First Look: The Avid Bivvy Organiser

Avid Bivvy OrganiserThis week we take a look at the new Bivvy Organiser from Avid.

If you’re a fan of being organised whilst on the bank this could be the storage solution for you.

One thing we all hate whilst on the bank is the dreaded search for vital items used throughout a session.

With the Avid Bivvy Organiser you can keep close those important session items, ready for when you need to change or tie a rig, change a bait or make a well deserved brew.

The Features

The underneath storage bag is ideal for storing hookbaits, lighters, pocket items such as your phone and wallet, tackle boxes. Keeping all the items nice and dry from the elements.

The top of the organiser is a textured carpy green bivvy table surface, ideal for making rigs or making a brew.

The Avid Bivvy Organiser also includes a gas cylinder holder which is great for those winter months when you want to keep a stove gas cylinder off the ground.

The legs of the organiser are telescopic, great for adjusting the height to match your bedchairs height. The sides of the organiser include strong handles making moving the organiser around your bivvy an easy task even when fully loaded.

Once your session has ended the organiser can be compactly packed away and comes with a dedicated velcro carry all bag. The whole organiser is very lightweight and can easily be placed on a barrow.

Where can I get it and how much?

The Avid Bivvy Organiser will available very soon (end of November) for around £49.99.

Conclusion

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What’s The Best Bivvy Of 2017? – Bivvy Shootout 2017

best bivvy 2017This week we take a look at all the latest bivvies released in 2017.

All the bivvies in this guide are brand new for this year and some are updated versions with added features.

This guide gives you all the features you will need to know about each bivvy and we aim to include bivvies that suit every type of angler and angling situation.

If you’re new to carp fishing or would like to know more about bivvies and what features you should look out for when buying one then check out this guide.

Let’s get started…

The Nash Titan Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Based on the original Titan design
  • Unique lightweight block for enhanced rigidity
  • Quick to assemble
  • Includes a front peak, removable front panel and velcro rod straps
  • Multiple frontdoor choices including a mozzy mesh panel
  • T pegs and carry bag included

You can find it here


Prologic X1 Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Includes an exclusive X block design for solid construction and stability
  • Large front peak
  • Rear mozzy mesh panels for superb airflow throughout the bivvy
  • Spacious with plenty of head room
  • Multiple frontdoor choices including a mozzy mesh screen
  • Optional front panels and a winter overwrap are available (sold separately)

You can find it here


TF Gear Airflow Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Unique puncture resistant air pole design
  • Quick assembly using a pump
  • Front peak included
  • Solid construction and extremely rigid
  • Multiple frontdoor choices including a mozzy mesh and clear panel
  • 1 man and 2 man sized versions are available

You can find it here


JRC Defender Peak Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Water resistant materials throughout
  • Small and lightweight
  • Includes a front peak and rod retention straps
  • Mozzy mesh and clear front door options included
  • Rear mozzy panels for added airflow throughout
  • A winter overwrap is available separately

You can find it here


Chub Cyfish Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • 4 section rib design for small compact pack down size
  • Including a unique back draft rear ventilation system
  • Mozzy mesh and clear front door options included
  • T pegs and carry bag included
  • Available in 1 man and 2 man sized versions

You can find it here


SONIK XTI Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Quick assembly
  • Front and rear mozzy mesh panels
  • Made from high quality materials
  • T pegs and carry bag included
  • Available in 1 man and 2 man sized versions

You can find it here


Avid Tardis RT Bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Two spread rib system design
  • Flat front and rear design
  • Includes a front peak and 6 rod retention straps on the sides of the bivvy
  • Variety of front door arrangements
  • Includes a heavy duty clip-in groundsheet
  • A winter overwrap is available separately

You can find it here


Cyprinus Pleasure Dome bivvy

Quick Summary

  • Quick assembly
  • Spacious design
  • 2 velcro retention straps included
  • Multiple frontdoor choices
  • Rear ventilation
  • An overwrap is included

You can find it here


AQUA Camo Atom

Quick Summary

  • Boasted as the most compact, lightest pram hood bivvy available on the market
  • So compact it can be easily strapped to any large rucksack when it’s packed into the carry bag
  • Groundsheet and overwrap are available separately
  • Mozzy mesh and multiple front door configurations included
  • A unique camo Aquatexx material is used throughout protecting you from the elements
  • Ideal for small swims, canals and river fishing

You can find it here


A short guide on buying a bivvy

Things to look out for when buying a bivvy:

Make sure the bivvy comes with good quality durable T pegs.

