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In one of most fascinating features ever, LEWIS READ reveals everything you will ever need to know about carp hooks.
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LEWIS READ concludes his enthralling two-part feature, exposing myths about common carp hooks.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/10 Tips for Tackling Tricky Venues 08-09.pdf
Circuit-waer veteran LEWIS READ reveals how to go about tackling tricky venues and wily carp.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/An Introduction to PVA.pdf
In the early 1980’s Gardner launched the first PVA product specifically for use in carp fishing.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Bait From Another Angle.pdf
One of the most crucial aspects of any type of angling is the bait you use…
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Barbel Rigs – The Art of Simplicity.pdf
We were delighted when Neil Wayte joined our development Team to work on the new Barbel Range…
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Its Time For Big Perch.pdf
CF contributor Alan Stagg knows that big perch are waiting to be caught right now, at a commercial fishery near you. And here are his top tips for super spring action with the ‘Striped Sergeant Major’.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Winter Barbel Fishing.pdf
When it comes to netting his share of winter barbel, Alan Stagg is the kiddie. Here he gives you an insight into how he does what he does. And there’s no smoke and mirrors, whistles and bells. It’s simple and it’s straightforward.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Small River Perching.pdf
Alan Stagg loves to get among some big stripeys and he reckons the time has never been better as this beautiful predator gorges on crayfish and mitten crabs.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Maggot Attack.pdf
Lewis Read looks at two different ways of presenting one of the greatest winter baits of all time – MAGGOTS!
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Fine Line.pdf
Thinking angler Lewis Read shows you how fining down the approach in winter can help to achieve more cold water bites.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Waiting Game – Part 1.pdf
In the first part of a new series, Gardner Tackle’s Neil Wayte reveals how it’s possible to catch chub in the harshest of conditions. All you need is a little patience…
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Waiting Game – Part 2.pdf
The best Top specialist Neil Wayte has been enjoying great sport with big perch this winter and we’ve persuaded him to reveal the rig that’s been doing the business.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Waiting Game – Part 3.pdf
Tough early spring conditions mean you need to think very carefully about your bream approach. Gardner Tackle’s Neil Wayte provides some timely pointers.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Up close for deep-water Bream.pdf
In the first instalment of a short series, top southern specialist Sam Meeuwissen explains how the rarely used fl oat leger can give you an edge on deep-water venues.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Be Prepared for Tench.pdf
Southern specialist Sam Meeuwissen looks at what it takes to ensure you enjoy a great day’s tench
fishing on the feeder.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Catch on Every Session.pdf
Big Fishing Expert LEWIS READ slips a sizeable carp into his net as he demonstrates how you can enjoy success on day-ticket venues, even unfamiliar ones.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Ultimate Carp Trap.pdf
Innovative Big-Fish angler Chris Felton has developed a lead to nail the wariest carp. He reveals all right here.
Gardner Tackle product-development manager LEWIS READ believes that choosing the right lead can be the difference between failure and success.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Keepin it Real.pdf
In a brand-new series, noted big-fish anglers reveal how they approach waters that us lesser mortals face on a regular basis. First up it’s JOHN ELMER…
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Catch Carp On The Float.pdf
Using a float can be a great tactic for tackling pressured carp. PHIL KINGSBURY explains how he has used it to bank fish to over 50lb.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Top Ten Zig Tips.pdf
Master the neglected art of zig rigging and you will catch more carp this spring. Luckily, our expert, Lewis Read, is on hand to show you his best zig edges.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Essential Guide to Fluorocarbon.pdf
LEWIS READ explains how to incorporate fluorocarbon into your approach so that you can slip the net under more carp on your next session.
