Winter is without doubt the hardest time of year to catch carp. The water temperature has dropped, there is a lack of daylight to keep the carp active and the natural food larders have all but fallen back.
Adam Clewer has a different take on the well-known adage!
By definition, human nature nearly always seeks to retain things that are working until the very end of their usefulness.
There’s no such thing as not enough time, say Julian Cundiff.
During the course of a year I am in touch with literally hundreds of carp anglers over many carp fishing issues, and many times the big moan they have is that they don’t have enough time to go fishing ‘properly’.
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.