The Best Carp Cradles & Landing Mats

If you’re fishing for carp, you will need a cradle to keep your catch safe while you unhook, weigh and photograph it. Carp are not always easy to deal with, especially if they don’t want to be caught — in these instances it can be a challenge to unhook them without causing damage or injury.…

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The Best Inflatable Fishing Boats with Motors

Inflatable fishing boats are a budget-friendly option if you want to take your fishing adventures to the next level. This guide will help you find the best inflatable fishing dinghy without breaking the bank. Let’s crack on. My Top 5 Inflatable Fishing Boats If you need a fishing boat and are looking for something that…

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The Best Fishing Head Torches & Headlamps

Head torches are a great way to illuminate your swim at night. They are lightweight, comfortable and have different coloured lighting modes and brightness settings, making them perfect for night fishing. The best fishing head torch or headlamps have low power output with increased runtime and can be recharged quickly using USB. My Top 5…

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The Best Bivvy Tables

Trying to find the best bivvy tables for your carp fishing? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have spent hours browsing forums and fishing sites trying to find a decent one. But I’m here to save you time and help you make the right choice for your needs. I’ve…

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The Best Bivvy Heaters

The best bivvy heaters are the ones that are SAFE and can provide you with the right amount of warmth without burning a hole in your pocket. When fishing in the cold I always recommend taking thermal fishing clothing and a sleeping bag to keep warm, which is far safer than accidentally leaving a gas…

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Expert reviews on fishing tackle, rods & reels

Welcome! I'm Jason Sawyer (AKA Species Hunter). A devoted fisherman and member at the local Christchurch angling club in Dorset. I won the Royalty record for common carp and recently completed the 100 fish species challenge, where I travelled all over the UK hunting down rare species of fish with my best mate John.

On this website, you can expect to find all my top fishing secrets, including the best fishing gear and tackle I used along with the best fishing brands, locations, and pro fishing tips for landing any fish species. If you have any questions or would like advice about where to catch a certain species of fish then please do get in touch and I'll be more than happy to help.

Recommended carp fishing gear

Improve your chances of catching that crafty carp with the best carp equipment and tackle:

Chase out the cold with these portable heaters for your bivvy

Lightweight, foldable and sturdy storage solutions for your bait & gizmos

Ideal for hitting those long-range and short-range spots

Improve your chances of catching fish with the best carp rods

Recommended fly fishing gear

Combine style with comfort using the best fly fishing equipment to catch Salmon, Trout and other freshwater fish species:

Innovative designs crafted with compartments for safe tackle

Stay dry and comfortable as you fly fish all-day

Rod/reel combos and tackle suitable for all ages

Spools and accessories to suit every budget

Latest fishing news

Over the past few years, we have travelled all over the UK to successfully complete the 100 fish species challenge. It hasn't been easy getting up those early mornings, travelling long hours and spending cold nights on various lochs, lakes and coastal beaches patiently hunting rare species of fish! Well... we did it! And soon we plan to update this blog with photos, locations and tips for each species we caught.

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