Bubble float - Surface fishing Bubble float fishing I reserve for those summer evenings when you know the fish are on the surface. Free lining with bread is possible when Carp are close in, but when they are further out a bubble float is needed. Partly filling the float with water adds enough weight to make casting much easier. … [Read more...] about Surface fishing with a Bubble float
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A return visit to the upper Adur in the hope of catching some Chub. Last time, armed with float gear and maggots I caught dozens of hand size Roach and Chub. This time with an Avon quiver tip rod and Luncheon meat, I planed to rove this short stretch called Cemetery Wood in search of bigger fish. … [Read more...] about River Carp but no Chub
Just one Carp from another afternoon trip to my local lake on a quest for Carp. After a cold snap with frosts and hail, this is the first chance to go fishing with the weather warming up. I thought it was going to be "one of those days", because on the first cast to a swim on the far side, I managed to cast right over the lake and on to the far bank. I had to walk round to the … [Read more...] about Just one Carp again
First Carp from a local lake This is my first session fishing for Carp this year. It's April 6th and is the warmest day so far with sunshine and a light west wind. The forecast is for the weather to break down tomorrow and remain cold and wet for the next week, so I hope to catch a first Carp or two in this window of fine weather. Swim choice is very important this time of … [Read more...] about First Carp of 2016