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Blowback Rig and Splicing Leadcore

Blowback Rig and Splicing Leadcore

In this video I do a step-by-step of creating a blowback rig and a leadcore leader to attach it to. This set up has put a ton of my fish of the past few years on the bank (including the one in the picture) and is my go to rig for pop-ups and balanced baits.
Targeting Grass Carp

Targeting Grass Carp

Some love them and others…well, they love them a lot less. Whatever your thoughts of grass carp are, there is no denying that they achieve some very impressive proportions and can be found over much of the United States. They have been stocked in many waters for weed control and even small ponds can have...
Review: Solar Mega Big Shots for big baiting.

Review: Solar Mega Big Shots for big baiting.

Currently there is no shortage of flavors, additives, dips, glugs, sprays, and enhancers available to the American Carp angler. The selection is overwhelming, you have the option of sticking with old familiar favorites such as strawberry and upping the complexity to Scopex to Ambergris and Vetiver for all I know. With full shopping baskets and...
Carp Fishing Lifestyle YouTube Page

Carp Fishing Lifestyle YouTube Page

  My name is Brian Wingard and for many years I have fished for carp. In 2016 season I am marking my 10th year of carp fishing. A few years back I decided to start making videos on a regular basis. My goal is and always has been to help other anglers whether a new...
How to tie a pop-up rig

How to tie a pop-up rig

There are many different rigs that can be used with pop-up hook baits, with a a varying amount of difficulty involved in tying them. The rig detailed here may look fairly involved, but in reality the only thing making it more complicated than a basic hair rig is an over hand knot holding a rig...
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...
Setting up a lead clip

Setting up a lead clip

There are many ways to set up how the lead is attached to your line, but the lead clip arrangement seems to be by far the most common. This arrangement is simple to set up and many companies sell all the components is a set which makes their use even simpler. While this may not...
Making contact: carp feeding mechanics to improve your rig

Making contact: carp feeding mechanics to improve your rig

When we think of carp feeding, how often do we think about what the carp is actually doing? Sure we test our rigs by pulling them over our palms to see if they turn over the right way, and this is useful – but how useful? There have been some  in-depth studies on just how...
PVA friendly the CC Moore Glycerine way!

PVA friendly the CC Moore Glycerine way!

Winter time leaves the carp angler dreaming of spring and with so many winter days to go through until it begins to warm up the internet can be a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips.  I was reading the CC Moore bait blog and read an article on CC Moore Glycerine and some of its...
The "Mini" Chod Rig

The “Mini” Chod Rig

The “Mini” Chod Rig There are times when you want to use really small baits. Fishing during the winter comes to mind, as does targeting fish that have seen lots of fishing pressure. The chod rig is well known for it’s effective bait presentation over many different substrates, and hence a combination of small baits,...
The Big Carp Conundrum - Jamie Clossick

The Big Carp Conundrum – Jamie Clossick

Here’s another article from the boys at Nash Tackle. Enjoy! JAMIE CLOSSICK             THE BIG CARP CONUNDRUM   I’ve started fishing a lake that’s new to me this year and despite my initial optimism, at the time of writing this article, it feels as if the venue has well and truly kicked me in the proverbials....