New Avid Carp Couch & Retaining Sling

Avid CarpAvid Carp have a fantastic new range of ‘carp care’ products designed and tested with the assistance of their consultancy team. We examined two of them at the Tackle & Guns Trade Show – the Carp Couch and the new Retaining Sling. Both looked the absolute bees knees in both design and materials used.

Ian Russell demonstrated the Avid Carp Couch and I have to admit, as far as fish care goes, this is 5-star. Some will Continue reading “New Avid Carp Couch & Retaining Sling”

New Avid Carp Bivvy/Shelters for 2012

Avid Carp 2012We commented that Avid Carp were definitely a tackle manufacturer to watch after last year’s Tackle & Guns Trade Show. Here we are 12 months later and they’ve sure proved us right. Avid Carp is arguably one of the most innovative producers of carp fishing tackle and after visiting this year’s trade show we’re pleased to say that this looks to continue well into Continue reading “New Avid Carp Bivvy/Shelters for 2012”

Avid Carp HQ Bivvy Review

Avid Carp HQ BivvyThe two hour journey to Stoneleigh Park for this year’s Tackle & Guns Show gave me plenty of time to think about what tackle and which manufacturers I wanted to see. A manufacturer that was front of mind was new carp brand, Avip Carp – a company that we’ve been following since they launched at the start of the year (Avid Carp Tackle). I couldn’t wait to see all the new products up close.

Once in the show I wasn’t disappointed. The Avid Carp display was part of a huge Preston Innovations trade stand, also featuring Korum alongside their established match gear. More on those brands to come. Center stage was the new Avid Carp HQ Bivvy and impressive it did look too. While I was drooling over the more obvious design features I was lucky enough to be approached by none other than carp supremo, Ian Russell. A more perfect guide I could not have Continue reading “Avid Carp HQ Bivvy Review”

2010 Tackle & Guns Trade Show

Tackle & Guns were once again pleased to attend the Tackle & Guns Trade Show this week – the pinnacle of the fishing tackle calendar here in the UK. The Tackle & Guns team should be congratulated on another fantastic show – it’s always well organised right from gate and I’ve never heard a bad word said about Continue reading “2010 Tackle & Guns Trade Show”

Avid Carp divulge more info on

UPDATE : New Avid Carp Corn Stops and Sight Stops now available to buy (see bottom), the website of the hotly awaited new carp fishing brand Avid Carp has moved from a simple holding page to something with more more intriguing. In their own words, “The countdown to Avid Carp products hitting the shelves has begun”. Even more exciting, the website sets the launch date as June 2010 – so we’re close. confirms what we already know in that Avid Carp will Continue reading “Avid Carp divulge more info on”