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Walthamstow Reservoirs giant - Cal displays his stunning common carp.

The Walthamstow Reservoirs stunner fell to Scotsman Cal Boyd during a trip far south from the border. Cal didn’t even know whether he’d be able to fish when he visited…

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Description: fluorescent hooker pellets. Specifications: fluorescent; loaded with Sensate Micronized Attractants (eight attractants, stimulants and taste enhancers); supplied in a reusable tube; available in Powerball Pink, Lightning White, Well Hello…

SO how do you target those big carp on small waters? We’re talking about better fish on well-stocked ‘ponds’ – the sort of waters you skirt round on the way…

Floater fishing is not a dark art - give it go!

Our floater fishing tips here take a hard look at baits… hard baits! Today, these baits are many and varied, but still topping the list of favourites are dog and…