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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...
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...
Erick Maybury Year in Review 2015

Erick Maybury Year in Review 2015

It’s difficult for me to pinpoint when a year begins and ends with my angling, and to be honest I wasn’t entirely sure if it was a good year for me; however within a few moments it became apparent it was a remarkable year that would take a lot for me to surpass, many quixotic...

2015 Contributor Best of Photos John Finney

It is time to show off more of the stunning captures from each Big Carp News Contributor over the past year. This weeks focus is on John Finney of CarpQuest. Throughout the year, in his quest for a rare Colorado twenty plus mirror carp and in taking out many new anglers to introduce them to the sport of...
Understanding Carp Rigs - Part III (updated)

Understanding Carp Rigs – Part III (updated)

Understanding Carp Rigs – Part III This is where it should all come together… no matter what rig you choose it must work correctly to make sure the hook ends up securely positioned in the fishes lip. Rig Mechanics In a recent carp forum exchange someone stated “EVERY RIG is nothing more than a PERSONAL opinion..” Well...
Underwater Release of Common Carp using my GoPro Hero4 Black

Underwater Release of Common Carp using my GoPro Hero4 Black

A teaser of an upcoming video by Brian Wingard . I wanted to show the common carp release using my gopro and the underwater footage with it. Thanks for watching.
2014 Contributor Best of Photos Brian Wingard

2014 Contributor Best of Photos Brian Wingard

Brian Wingard Carp Angler Shares his year in review with us. All of our team has had a great year and Brian is no exception. He had a lot of stunning fish this year including his PB of 38lb 6oz. He is currently working with CC Moore & Co Ltd and also Korda Developments Ltd...
2014 Contributor Best of Photos Dean Brookes

2014 Contributor Best of Photos Dean Brookes

Dean Brookes shares his 2014 Year in Review with us. Some stunning captures throughout the year! Starting a new job prior to the spring meant a change of focus this year and less fishing. At times it was challenging to find time to be on the banks but I managed to get a few sessions...
2014 Contributor Best of Photos Craig Parkes

2014 Contributor Best of Photos Craig Parkes

Craig Parkes Shares his 2014 Year in Review with us. With work, studying for a PhD and preparing for the arrival of my first child fishing time this year has been limited. However, I wanted to get out and try some of the new instant action range Ronny DeGroote had sent me. The 33lb 4oz...