Ricky Thomas Articles

Carp Fishing – First Night Success – By Ricky Knight

With the weather being amazingly mild for December, and the fish still feeding, there was never a better opportunity to get out and do some fishing and filming before a cold snap materialized and put a halt to the activity. I had been planning on fishing at a different venue initially; however I saw [...]

Carp Fishing – Kracking Forty – By Ricky Knight

With the weather warming up, I really fancied a shot at trying to catch the three remaining fish that have eluded me so far from the Kracking carp day ticket lake at Anglers Paradise in Devon. The plan was to target the venues common's using hemp, mixed with corn and crushed/chopped Mainline Cell. Having [...]

Carp Fishing – A New County Record – By Ricky Thomas

I arrived at Anglers Paradise Kracking Carp lake at around 9am, to find a big 40mph South Westerly wind pushing down the lake into peg 4 as expected. With an empty lake it was obvious that's peg 4 was going to be the place to be with the mild conditions. On my walk around the [...]

Carp Fishing – Third Time Lucky – By Ricky Thomas

As work had been super busy, I was really looking forward to having two weeks off and getting some bank time in whilst on holiday. I had recently finished a feature for the Angling Times on the Kracking Carp Lake at Anglers Paradise and I found myself with another three deadlines looming. Two of the [...]

Super Singles by Ricky Thomas

Cool water carp fishing can be challenging in comparison to other seasons. The fish are generally grouped up in numbers, meaning location becomes even more important in the early spring months. With very few shows or signs of fish, location can become difficult and this is where a mobile approach using very little bait can [...]

How to catch a day ticket thirty by Ricky Thomas

The venue With so many big carp day ticket venues dotted around the country, the modern day carp angler has become spoilt for choice. Catching a big day ticket carp is no walk in the park; most are heavily pressured and have seen almost everything. Although difficult, there are a few things to help you [...]

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