Competence in the Cold

Kodex angler Mark Foster gives us the low-down on his winter tactics.

Winter carp fishing has its disadvantages. It is cold, muddy, and offers fewer captures and daylight hours. However, carp are generally at their peak weight and condition, the banks are quieter, and there is a better choice of swims.

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Getting Linched

Scott Lloyd takes us back to an incredible day on one of the finest day-ticket fisheries in the land, Linch Hill’s Christchurch Lake.

I had been fishing on Linch Hill’s Christchurch Lake for a few months on and off, depending on work and the family.

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The Edge of Autumn

Mark Holmes has used many edges over the years to keep catching and one of his biggest is indeed the edge. No, it’s not bait but a simple tactic, often mentioned but rarely used.

Often I get labelled as being a little off the wall with my approach to catching carp. In my slide shows this year I have revealed a few edges that catch me bonus carp.

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Don’t Lose the Buzz

Perry Alabaster takes a break, sorts out his gear and pays a visit to Elphicks.

After five seasons of concentrating on the same venue, I’ll be the first to admit that my fishing was in danger of becoming a little stale recently.

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