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Practical Carp Fishing

By Graham Marsden , Mark Wintle

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ISBN: 9781847971333
PUBLISHED: October 2009
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 218 colour photographs

The popularity of carp fishing has increased dramatically during the last thirty years; many now regard the sport as a separate branch of angling in its own right, alongside coarse fishing, game fishing and sea fishing. This very practical and accessible book examines the characteristics and habits of this cunning species of fish. There are books of all kinds but this volume is aimed at the coarse angler with some experience who has decided to enter the exciting world of carp fishing for the first time, and inexperienced carp anglers who wish to improve their catches.

Topics covered: General behaviour of carp and their feeding habits Advice on all carp-fishing equipment and how to select the best rods, reels and accessories How to choose the right waters and pick the most productive swims Detailed information about buying, making and choosing baits The mechanics of how rigs work and how to make basic and more advanced rigs Fishing techniques including fishing at long range, floater fishing, float fishing, back-leading, stalking, slack-lining and many more Playing, landing, weighing, photographing and caring for carp prior to release Night fishing, preparing for longer sessions; pre-baiting, baiting strategies, fishing in winter, angling trips abroad and much more

RRP: £19.95

Site Price: £15.96

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