Welcome to the best of both worlds, carp unhooking-wise. Not a giant mattress, nor a skimpy roll mat, the Scope flat mat is compact enough to fold up into a manageable size – it’s part of a system that sees it clip on top of a number of Nash rucksacks too – but padded (6cm depth of foam) and well thought out enough to offer a safe unhooking platform for large carp.

I know from handling it that it’s well made, with a heavy-duty, waterproof bottom that will help it last as well. After unhooking carp on it I was impressed with its performance, doing everything I wanted and not leaving me worried about fish welfare – a big plus when it comes to the art of unhooking.

Price: £93.99


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