Simon Pitt presents The Thinking Tackle Podcast. The original Thinking Tackle was one of Korda’s most successful and popular projects ever, and now you can listen to it on the go. We will be speaking to a variety of popular guests, discussing advice and tips and sharing our most entertaining fishing stories and adventures.
#054 - Brett White, Casa Whiety
Brett White has fished extensively both in the UK and in Europe. In 2002 he narrowly lost out on breaking the British carp record following the capture of Two Tone from Mid Kent Fisheries, Conningbrook Lake. The fished weighed in at 60lb 9oz, missing out on the record by just 7 ounces! He also has a house in Mequinenza, on the banks of the River Ebro in Spain. His knowledge of this river stretch has led him, and other people to catch some monstrous carp and catfish!
#053 - Danny Fairbrass and Rob Kelly, how to cure PTSD
On this episode of Korda’s, The Thinking Tackle Podcast is Danny Fairbrass and The Thrive Programme coach, Rob Kelly. In this podcast, the pair discuss the importance of mental health awareness and how to cure PTSD. PTSD, or Post-traumatic stress disorder, is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. Danny and Rob wanted to produce this podcast to share vital information for those who might be suffering and seeking help for this condition.
#052 - John Baker, do me a flavour?
John Baker is one of the most respected and highly influential bait specialists around today. Since the 1970s, John's baits and ingredients have accounted for numerous specimen-sized carp, substantiating his reputation as one of the most informed and knowledgeable people on the subject today. John's fishing experience is vast and varied, having fished for carp on some of the country's most influential waters such as Savay, Redmire, Ashley pool, Darenth, and Harrow.
#051 - Dave Finn, carp fishing's quizmaster
Dave Finn is a Korda sponsored angler who in 2019, landed a fish known as Scruffy Bob at a lake record weight of 61lb 12oz from Wellington Country Park. As well as the lake record, he has caught many of the lake's impressive stock, including a fish known as Willow. Dave used his natural entertaining abilities to full effect during the covid lockdown of 2020, by hosting the Dave Finn Carp Quiz. The Thursday evening quizzes became a must-watch for many carp anglers seeking solitude from the pandemic.
#050 - Ash Bradbury, changing moods of spring
Ash Bradbury is the owner of Tails Up Baits and runs Ashbury Fisheries in Hatfield Peverel, Essex. He also played an integral part in introducing adjustable zigs into carp fishing, an ingenious and highly efficient method that has proved successful for many anglers. Ash has caught many notable carp including, Dippy from Snake Pit, Plodder from Tolpits and Annie, from the Essex Manor. In this podcast, Ash shared some zig fishing tips, his approach to tackling small waters and much more.
#049 - Danny Fairbrass and Rob Kelly, respect the sun
In this exclusive episode of the podcast, Danny Fairbrass gave a vivid insight into his recent battle with melanoma skin cancer. He was also joined by his life coach, Rob Kelly, one of the founders of the revolutionary psychological training programme, The Thrive Programme. Danny arranged this impromptu podcast to raise awareness surrounding the seriousness of the sun. He hopes to encourage people to wear appropriate clothing, regularly use factor 50 sun cream and most importantly, respect the sun.
49 Danny and Rob Kelly
I just want to say how fantastic your podcast is, I love all of them, Simon you are a star and thank you to Danny and Rob for being so inspirational!
Like them all but Loved clossicks podcast, has to be pt.2 for sure!!!
I absolutely adore this podcast and has It has inspired me to pursue more in depth carp angling than ever before .
I love the ones with Danny , as he’s honesty , thoughts and knowledge are incredibly kind provoking and he truly is a truly humble and creative story teller .
As a keen listener of joe rogan , I can see a huge influence on Simons take on what he loves from the JRE podcast also and to implement it to the thinking tackle podcast - From timing to flow and the best bit of all ..... just letting the guests be who they are , uncensored and no apology’s !!!! Which so many podcasts and alike choose to remove to be in accordance with the colossal social police of offensiveness . Keep this up forever please !!!