Syndicate Lake....Mick Henley
Hello again, just thought I'd report on a 24 hour session I had a couple of weeks ago on my local syndicate lake, with the gulp army lads, Backdraft and Nick Harvey.
Arriving late in the afternoon, myself and drafty, set up in two swims that we had spotted fish moving into. Nick had arranged to arrive early the next morning.
After a quick lead around we both found a couple of nice spots to present a bait, and out went 3 kilos mixture of gulps red crustacean and squid li...
Re-igniting the spark…Mike Linstead, Berkley Gulp! Carp Army recruit.
Hi my name is Mike Linstead, Berkley Gulp! Carp Army recruit.
I first set out fishing over 20 years ago on a summer evening back in my native Yorkshire when my dad, Steve, took myself and older brother Matt to a nearby lake with a small telescopic spinning rod in search of Pike.
Having no interest in fishing at the tender age of 5 I was amazed when we actually caught not one, but two Pike of about 2lbs each (or 6 feet long to a five year old).
Things have moved on ...
Gavin Grimshaw.......joins the army!
Hi Guys my names Gavin Grimshaw,
I recently took up an offer from the guys at gulp to become a field tester and after placing an order I awaited .the arrival of my new bait with anticipation. When it arrived I guess I
Did what most carp anglers did and put my snout in the bags to smell it, the Irish Cream was the first and that smelt lovely, then I dived into the Red Crustacian, boy that stuff is strong. (In a good way)
So with my new bait, t-shirt and hat it was tim...
Tale of Two Sessions......Nigel Warner
Tale of Two Sessions.
Just a quick account of my last two stints. Normally when you drive to the lake/water you are fishing you could almost put the car in auto pilot (if it had one that is) and away you go, no fuss and hour or so later you arrive. On the Friday morning I left early to miss the rush hour traffic, as I was approaching a nasty left hand bend a lorry coming the other was flashing his lights, arm out the window waving it up and down. I slowed down thinking spe...
At it again...Bait used: Red crustacean 16mm &12mm...Chris Cox
Bait used: Red crustacean 16mm &12mm
Rig used: simple blowback rigs.
Bank holiday had arrived and I was desperate to get back to the lake and get some more carp on the bank. I had purchased 2 kilos of red crustacean boilies for a quick overnight session. I must say what a great smelling and looking boilie it is, breaking one open revealed a slight shrimp flavour with a sweet backnote, I immediately thought these carp are going to go mad for these new boilies.
Simple blowback rigs with snowman hook baits.......Chris Cox
Bait used : Berkley GULP Fresh Fruit One.
Rig Used : Simple blowback rigs with snowman hook baits.
I arrived at the lake on a Wednesday afternoon in good spirits after getting amongst a few fish in recent trips. I set up in a swim next to my friend 'Minty' in a swim called the ‘single’. It was obvious there was fish in the area because Minty was really getting amongst some 'big uns'. I decided to go for a scattered boilie approach along a reed fringed margin opposite my s...
An Irish Angle......by one of our consultants
Thought readers may find this article from our Irish consultant Terry Jackson interesting.
Carp down in Cork
On this particular visit to Cork City, carp would be my primary target. I had been given the opportunity to field test a new carp rod from JRC, along with the stunning “Radar” bite alarms, also from JRC. These are new on the market for 2012. It was vital that I find a few decent fish to do these items justice! I arranged to meet up with local carp Guru, Sid Kennedy. This would give me the best chance to find a few fish.
We decided to take a good ...
Great Fishing.......Red Crustacean.......Robert Naisbitt
Hi everyone, watching the weather forecast closely it's looking promising for a westerly wind coming in over the next 24hrs. With luck this could well be good for a trip to my local water which is by the sea. The fresh air will be more than welcome following on from the hot and humid weather of late.
Wednesday morning at 9am see me setting up for what i hope will be a productive 24 hours. The weather is good with the promised westerly blowing down the lake to the bottom bank...
The Largest Original Carp in the Lake......Richard Handel
I decided it was time to get out and use the Tuna & Spice. I had recently re-joined another club locally, as it would give me access to some very nice old pretty carp, later on when winter arrived. After a quick walk around, one evening, I could not resist having a go the following week. I was unable to prebait any swims as it was quite a drive away, unlike my normal water, which I can get there in my lunch hour.
This lake is like Carp lakes used to be when I s...