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   Old Thread  #76 19 Jul 2011 at 11.18am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hi All
My name is Paul im based in Norfolk Ive been a fisherman since the age of 6 but lost my way about 3 years ago and now wanting to get my finger back on the pulse hence why joining the forum to see what ive been missing.I was a very active member on the carp connection forum a few years ago which was filled with a lot of local anglers to norfolk and suffolk but was surprised to see it no longer exists,will be scanning the threads to see whats new in the world of carping,have things changed,methods,rigs etc who knows but I will have fun finding out hopefully with the aid of all the members on the carp forum thanks for now.....Paul
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   Old Thread  #75 11 Jul 2011 at 3.08pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Name is Simon

Live in Sweden and fish for most species, including carp.
I work at a local tackle store which makes my life pretty much fishing 24/7 whether I like it or not. I do prefer days by the bank over days over the counter however. This time of the year the latter unfortunately takes a lot of my time which gives me less time spent on banks, but thats life!

I have recent years not fished for normal carps at all, however Ive been fishing in a lake stocked with grass carp instead.
This year I got my drivings license which gave my fishing totally new opportunities which I am now using. My goal for this summer is to catch one of the Kois in a water a couple of miles from here. The water is stocked with commons, mirrors, one grassie or 2 I believe and some kois.

Tight lines!
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   Old Thread  #74 11 Jul 2011 at 12.59pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
hey all i'm piers 20 from colchester just joined here looking to find out some good tips & help aswel as find some good lakes day/night fishing i started fishing about the age of 6 with my dad My uncle used to own a house with plenty of land and 3 fishing lakes in copford so fished there pretty much all the time pulling decent sized carp out aswel as silvers and some eels ERGH! stopped around the age of 15 as other things took over my life girlfriends mopeds etc now all the fun is over i need some time to myself to relax after a weekend (i dj fri/sat) looking to go do some night fishing aswel as just during the day stuff & maybe a spot of fishing after work for a few hours now we seem to get a bit more light so any places that are ideal i don't drive so unfortunatly the mrs has to drop me off or stay with me or bus route possibly push bike to closest the better sorry to go on thought i'd give you a heads up on my previous fishing years

Cheers guys


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   Old Thread  #73 10 Jul 2011 at 11.33pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hey everyone,

just found this thread a little late but should be still ok if i wrote here.. My name is Dorian and I`m from Brunswick/ Germany. I`m just about 16 years old but i have already been fishing since the age of 4. In 2007 I first saw some fisherman fishing for carp at a little pond and became very impressed by that way of fishing. From that perticular moment, I became more and more interested in carp angling so i bought my first carp rods just 2 month later. Most of my fishing time I spent and will spend with my friends at our lakes, knowing there will always be someone to be with , to joke with or just spend a very nice and important time with as a community. Since my beginning, i`ve been using to be member in some german forums but from time to time I wanted to get new experiences and get to know a different way of fishing, so i just searched for an english forum, hoping not to be confrontated with too many problems languagewise

Best regards from Germany,

Dorian
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   Old Thread  #72 9 Jul 2011 at 9.49pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi, my names matt im 19 from birmingham and love fishing and only recently started carp fishing. ive been looking at the info on this site and helps alot.
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   Old Thread  #71 9 Jul 2011 at 8.36pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hi Everyone

Just joined and not sure how to post hope Im doing this right. I was after info regarding ingredients to make you own boilies

Mark
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   Old Thread  #70 9 Jul 2011 at 8.10am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi my names Ally new to forum been carping for years in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk where i holiday
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   Old Thread  #69 28 Jun 2011 at 6.22pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hi everyone, I am new to the site, but have been fishing for 1 year now. I am looking to up my game a bit now, and want to go for some bigger carp, my PB after my first season is 16.8lb common caught on single 15mm Mainline Cell from Higham Farm near Derby. I am pretty sorted with all my tackle, I started off with a 50 argos job and after a few good catches and learning some of the good brand names I soon went shopping for better stuff. I am now fishing with confidance a 3 rod Fox setup.

I would like to find some advise about any good lakes in the Derbyshire\ Midlands area, somewhere I can mabe get away from the single figure fish, I would like to be targeting doubles really.

Is there anything I can do to target the bigger fish on my local lakes or is a change of water needed to find bigger fish?

Any help and advise would be great

Cheers people
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   Old Thread  #68 28 Jun 2011 at 3.27pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hello, I'm a newbie in the carping world.
Registered here and now have the enduring task of getting my post tally to 100
HELP!
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   Old Thread  #67 27 Jun 2011 at 2.26pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
been lurkin for a few months joined the other day. names ray, i live in the luton area. been fishin since about 94 (i was 10) had a hiatus for a few years (im 27 now) n just gettin back in since beginning of this year. mostly into carp n barbel but im down for a lil bit of anythin. good to be part of a forum thats insightful whilst bein good for a laugh to. hope to speak to you all soon
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   Old Thread  #66 25 Jun 2011 at 8.45pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Mark, from Nottingham, been fishing for 30 years, but now just concentrate on carp and barbel,

Reaaly want to catch a river carp now and not a stock fish!

Any ideas where I might get any luck?
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   Old Thread  #65 25 Jun 2011 at 3.52pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Alright Guys new member here although ive been lurking a few years finally thought id start posting to share and give advice. Tight lines all.
Pedro
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   Old Thread  #64 22 Jun 2011 at 5.24pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
hello all, im new to carp fishing (spec). ive course fished for about 20 years and its time i went for the big one

Im going to rakers after they spawn to give it a whirl for the day as i dont have a bivvy just yet .

Any chance i could get any advice on what methods, rigs and bait are the most effective.

regards matthew
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   Old Thread  #63 21 Jun 2011 at 9.37pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #62 20 Jun 2011 at 9.06pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hi All .

Just getting back into carp fishing after I gave it up when some tea leaf broke in to my uninsured garage and took everything including my terminal tackle.
(no I am lying they left me a landing net handle but took my broken one) .

Most of my stuff was second hand or last years model but i had built it up over the years and could not afford to replace it. so my fishing days were over . so i thought anyway !

The Best Tip you will ever get on this site is KEEP YOUR STUFF LOCKED UP or GET IT INSURED .

Anyway after picking up some cheap and nasty rods and reels from the back of a carp mag
I decided to get back into it this year and after 3 day sessions I have had 3 twentys (26 biggest) and 8 doubles most being high doubles . Not monsters but when your the only one catching on a pressured lake you suddenlly remember just why we all love carp fishing.

Its not your rod reel or bivvy that catch fish! its your brain and whats under the water that counts so dont be put off like I was by the tackle tarts and get out there .#

Tight lines








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