Carp, the cypriniformes (family Cyprinidae) are traditionally grouped with the Characiformes
Carp Tackle is almost any equipment or gear used for fishing used by fishermen when fishing.
Carp bait is any substance used to attract and catch fish, e.g. on the end of a fishing hook.
A Carp Rig is an arrangement of items lines, hooks, swivels, beads, and other fishing tackle.
Carp Venues in England, there are hundreds, here is a guide to just some of the Carp fishing in England.
Carp Gallery, Lake and Catch Pictures from around the UK, we welcome fishing gallery images.
Have A Look At Some Of Our Members Catches
We have created a gallery of images sent to us from our members, we have some beautiful images of Carp, Mirrors, Common and Grass, and we intend to show them here over the coming weeks.
Vale Farm Fishery comprises three well stocked commercial lakes, set in idyllic surroundings a stones throw away from the fabled River Test. The three lakes each have their own character and challenges and will suit all those from expert carp hunters to novices. The intimate lakes contain an excellent head of common and mirror carp to 30 lbs along with tench, perch, roach, rudd and bream. The relaxed atmosphere immediately puts you at ease for an enjoyable days fishing.
Golden Pond Fishery
Golden Pond Fishery, situated in the beautiful Test Valley amid rolling countryside, rich in wildlife. The one acre lake has 16 well-spaced swims, including a swim suitable for wheelchairs. . fabled The features include lilies, overhanging willows and excellent margin fishing. The fishery is great for both the beginner and more experienced angler. The Stock: Golden Pond is heavily stocked with mixed coarse fish including Tench, Rudd, Fantails, and specimen carp to 28lb.
Commercial fishery comprising of three lakes plus a loop canal type water known as ‘the snake’, all of which are very heavily stocked and fish well all year round.Barnmore and Selwood lakes are 2-3 acres each. Approximately 20 swims on each, all platformed. The biggest Carp (to just under 30lb) are found in Barnmore. Topmoor lake (the snake) is 2 inner-connecting triangular shaped canals, up to 13 metres wide with 90 swims, all platformed. So heavily fished that most methods/bait will work.
The First Goal
The Second Goal
The Third Goal
Dreams Do Come True
The Best Tackle & Baits
We have asked questions and spent hours watching TV programmes, videos, read literature, speaking to venue owners and tackle shop owners as well as trawling through pages and pages of websites and we hope we have brought you the possibly the best and most useful information we can. The real bonus we have fished some great carp waters and landed some beautiful Carp, the results of the ongoing work is here at Carp Fishing Info
The bite alarm and their uses. The bite alarm would show the angler interested in carp fishing that a carp was interested in the anglers bait while relaxing in their bivvies’
Hordle Lakes Fishery, Golden Hill, Ashley Lane, Hordle, Lymington, Hampshire, Hordle lakes is an attractive and well established Carp fishery which offers superb fishing all year round. Set in approximately eleven acres, the fishery comprises 7 individual, spring fed lakes with easy to fish swims. We will get back to the lakes shortly but, first and foremost we would like to thank Jim and the team at Hordle Lakes for accommodating us when we visited the lakes for our 48 hr session, special thanks to Fred the bailiff for his help, extremely helpful with lots of local information.
Our Favorite Rig Setups
The range of carp rigs is amazing, Chod, Zig Rig, Snowman, Stiff, Anchor, KD, Bottom to mention but a few, what we would like to do is to explain the best way to use these rigs, show you how to tie them and what equipment you need to have in your tackle box for a successful fishing session. Stay with us because it going to be a long journey, or you may just find your most productive rig in the first few pages, read on and look at the options that are available to you.
The Chod Rig, fish over weed….
Fish up in the layers of water….
Something a little diffrent for the carp….