Carp Wars, the ultimate fishing challenge. We've assembled five of the UK's top carp anglers - Jerry Hammond, Ian Russell, Dave Lane, Mark Bryant and Ian Chillcott - plus one rookie - Harry Pratt - and we've pitted them against one another in a series of fifteen head-to-head matches. The top two on the leaderboard after 15 rounds go through to the grand final.
Addicted to Carp
Adam Penning doesn't deny it - he's a dyed-in-the-wool carp addict. More than thirty years of angling has given him plenty of time to ponder what it is that makes carp fishing such an obsession for so many people.
In this series Adam goes fishing with well-known carp anglers and learns about how their love affair with these elusive fish began, what it means to them and what prompted a hobby to become an obsession.
Carl & Alex
These brothers from Sussex, Carl and Alex have been fishing since 2005 and making angling films since 2010. They are part of a new generation of web-based fishing filmmakers and have quickly developed a strong fanbase.
Although drawn to carp fishing, they are true allrounders and enjoy using a wide range of techniques to target different species. The brothers both have a passion for filmmaking, the outdoors and wildlife in general, and their enthusiasm shines through in their films.
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Chilly On Carp 2
The second series of the ever-popular Ian Chilcott's Chilly on Carp show. Join Ian as he explores the UK and further afield, taking on his fishy foe in a wide range of conditions and situations.
As usual, Ian doesn't keep his enormous knowledge to himself, but shares a wealth of hints, tips and the sectrets of a veteren angler. Even after years of carp fishing Chilly's enthusiasm for the sport remains undiminshed and this comes through in all that he does.
World According to Chris Yates
Chris Yates, one-time holder of the UK's heaviest carp record and vintage tackle enthusiast, is one of the country's most well-known anglers. His approach to fishing is different to that of many, placing great importance on a closeness with nature.
In this intimate four-part series Ian 'Chilly' Chilcott spends some time chatting with Chris and learns about his life as an angler and hears some of the stories that he has accumulated over the years.
This series is a great chance to hear two extremely experiened fishermen shooting the breeze about a shared passion for carp fishing.
The Year Of The Compulsive Angler
Jerry Hammond is a lifelong angler who also happens to own one of the country's top fisheries. Follow him through spring and summer as he pits his wits and skills against the carp at Carthagena Fisheries in Lea Valley.
Some stunning arial and underwater shots compliment Jerry's thoughtful explanations of the techniques he uses and his reasons for using them, and he teaches us about the carp's breeding cycle.
Chilly On Carp
Ian 'Chilly' Chilcott is a legend of the carp fishing world in the UK and in this five-part series we learn why. But this is more than a 'how to': Chilly asks what it is about this sport that keeps people coming back for more, and questions some of the most commonly held beliefs about carp fishing. As usual, Ian isn't shy of sharing some of the secrets and tricks that he has picked up over the years.
Over the five shows Ian explores a variety of waters - from sparklingly clear rivers to deep gravel pits. Join one of the country's most respected anglers as he takes on some of the most famous fish in the country.
A mad, manic adventure to Spain’s legendary River Ebro in the company of two of England’s best specimen anglers.
Ian ‘Chilly’ Chillcott is desperate to catch his first 100lb catfish and he thinks he can beat it on his normal carp tackle. Mark has been here before and after a bit of a travel disaster he is more interested in catching his first 30lb common carp.
There are huge, hard-fighting fish and laughs galore in the company of the local guides, and the boys also find time to go after the region’s barbel and zander.
Ian Russell Carp Coach
With more than 100 30lb+ carp to his name, there are few anglers in the UK better placed to offer hints, tips and advice on how to snare those big fish than Ian Russell.
In this series Ian examines a wide range of tactics, tackle and techniques that have served him well over the years - there's soemthing there for absolute beginners and expert anglers.
Lifting the Lid on Gravel Pits
Mark Bryant and Richard Farnan look to discover what really happens sub-surface on gravel pits.
Day Ticket Carping
Not all of us have the luxury of being able to join a fishing club and fish the same water for years on end, while others just prefer to keep a bit of variety in their angling. Either way, fishing on day-tickets presents a particular set of challenges and asks different questions of the angler.
Mark Pitchers has been fishing since he was just four years old and now a fishery owner, baits consultant and angling journalist, so is well placed to offer tips and advice for day ticket anglers.
In this 8-part series Mark covers everything from choosing a swim to what tackle should never leave your bag.
Jerry Hammond The Compulsive Angler
Follow Jerry Hammond through spring and early summer, starting at at own Carthagena Fisheries, where we watch fish feed and where Jerry catches some great underwater footage.
At Church Lake Jerry bumps into Tim Paisley just as he's catching a personal best, while at a lake near Peterborough he captures some unforgettable footage of fish taking floaters.
Out And About With Chilly
Join Ian 'Chilly' Chillcott as he travels around the UK interviewing other well known anglers and visiting different fisheries in this series of short videos, free to view for members of FishingTV.
Joe Turnbull's Bait Kitchen
Joe Turnbull is a bait guru devising and creating his own baits from scratch and also giving off-the-shelf products an added extra twist.
Cemex Angling Ultimate Quarry
Cemex was once the biggest holder of fishing rights in the UK, with some incredible fish and some amazing venues.
The network of fisheries was broken up and sold off in the years 2012 - 2014, but don't miss this beautifully made spotlight on some of the most famous waters in the portfolio, starring some of the country's top anglers.
Short Session Success
Action packed videos with advice on how to make the most of a day ticket venue
When it comes to bait, everyone has their own preferred techniques and tactics. There's no right or wrong way, but learning what the experts use can't hurt can it?
In this series of short videos some of the UK's best carp anglers share their bait secrets.
Used And Abused
Every angler has a piece of equipment that's as old as the hills, and has certainly seen better days, but will never leave the tackle bag. Be it superstition, fond memories or a passion for old kit, we all have our reasons for hanging onto that one item that we just can not get rid of.
In this series some of the UK's top carp anglers share the secret contents of their bag and let us know what piece of kit they can't go fishing without.
Hints And Tips
In this free series of videos we've asked some of the best carp anglers in the UK to give us their top tips for landing those big fish.
Covering everything from watercraft to baits, this is a great chance to learn from the likes of Ian Russell, "Chilly" Chilcott and Adam Penning.
With so many set-ups to choose from, it can be sometimes be tricky to know what will work best. Equally, trying a new rig for the first time without guidance can be tricky.
We're here to help with this series of short videos in which our top anglers share some of their favourite rigs, presenting you with a comprehensive selection of easy to follow instructional videos.
Chilly's Monthly Thoughts
From the dark and dankness of January to the sparkling waters and blue skies of June, each month brings a new experience and new trials to we anglers.
In this series of short videos Ian Chilcott takes a moment each month to share his thoughts and tips for that particular time of year.