Carp Fishing Methods

Stalking Carp

How often do you sit in one spot all day, only to blank? Well, it’s never happened... 

Fishing Bite Alarms

A bite alarm is a method used to alarm the angler that the fish has taken or playing... 

Feeding a Commercial Fishery

Commercial fishers are all different, however you can bet one tactict (most of the... 

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Carp Fishing Gear

TFGear All Round Clothing Jacket and Trousers Combo

I’ve just bought the TFGear All Round Clothing Jacket, it’s one of the... 

Korda boilie Krusha

The Korda boilie Krusha is robust and built to stand up to the rigours of bait crushing,... 

Carp Fishing Rods

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Angling News

Online Fishing Shops

I’ve just had a pretty bad online shopping experience with a tackle shop that ranks highly in Google for a number of search terms. This isn’t the first time this has happened and probably not the last! I’m putting a poll together which I’d like you to spend just a few seconds of your time to fill out, just to get an idea of how... [Read more of this review]

Fishing Rod License

How to purchase your fishing rod licence Buy a rod licence online now Any angler aged 12 years or over, fishing for salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels in England (except the River Tweed), Wales or the Border Esk and its tributaries in Scotland must have an Environment Agency rod licence. Rod licences are available from Post Office outlets throughout... [Read more of this review]

Bob Nudd’s Fishing Tips

Bob Nudd’s Fishing Tips To mark the launch of Discovery’s new TV channel, Discovery Shed, four times world angling champion Bob Nudd is going to be fishing at Victoria Park pond on Friday (20th March) from 8am. If you’d like to come and join Bob for some morning fishing and to get some tips to help improve your own technique, just... [Read more of this review]

Caught a Fish? Then Show Your Photos

A new section of the site is under development which will be used to show your catch. All you need to do is email info@fishing-hotspot.co.uk  a photo of yourself holding the fish. Along with details including where and when you caught the fish, its weight, tacticts and bait used to catch the fish. Any other details are welcome. Once we gain some interest... [Read more of this review]

£50.00 in Fishing Tackle Competition

Reeeel in the Tackle with this amazing Competition You have a 1 in a 100 chance of winning the fishing tackle to the value of £50.00. In comparison to other online competitions who receive 1000’s of entries the probability of you winning this competition is very high! [Read more of this review]  Read More →

Winter Fishing – keeping Warm

Fishing in the winter can often provide very good catches, for coarse, sea and game fishing. The species which are often easier to catch during the winter or cold months include include pike, zander, salmon, cod, bass and flounders. However, fish do not bite so actively during the winter, so bites are few and far between although a fish that does get... [Read more of this review]

KHV Disease hits White Acres

So the KHV disease reaches White Acres in Cornwall. I have been reading a number of forums and there has been quite a stir on this subject, question raised include: Should White Acres remain open? Has the fishing been affected? Is it fair to the fish? Could White Acres have warned anglers / holidaymakers sooner on their website? Could / should they... [Read more of this review]

Koi Herpes Virus Disease outbreaks confirmed

News From Defra Movements of fish in and out of two fisheries, in Derbyshire and Somerset, have been restricted following the confirmation of the serious viral fish disease, Koi Herpesvirus Disease. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

10 of the most ugliest fish you may see!

10 of the most ugliest fish around: Blob Fish Viper Fish Stone Fish Wolf Fish Snake Head Fish Fish Monk Lumpsucker Fish Cartilaginous Fish Fangtooth Fish Long Spined Sea Scorpion The monk fish is common in the UK and I have frequently seen these just sitting on the bottom when scuba diving. Although I wouldn’t... [Read more of this review]

Gordon Ramsay – eels kitchen!

This time is not ‘hells kitchen’ but more like ‘eels kitchen’. Ok, this is no joke really, Gordon Ramsay was filmed trapping elvers (young eels) on the River Severn for his F Word show and then cooking them on a barbecue before serving them on toast. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

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