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perch fishing with the carolina rig on the river weaver

If you know Jon at all you will know that deep down he is really an American Bass angler. YES he loves his Carp fishing, but he adores ‘chucking’ some plastic for Perch. In the winter of 2018 he hit them quite hard, fishing different water ways hunting for an illusive specimen over the 3lb mark. Unfortunately it didn’t happen …

Trying something new

For the last few winters I have sat behind motionless alarms pursuing my carping addiction, with maybe the odd take here and there. You really do have to be committed to winter carping, enduring tough conditions for little action. I can see why so many folk hang up their gear for the winter especially if all they do is fish …

Growing up at ‘THE LAKE’

Growing up for me in the fishing ‘world’ from the first time I held a rod at 3 years old right up until I was 17 was different to most. I wouldn’t say it was better or more privileged but it was certainly different. I didn’t grow up fishing canals with my dad or fishing matches on local commercials. I …