neat adjustable collars that allow... Read more
Many anglers want to get out on the bank without spending lots of money to do so. The BPX free-spool... Read more
Using a stiff carbon composite handle for rigidity when netting, along with a neat quick-release spreader block, the Cocoon landing... Read more
Experienced and novice anglers alike are being warned to ‘Look Out, Look Up’ for overhead power lines, as National Fishing... Read more
Here is our handy guide to help stop the spread of KHV and help anglers do their bit to help.
We take a look at the Sonik XTI bedchair and lounger, where comfort meets lightweight and functional. “comfort without feeling... Read more
“BRILLIANT RELIABILITY AND YOU RARELY HEAR OF THEM LETTING AN ANGLER DOWN.” Behold… the extensive range of ATT alarms and... Read more
“A SUPER-RELIABLE LUGGAGE SYSTEM that allows you to be efficient on the bank.”
“ANOTHER IMPRESSIVE ADDITION FROM FORTIS.” The Switch Wraps polarised sunglasses from FORTIS offer brilliant non-glare vision in every light level.... Read more
“The bait release of 2016.” With years of testing behind the scenes, June 16th will see the Manilla bait range... Read more
I have been fishing my syndicate recently and it offered both short and longer-range fishing, which meant I was able... Read more
I’ve always liked using white bobbins with a long chain. The first set I bought were just that and I’ve... Read more
Aqua has been making shelters for decades and one thing has been common for all this time.
I am always keen to try different rig bits in a bid to see what I think can benefit my... Read more
A PVA-friendly mix that’s perfect for use in mesh PVA bags or even solid bags.
This high-oil pellet is ideal for use in solid PVA bags or stick mixes.
Liquid additives are highly underused in big-carp fishing but they deliver a huge boost of attraction to any bait.
A high-quality fishmeal, utilising fermented shrimp concentrate, complementing pre-digested liquid fish protein and the Ninja additive with micro sea snails.
With a coarse texture and an element of buoyancy, the Krill is a good constituent for a groundbait mix, where... Read more
With a unique fast-dissolve construction and a tiny 1mm weave, the anti-ladder PVA mesh range is ideal for four-season use.
Using a unique ceramic blade, the Shure Cut scissors make light work of thin monofilaments and braided hook-link material without... Read more
An easy-strip, lake-bed-matched coating covers a high-quality Dyneema to create the Finskin hook link.
With all the qualities of a big-pit reel and a compact design, the BPX looks the part on both 12ft... Read more
With shorter rods for stalking being hugely beneficial, JRC has brought out the Stealth range just for that.
With three years of development having gone into these hooks, the Cryogen range utilises a unique cryogenic tempering process that... Read more
With an easy to use design, the T-bar scales coupled with the dual screen allow you to weigh large carp... Read more
With anglers always mindful of travelling light, check out the Easy Night System (ENS).
An unbelievable Red Letter session has been enjoyed by Solar Tackle team member Ignace De Roeck. In just 24 hours... Read more
“A great retainer, with all the optimum fixtures.”
Bait-Tech is regarded highly for its brilliant range of pre-prepared particles.
Well regarded as a Mainline classic pop-up flavour, the white Milky Toffee has accounted for some truly phenomenal captures over... Read more
Created by finely milling whole peanuts into a super-fine powder, the Peanut Meal from Spotted Fin is packed with all... Read more
Often the smallest sizes of boilie commercially available is 10mm. The team at Mad Baits has complemented its range of... Read more
With an eye for quality, the alarms from the guys at Edwards Custom Upgrades have had a huge impact over... Read more
Spotted Fin has hit the market with a huge range of bait products and fishing tackle in recent months. We... Read more
With fully taped seams, waterproof zips and high-quality lightweight synthetic insulation, this is the ideal coat if you are caught... Read more
If you are the type of angler who likes to carry oodles of pop-ups around with you when you’re on... Read more
A compact and efficient stove made from stainless steel, offering you a durable source of heat for cooking, or simply... Read more
With the likes of Steve ‘The Apache’ Cliff having huge hits of big carp on the 4mm pellets from the... Read more
Max says: I am always interested in seeing what companies have to offer with regard to their more affordable products.... Read more
“Lightweight, comfortable and very cheap.”
2016 saw the launch of the debut reel from ESP. After over a year of development, with the likes of... Read more
There’s often an angling situation that you come across and are unsure how to tackle it. We ask MYLES GIBSON... Read more
NICK BURRAGE extols the virtues of fishing a bait popped up off the lead and how it can improve your... Read more
Drifting weed can be a problem as the year goes on. As it dies off it breaks and drifts away,... Read more
We have invited European carp anglers from all over Europe to send us in some blogs about their local spots.... Read more
There are so many good quality baits available straight off the shelf (or out of the bait freezer) these days... Read more
As I entered the gate at Emperor Lakes I couldn’t help but feel a certain excitement because I knew I... Read more
I have asked to highlight the top five things in my bait bucket. Now I'm not sure about other anglers... Read more
A popular way to fish that has seen me have very successful sessions is with luncheon meat. You can pick... Read more
Guest blogger Shane Knappert of Mad Baits Media team gives us his thoughts on winter fishing
Around November time my main... Read more
To set the scene a little, I found my passion for carp fishing in summer 2011.To begin with, it was... Read more
Since my last blog my life has been very busy with family and work and I have now joined the... Read more
I finished my last blog with a right character from Bluebell’s Kingfisher Lake, and boy did that light my fire... Read more
To all who don't know me, I am a 24-year-old Leicestershire lad. I've fished a lot of the popular day-ticket... Read more
It’s been a while since I wrote for the Advanced Carp Fishing web page; I think it was in the... Read more
I was building up to what would be an excessive amount of time on the bank in a short period... Read more