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.
#065 - Jason Hayward, catching myths
Back in August 1992, Jason Hayward caught the attention of the UK carp fishing scene by landing one of the country's best-known and exclusive carp, The Black Mirror. Following this remarkable result, he has gone on to catch numerous other highly prized carp from a variety of different waters, such as The Big Lin from The Caravan Park. During this podcast, he shares some previously untold captures, while also revealing some of the secrets to his undoubted success.
#064 - Danny Fairbrass, Rob Kelly and Adam Rooney on angling mindset
On this episode of the Korda podcast, we have carp fishing legend Danny Fairbrass, The Thrive Programme coach Rob Kelly and Tackle Guru brand manager and experienced match angler, Adam Rooney. In this show, we looked at the importance of a positive angling mindset. While we also discussed ways in which we can improve our fishing attitude to ensure we can get the very best out of each fishing session.
#063 - Mark Simmonds, The Stolen Toad
Mark Simmonds is the proprietor of Heather Fisheries in Hampshire. Over 130 of his carp have reached over fifty pounds from a variety of different waters, some of these include fish that are tantalizingly close to the UK record. Mark is known for his lovable and personal character who isn’t afraid to strongly voice opinions. During the podcast, he talked about overcoming personal adversities and he also shared some hilarious stories from his life as one of the UK’s best-known fish farmers.
#062 - Gaz Fareham, changing my perspectives
Gaz Fareham is no stranger to the UK carp fishing scene, having caught some of the country’s best-known fish from some of the most pressured venues around. Arguably his most famous capture was Heather, from Yateley's Car Park Lake. In this podcast, Gaz reflected on some of his best-known captures and the demands of targeting these specific carp. We also talked about his recent success and his filming projects with Cypography. Plus, he also discussed Sub Surface and what plans he has for the future.
#061 - David Moore, more than just a carp angler
David Moore is a highly respected Yorkshire-based carp angler, who has an uncanny knack for catching some of the biggest and most prized carp around. One of Dave's career highlights was capturing the Caravan Park's Linear not just once but on three separate occasions. During the Podcast, Dave delved into depths about his fascinating angling life. He shared information and knowledge not commonly talked about in carp fishing, while he also relived many fascinating carp fishing tails along the way!
#060 - Martin Clarke, Heads Down Tails Up
In 2000, Martin Clarke famously caught the second biggest brace in UK carp fishing in history. The fish weighed 45.08 and 46.02 respectively and were captured from Summerleaze in Berkshire. During this podcast, Martin shared his extensive carp fishing knowledge and his meticulous approach towards his angling. We also go in-depth about rigs, where he explained the concept behind some of his most successful ideas. He also tells the story of two potentially record-breaking carp that avoided capture!