The Big Red Carp Fishing Blog
Ken Townley's boilie recipe worked a treat for first time boilie maker Chris Jones
I think most carp anglers would agree that summer is by far the most productive time of the year for catching carp. They are at their most active and they seem prepared to eat just about anything.
Recently the fishing for most of the lakes that I angle upon has been rather slow and I put this down to the huge amounts of free protein readily available to the fish – i.e. tadpoles and small frogs, and judging by the amount of small amphibians hopping all around the margins…it was no wonder.
Most of my fishing over the last month or so has been short sessions of between three and five hours. So this time around I thought I would run through how I approach short session fishing…
As the coarse fishing season on England’s rivers gets underway, the Environment Agency reveals its top 10 facts you never knew about fish...
In this the second article that I wrote for Tim Paisley I look back at my first tentative steps into the more complex world of HNVs, HERNVs, enzymes and aminos. In the clear light of today's more modern thinking, most of what follows is naive not to say just plain wrong, but if you don't try you never learn so read what follows while wearing a pair of 1980s glasses!