We compare four pairs of winter boots to put you in the know for the coming season.
There’s nothing worse in... Read more
Solar Tackle team member Thomas Mascha has landed this 44lb, which, incredibly, is the 7th 40lb+ carp he has landed... Read more
RidgeMonkey are pleased to announce that highly respected Cambridgeshire angler Julian Barnes has joined RidgeMonkey on a consultancy basis. Thewww.ukmatchangler.com/specialistblogger... Read more
Take a look at this incredible 64lb 10oz mirror landed on a Solar Top Banana pop-up by Solar Tackle field... Read more
M&S has certainly gone all out with the grandad styling, with the traditional ribbed top and long johns. These... Read more
Bamboo! That’s certainly different from the rest! I actually own a number of bamboo fibre socks and I absolutely... Read more
The Nash Zero Tolerance range is widely renowned for being mega-warm. These are another pair of heavyweights based on... Read more
These thermals will be well suited, but not limited, to the well chiselled among us with their figure-hugging ‘athletic’... Read more
Simply looking at this set you can tell that wicking performance is its primary purpose, being produced from a... Read more
The Chub Vantage Base Layers are at the thicker end of the spectrum, constructed from chunky brushed polyester. This... Read more
“It’s so comfortable and warm; It’s like wearing a sleeping bag!” We check out the latest Fortis X Snugpak collaboration.
“you can tailor the cool bag perfectly to your needs.” A top end modular cool bag system for organising your food... Read more
“you can easily fish super-slack lines even in windy conditions.” We take our first look at Delkim’s new illuminating indicators.
A ‘mini’ big-pit reel with a slick, all-black design.
Shimano’s styling here is bound to please many modern anglers who want... Read more
An easy way to organise all of your hook baits in one place.
The pots all screw together and a rubber... Read more
Two hi-tech line solutions to instantly amp up your line.
Granite Juice instantly improves the abrasion resistance of your line by... Read more
A stylish brown hoodie with a flecktarn panel on the back of the hood and raglan-style sleeves.
Branding is kept to... Read more
A compact cookware set including a frying pan, small and large saucepans with lids and a kettle.
All the components are... Read more
This line’s ultra-fine diameter, lo-viz colouring and semi-buoyant properties make it ideal for delicate presentations such as zig rigging or... Read more
An extra-large bivvy table divided into a large central space and two smaller compartments at either end, which are ideal... Read more
Thanks to its full carbon construction, this is an insanely lightweight throwing stick, weighing a mere 50g. Emerging carbon manipulation... Read more
A handy set of padded pouches to fit over your alarms and receiver, finished in a waterproof British DPM material.
The... Read more
LEFT TO RIGHT!
What a carp! This 51lb 8oz brute of a common has been landed by Solar Tackle team member Thomas Mascha.... Read more
A premium zip-up sling mat that is ideal for mobile anglers who still require the highest protection for large carp.
A huge number of big-fish anglers put their faith in ESP leadcore and with good reason – it’s super-reliable and... Read more
When you need to make large amounts of chops on the bank, this is the real deal!
An extremely compact and lightweight folding weigh sling, measuring 550 millimetres in length when packed and weighing only 670g.
A premium-grade, high-protein pellet in the classic Meaty Marine flavour.
A highly attractive mix packed full of quality food ingredients, including crushed particles, nuts and protein powders, alongside active enhancers... Read more
Part of its new System Select range, the Rover from Wychwood is a great looking bag from the off.
This is old-school luggage at its basic best. No bells, no whistles, none of that namby-pamby padding, just a massive... Read more
This is a clever piece of luggage. At a glance it looks like a fairly standard rucksack. Take a closer... Read more
JRC is producing some great pieces of kit these days, and after spending some time with the Contact we’ve come... Read more
“These baits have already caught a rake of big fish. ”A high-end bait range that will work to help you... Read more
ACF gets a first look at this revolution in lightweight shelter design.
We take a look at WYCHWOOD’s offering in the winter carp clothing market, with durable materials and great design. With... Read more
“volume, tone and sensitivity controls, along with a particularly cool multi-colour LED option.”
A full three-rod bite alarm and receiver kit... Read more
The Big Hit boilie range was designed to offer excellent-quality baits at affordable prices. Produced on a nutritious and highly... Read more
These highly attractive, hi-viz pop-ups are perfect for fishing as either single hook baits or as an alternative hook bait... Read more
Boosting your hook baits is a great way of increasing their attraction so that carp choose your hook bait over... Read more
These creamy-smelling pellets are certainly different from most on the carp fishing market.
Produced from top-quality milk proteins, they are highly... Read more
A very large and well-padded cradle unhooking mat; the ultimate choice for carp safety and suitable for the largest carp... Read more
Anti-tangle rig sleeves can work wonders for reducing tangles during flight and to kick the hook bait away from the... Read more
Strong, sharp hooks are a huge edge in big-carp fishing, helping you hook and land more fish, and the Razor... Read more
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
2016 saw the launch of the debut reel from ESP. After over a year of development, with the likes of... Read more
With a sudden change in temperature and Spring seemingly upon us, I decided to get a quick overnighter in on... Read more
ALEX WEST recalls how his attention to detail and skill of fishing for silt-feeding carp brought success on the tricky... Read more
How do you go about chasing the most desirable carp in the country? We ask SCOTT LLOYD why a focused... Read more
DAN STACEY goes into the unknown, targeting a big snaggy pit to try and uncover the mystery that surrounds the... 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