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.
#044 - Rob Burgess, she got big
Rob Burgess got the job as Korda Developments' first-ever professional carp angling coach in 2018. Since his appointment, Rob has helped advance the carp angling abilities of thousands of people. On this episode of the podcast, Rob reveals why he is one of carp fishing's most adaptable and prolific anglers. He also gives an abundance of essential angling advice that will prove vital to your next session.
#043 - Bev Clifford, let's go fishing
Bev Clifford is the England Ladies Carp Team Captain. Due to her dedication, drive, and determination, she has established herself as one of the most reputable individuals in today’s English carp fishing scene. As the daughter of Kevin Clifford, the co-founder of Carp-Talk Magazine, Bev has spent her entire life exposed to the eventualities of the angling industry. She also runs the Ladies Carp Academy and is involved with multiple other campaigns and organizations such as This Girl Can.
#042 - Dean Fletcher, my record-breaking story
Dean Fletcher caught a fish known as The Parrot at a colossal weight of 68lb 1oz from the Wasing Estate Fishery in 2016. Consequently, this tremendous capture makes Dean the current holder of the ratified accolade, the British record for a carp. Along with Wasing, he’s fished other familiar venues such as Dinton Pastures and Wellington Country Park. Some of his most memorable captures from these fisheries include Wellington Park’s The Turtle and Dinton’s Bruno.
#041 - Pete Castle, carp fishing in my words
Pete Castle is one of Korda’s longest-standing consultants and has helped develop various popular items of tackle. He is also a professional angling coach, who specializes in coaching anglers of all ages and abilities through his business, Pete Castle Fishing and Photography. In this episode, Pete shared a selection of intriguing and unique tales from his fishing life, as this podcast takes a fascinating glimpse into the mind of one of carp fishing’s most philosophical and fascinating personalities.
#040 - Jerry Hammond, Catching Memories
Fishery owner and dedicated big carp angler, Jerry Hammond is a man with a boundless life-long passion for carp fishing. His serious carp angling life began on Hainault Park Lake back in the late ’70s. Since then, he has gone on to successfully tackle some of the country's hardest venues including, Sutton at Hone, Tolpits, Yateley Car Park and Vinnetrow. Jerry has also appeared as an extra in numerous blockbuster movies and TV shows such as Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers and Midsomer Murders.
#039 - Talking rigs with Danny Fairbrass, Luke Stevenson and Aaron Copp
In this episode of the podcast, we go deep into everything rigs with Korda boss, Danny Fairbrass and two of the country’s leading carp anglers and previous podcast guests, Luke Stevenson and Aaron Copp. We open their rig boxes and explore the minds of these exceptional carp anglers who openly share their advice, approaches, and attitudes on some of the most commonly used carp rigs around today.
Enjoyed it. Looking forward to more episodes.