Do your rigs eject the lead unnecessarily and our your lead systems the right ones for the job? According to Lewis Read it’s an often overlooked problem.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Flying the Flag.pdf
I think it’s fair to say that the fishing is pretty good here in the UK. We’ve always been blessed with excellent condidtions for angling so it’s no suprise that pur sport has blossomed here.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/From The Surface.pdf
Like many angling disciplines; surface fishing is an art form all of it’s own; perfect for targeting individual fish but equally suitable for a day’s fun fishing on a more prolific venue.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Over The Moon.pdf
Lewis Read goes to the heart of the Berkshire countryside to see if CEMEX Angling’s Theale Two will surrender any of its mythical monsters.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Prime Time Perching.pdf
Ah, the Striped Sergeant Major, more commonly known as the perch. A big, splendid fish, bold of stripe, and full of indignation should you catch one. Alan Stagg loves this fierce-looking predator and here he explains how you can catch your share in the coldest months of the year.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/A Guide to Autumn Barbel.pdf
Alan Stagg reveals why he thinks the autumn is best for barbel and advises that a short session “hit and run” approach is often the one to go for.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Give Em Some Groundbait.pdf
Ever thought about incorporating groundbait into your basic barbel approach? Big fish ace Alan Stagg has been experimenting for several months and he insists it could be the way to some bigger, better catches in the future.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Big Prizes From Small Waters.pdf
Alan Stagg loves his piking in the winter and this month he recalls a couple of glorious days chasing the freshwater shark on a tiny river pool.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Fun Along The Way.pdf
Alan Stagg loves his fishing, whether it is the studied pursuit of a monster or time spent on the bank with a mate or two, with fun top of the agenda. This month he describes a day out on a shallow council-owned lake with pal Matt Ekins.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Big Summer Barbel.pdf
Targeting big barbel from small rivers is one of Alan Stagg’s favourite types of fishing. Here he points you in the right direction if you want to pick the cream of the crop from your local river.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Big Pit Tench.pdf
Alan Stagg reveals how he gets to grips with big pit tench. The waters can be daunting but that’s no reason to stay clear. Here’s how to fish them.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Springing On The Summer Pit.pdf
I always look forward as the temperature begins to rise signalling spring is on its way. This means one thing to me, it is time to dust off my light gear and head for the nearest lake with crucian carp in it.
Alan Stagg is a man who loves to target catfish from time to time. This mysterious, hard-fighting foreign species is now finding its way into more and more British waters. Absorb the expert advice given here and you could soon find yourself in pussy heaven!
When the forecast is for persistent rain in the autumn and winter, Gardner and Sonubaits-backed Alan Stagg rubs his hands in glee. It’s time for barbel, if you don’t mind a little bit of mud underfoot.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Try Small Baits for Big Chub.pdf
ALAN STAGG looks at chub fishing in the autumn and winter using small baits like maggots in a feeder or PVA bag. Both methods have their advantages and disadvantages – here’s what he uses and why.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Bounty Hunter.pdf
A certain Thames tributary had fascinated CF regular Alan Stagg for some time – but little did he know what lay in store for him when he finally bought a ticket.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Rudd On The Radar.pdf
Scardinius erythrophthalmus – better known as the rudd, was Alan Stagg’s new target species for his latest Coarse Fisherman assignment. Soggy sleeping bags and heavy rain ensued … but he succeeded in his quest.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Perch Experiments.pdf
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/The Ultimate Field Test.pdf
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/In The Silt.pdf
Silt! Who would want to put a hookbait in that? Well I would, for one simple reason: it is often full of bloodworms!
It’s that time of year again, and here’s me thinking the planet is supposed to be warming up! After the last few years let’s see what happens this winter. It’s been reasonably mild up to now, fingers crossed, and long may it continue.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Get Ready for France.pdf
Fancy some of that French carping? Tony has a few tips to make your trip a success.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Welcome to the Jungle.pdf
Tony describes how he tackles thick weed and deep silt.
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Winter Price Freeze.pdf
Last time I wrote about the benefits of a bulk bait deal, but there are other options available if you can’t afford to take advantage of a bulk offer. One such option would be to roll your own bait at home.
It’s nearly over; winter, that is! The evenings are already starting to push on with darkness here in Cornwall falling around 6pm. Surely we have seen the worst of it now? (he asks, looking at the sleet on the window…).
Winter is on its way and you need to be prepared for it, says Tony Welch!
https://gardnertackle.co.uk/wp-content/pdfs/previous/Spring into summer.pdf
Now spring is over we move into the summer. Indeed spawning may already be over and done with where you are. Tony gives uyou a few things to consider as we move into the summer months.
LEWIS READ explains how to suit the baits you use to the cold conditions and catch more carp as a result.
With the onset of the cold weather, LEWIS READ reveals how to adapt your rigs to ensure that this winter is one to remember.
Even when the conditions are against you there are plenty of carp to be caught. Now’s the time to use the quieter banks and shorter daylight hours to your advantage.