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Order of The Carp (Evan and Zach) - 2017 Austin Team Championship

Order of The Carp (Evan and Zach) – 2017 Austin Team Championship

With another great event in the record books and a sliver of free time, it’s time to put together my (Zach) 2017 Austin Team Championship experience. This year I was teamed up with fellow Big Carp News contributor Evan Cartabiano. Having never fished with him before is a little nerve wracking as you never know...
New to Hair Rigs? Info, setup, and the basic tackle you will need.

New to Hair Rigs? Info, setup, and the basic tackle you will need.

There is a ton of information available to the new carper it can be overwhelming and almost off putting. While there are probably hundreds of rigs you will come across they almost all got their start from the basic hair rig and evolved over the years. We receive questions almost daily about what tackle is...
The basics of fish handling

The basics of fish handling

I wanted to touch on a subject that comes up almost daily, carp care or fish care for that matter.  The fact that we carefully handle carp in America is something that is not seen outside of our community as carp anglers. According to the US Fish and Wildlife services, in 2015 there were 28,463,499...
Ridgemonkey Modular Hookbait Pots

Ridgemonkey Modular Hookbait Pots

Ideal for storing all kinds of pop-ups, wafters, bottom baits, imitation plastics and much more! With each section featuring a high-quality seal so all manner of glugs and flavouring can be used without fear of spillage. Bait storage just got organized! No more loose jars rattling around in your rucksack with one of these –...
What's in your box Zach?

What’s in your box Zach?

I’ve had a few requests to see what I take on sessions so I made a short video. I said the wrong thing a few times such as the first black box being Ambush when it is NGT. The second was the Solar baiting needle does not include a gated needle. Guess I need to...
Fox Easy Shelter Review

Fox Easy Shelter Review

If you are looking for an awesome and quick to setup shelter then take a look at this one. Very light weight and packs down small the Fox Easy Shelter fits the bill. • Hard wearing Polyester fabric (2000mm hydrostatic head rating) • Styled in unique Fox camo pattern • ‘Pop-up’ frame design ensures rapid...
Creating your own leadcore leaders

Creating your own leadcore leaders

There have been several inquiries on creating a how-to on creating leadcore leaders and how to splice different materials. This is something I do quite often as I do like using leadcore when the situation calls for it. Purchasing the leadcore in bulk spools can help save a little bit of money as well as...
JAG Hook Sharpening Kit Review by Josef Raguro

JAG Hook Sharpening Kit Review by Josef Raguro

Well I’m retiring my Berkley hook sharpener. After seeing Zach retouch his hook points on the bank I decided to get a JAG hook sharpening kit. It comes in a small pouch. The kit includes a vice , jeweler file ,2 polishing stones , jeweler’s eye / magnifying glass and the solution marker for coating...
Seek adventure and reap the rewards!

Seek adventure and reap the rewards!

Long and painful hours of planning, anticipation, overthinking melt away when your alarm cries out of the silence for the first time. Around the end of February, we started to plan an epic adventure. Erick, Joseph, and myself were looking to get away for a week in a remote corner of the country and catch...