Ebro Carp and Cats by Lee Pollard
After the terrible winter we have had, with all the rain, snow and chilly winds I thought it was time we headed off to Spain to get amongst the hard fighting river fish on the river Ebro and get away from the cold fishless weather.
When we arrived the river was very low down but looked in great condition, with some lovely slacks and cracking eddies which all hold fish right on the edge of the crease and a perfect place to drop some baits. Once we picked our swim and spots al...
BCAC Preparations By Tim Swain
With the first round of the BCAC’s on the horizon my brother Andy and myself decided to head for Orchard Place to see how it would fish in these difficult conditions.
We arrived in less than ideal weather. It was pouring with rain and it didn’t look like it was going to let up. I hate setting up in the rain but I had my new Extreme barrow to load my kit onto and this comes with a rain cover so kept everything dry for the long walk to my swim. My STI 2 rib brolly took minut...
First proper session on the gulp!....James Hughes
What a last few weeks weather we have had. I had one last chance to fit in one more session on our club water before the season ended. I arrived on the Sunday morning and was fortunate enough to be able to fish thanks to the club chairman as there was a match on. I had to go down the far end of the lake which wasn't all that bad as it sheltered me from the nasty biting north east wind.
I opted to fish a 12mm Cocobanana pop up to the snags on the right hand side of my s...
The last two weeks on the Tarn....Steve Peach
Well the last two weeks of the season on the Tarn proved to be a tough one with the weather being so up and down and the weekends busy and everyone pilling in bait even though the water temperature was low and the fish really were of the feed.
A couple of weeks ago I fished the boards and was pleased on a short overnight session to catch my 100th carp from the tarn this season at 18lbs. The weather was looking good with a warm spell and was hoping to bag a few more fish. But...
Last day of River season – Barford Chub
I managed to get out yesterday afternoon for a last river session of the season.
The weather has been so bad recently I’ve hardly been able to get on the river and do any damage with a good old float attack!
Although conditions were far from ideal I decided to head to Barford near Warwick on the Avon with the intention of catching some chub on the float.
The river was dropping but still a bit pacey and colored, after all the hard frosts and snow this week it also...
New bait...on a fresh water...James Fiddler
After a first successful session on the Gulp! I was bursting to take it to my syndicate water and give it a try, even though the weather is still cold. It’s not easy water at the best of times but with the temperatures rising a few degrees I fancied my chances. I arrived at the lake Friday afternoon to do a couple of nights. There was one guy doing a day session, so I had my pick of the swims. I got setup in a swim that controlled a good section of water, as the fish wouldn't...
Scott Grogans Catch Report.
I started my session with my first ever order of being a new member of the GULP CARP ARMY! And I have to say I am a very proud angler to be a part of this excellent team.
I got tuna and spice and absolutely loved the look and texture of these great boilies and couldn't resist taking them straight down to one of my local lakes willows farm. I started my session with great success and landed my first carp on these tuna and spice weighing in at 17lb 3 oz. of stunning comm...
First Session......Matthew Deakin
First session out since last year due to unforeseen circumstances and what a day I have picked for my short trip, a beautiful frosty morning with thick fog and hardly a breath of wind.
On getting down to the lake I find it to be covered in cat ice (not surprising at -3) so set off on a walk round to see if I can find some clear sheltered areas. I find an area completely ice free giving me a few options and tactics to fish. first things first, get the kettle on for a ni...
Day Session by Bob Naisbitt.
Day Session by Bob Naisbitt.
There is not much difference between this Blog and the one I submitted on the 25th of February accept that it go’s some way in proving that there is nothing wrong in my rig’s and method of fishing them. The rigs that I used on this trip being the same as on my last trip , the bait again a bait that is becoming a firm favourite of mine is the Berkley Gulp Tuna and Spice 12mm and the same in the pop ups
On arriving at the lake the sun is just star...
Thames Perch makes me smile...
I have been searching for a big perch all winter...Finally got one that made me smile....Now I am looking for a 4lb one......lol View gallery