The three main items of cookware help to make mealtime by the lake more enjoyable, with the Saber kettle on... Read more
The Saber scales are very easy to use, with a fluorescent pointer making readings nice and clear. The scales can... Read more
What a way to kick off 2017! Solar Tackle boss Martin Locke has just returned from his first session of... Read more
A full modular system finished in understated graphics with a lush green colour, the System Select luggage provides a complete... Read more
Get your self-takes on point this year with the superb bankstick adaptor kit from RIDGEMONKEY.
With a huge amount of anglers... Read more
We all know that the key to keeping your feet warm when it comes to boots is combining them with... Read more
Test Bed We all know that the key to keeping your feet warm when it comes to boots is combining... Read more
With lightness in mind I took a look at how I could get my rod holdall weight down to a... Read more
Having used a nut-based boilie for my usual winter fishing, I wanted a creamy liquid to complement the bait but... Read more
In the interest of thinning down my gear further to the bare essentials I wanted a carryall that was considerably... Read more
Using its extensive knowledge of flavours from years of tried and tested research, the Elite range combines famous blends to... Read more
It’s that time of year again where single hook baits can often be the most effective method of catching carp.... Read more
The ultimate boilie air-dry system that features separate compartments to allow you to air-dry several sizes of boilies in one... Read more
A high-attract bag mix can be the key to winter success, especially when you are trying to keep the food... Read more
With lightness and easy pack down speed in mind, the Scope Flat Mat is perfect for the angler who doesn’t... Read more
The Rolls-Royce of carp fishing reels!
We reviewed the Techlite last month for the Reviews 101 section in the magazine and it more than warranted a... Read more
A reliable mono is a must when faced with big-fish situations. The Loaded comes in a dark olive green coloration... Read more
We check out the Berkley Connect + range, which offers a myriad of main line options to the dedicated carp... Read more
I am a bit of a clothing fanatic, so when these hoodies came into the office I was keen to... Read more
Packed with a huge variety of proven attractors, Complex-T has been created in development with Terry Hearn to deliver boilies... Read more
A light, attractive groundbait is a great alternative to bigger coarse particles in autumn. Whether it is for use in... Read more
Throwing sticks offer a neat spread of bait over an area. Add to this their undoubted distance ability and they... Read more
Storage bags that are waterproof are essential all year round. Sometimes there are those certain essentials that you don’t want... Read more
A reliable coated hook link is a must and the Synx is just that. It has a super abrasion-resistant coating... Read more
With all the features that UK carp anglers have come to expect on an alarm in the form of tone,... Read more
A super-lightweight chair designed for the mobile or day angler who wants a comfortable chair that can be folded away... Read more
The latest government statistics show that angling participation has increased over the last 12 months as anglers head out to... Read more
Check out this 40lb+ mirror landed by Solar Tackle team member Ignace de Roeck.
Incredibly, he also landed mirrors of 36lb+... Read more
A very special autumn capture from a low-stock, ‘forgotten’ pit has made Solar Tackle team member Alain Servaes’ autumn season.... Read more
Keeping essentials safe and dry is hard when the weather takes a turn. These neat stuff sacks vary in size... Read more
The first 13ft application rod made by Greys. Specifically designed for fishing at extreme range with relative ease, this powerful... Read more
With blanket weed and leafy detritus covering feeding spots in the autumn and winter months, a neat weed rake can... Read more
These hooks have hit the shelves with a veritable thud, this range has made quite the impression on the big-carp... Read more
A dark green, lightweight jacket that’s perfect for throwing on to protect you from a downpour. Featuring a laminated material,... Read more
A great track record with many an angler, the Live System boilies’ sweet, creamy aroma, coupled with the superb milk... Read more
To complement its boilie range, Mainline also has the products to produce the bait from scratch. The Activator liquid is... Read more
Taken from the sea and processed into these neat nuggets of high-attract natural bait, Krill Clusters harness the natural omega... Read more
Whether it be wrecking the mesh or snapping the handle, I have gone through my fair share of landing nets.... Read more
Retainers are a carp fishing essential these days, so a good one is a must; escapees are not what you... Read more
Lightweight and super-smooth, the Ultegra Ci4+ offers big-pit performance in a compact outfit.
Made from top-quality materials with a neat camou pattern, we take a look at the new Camo Puffa range from... Read more
We compare four sleeping bags to find out which one is best for your budget.
Having used the Ultra Skin exclusively for the last few months, I have had plenty of time to put it... Read more
I like to be warm when fishing but I am not keen to be weighed down by heavy coats.
The olive colour looks awesome alongside your carpy attire. Added to this, there are unique elasticated sunglasses retainers on each... Read more
An alternative hook bait can often generate extra captures in a season. The truly unique Kryston Bogey is one such... Read more
A cushioning line clip and superb cranking power are a must for a spod reel. The DL Black Edition has... Read more
LEADING carp angler and tackle manufacturer Kevin Nash is asking anglers to support vital research that could end the catastrophic... Read more
Solar Tackle team member Wesley Lagaert’s incredible autumn season just gets better and better. Again, fishing mid-week overnighters between shifts... Read more
Incredibly, Solar Tackle team member Wesley Lagaert has landed a second trio of thirties from in just over a week.
Getting... Read more
Solar Tackle staff member Barry Minns enjoyed a productive 48-hour session on a Kent club water, landing 3 commons to... Read more
Pre-baiting an area on a local gravel pit in northeast France, Solar Tackle team member Thomas Mascha dropped in to... Read more
2016 saw the launch of the debut reel from ESP. After over a year of development, with the likes of... Read more
For people that don’t know Mike Starkey, his carp fishing career is nothing short of astounding. Having fished some of... Read more
French carping ace VIRGIL BAYLE documents his time on a low-stock big pit in the wilds of France targeting its... Read more
Eager to get among the fish of the Monks Pit syndicate, ED BETTERIDGE finds success on his twelfth night by... Read more
Over the festive period bank time became less of a priority but I was fortunate enough to blag a day session with... Read more
Bank time has been hard to come by over the last month or so for one reason or another. I... Read more
I set off to the lake at first light in the hope of seeing a few fish. After an initial... Read more
The Campaign Angle
Buoyed by the sight of Tyson on his previous trip, ED BETTERIDGE went straight to the spot where... Read more
JONNY CHADWICK explains why he loves fishing the busy park lakes on Manchester.
Before fishing weeded swims Jonny likes to... Read more
As some are aware I run www.facebook.com/homemadeboiliesand I'm a bait consultant and social media manager for two bait manufacturers but sometimes... Read more
Reliving fond memories, Rick Hurley talks about the most unique venue he’s ever fished: a river-like lake in the grounds... Read more
Advanced Carp Tackle Awards 2016 - Vote for your favourite gear and win!
Click on the button below now and vote... Read more
I discreetly mentioned the key Cray a few months ago in one of my previous blogs. This was when I... Read more
Alex West notches up his second Yateley 50-pounder using his watercraft skills to make the most of a natural insect... Read more
Due to having some success recently on my club water I decided to have a rare midweek session. My time... Read more