If you are only fishing day sessions then a brolly system is ideal because of it’s light weight design and quick assembly, giving you more time to set up the rest of your gear.

If you’re planning on using the bivvy for longer fishing sessions then make sure the bivvy comes with a heavy duty groundsheet and find out if an overwrap is available as it will remove any condensation, keeping you warm and dry.

If you are planning to fish abroad then a full bivvy system with front and rear ventilation is an excellent choice.

If you’re planning on taking a friend night fishing or just want more space to storage your gear then a two-man bivvy is recommended.

Conclusion

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10 of the Best T-Shirts Designed for Carp Anglers

best tshirts in carp fishingThis week we explore ten of our favourite t-shirts designed for carp anglers.

After the success of last week’s 10 of the best hoodies designed for carp anglers, we decided to explore the ever popular carpy t-shirt.

We’ve put together this list based on our readers and pro anglers favourite t-shirts which they love to wear on the bank. To be unbiased, we chose one t shirt design per tackle brand.

So if you’re on the lookout for a new t-shirt when carp fishing then this guide should give you some ideas.

Let’s get started!

Avid Carp Camo T-Shirt

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Quick Summary

  • Looks great off and on the bank
  • Unique camo pattern
  • Quality breathable material throughout
  • Subtle Avid Carp logo within the camo pattern
  • Available in sizes Medium to XXL

You can find it here


Fox Camo T-Shirt

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Quick Summary

  • Combined with stylish and practical designs
  • 2 camo designs available, Camo and Camo Trim
  • 100% cotton
  • Available in sizes Small to XXXL

You can find it here


Nash ‘Your Path’ T-Shirt

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Quick Summary

  • Lightweight comfortable casual wear
  • Versatile and designed with the summer months in mind
  • Duo tone lined sleeves
  • Vintage Nash logo
  • Available in sizes Small to XXXL

You can find it here


Vass Yellow Brace T-Shirt

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Quick Summary

  • Design is available in camo, green and brown options
  • Breathable and moisture absorbent for extra comfort
  • Yellow Vass brace printed on the chest
  • Subtle logo in the centre
  • Available in sizes Medium to XXL

You can find it here


Korda Carp & Bubbles T-Shirt

korda tshirt

Quick Summary

  • Black, brown and green t-shirt options
  • Designed by famous carper and artist, Gaz Fareham
  • 100% Cotton
  • Available in sizes Medium to XXXL

You can find it here


Navitas Corporate T-Shirt

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Quick Summary

  • Discreet logo print on shoulder
  • Inspired by Navitas activist Gaz Fareham
  • 100% Cotton
  • Found in Rifle Green and Slate Grey options
  • Available in sizes Medium to XXXL

You can find it here


Trakker Aztec T-Shirt

trakker tshirt

Quick Summary

  • Printed tri-logo design on the front and Aztec design on the rear
  • Lightweight and breathable materials
  • 60% Cotton 40% Polyester
  • Dark olive green colour
  • Available in sizes Small to XXXL

You can find it here


Sticky Baits Identity T-Shirt

sticky tshirt

Quick Summary

  • Sticky embroidered logo on the chest
  • Drab Carpy Colouring
  • Olive and black colour options
  • Available in sizes Medium to XXXL

You can find it here


ESP Est. 1999 Olive T-Shirt

esp tshirt

Quick Summary

  • Classic carp fishing design
  • Olive green with ESP ‘Est. 1999’ logo
  • As worn by famous big fish angler Terry Hearn
  • Looks great off and on the bank
  • Available in sizes Small to XXXL

You can find it here


Wychwood Icon T-Shirt

wychwood tshirt

Quick Summary

  • Distressed Wychwood Urban logo
  • High quality cotton rich body material
  • Loose modern fit styling
  • Red brick and black colour options
  • Available in sizes Medium to XXL

You can find it here


Conclusion

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Best Distance Sticks? Avid Overnighter Yard Sticks Review

aviddistancesticksThis week’s tackle review is the Overnighter Yard Sticks from revolutionary tackle brand Avid.

We go into detail about the features that are included with these sticks and why they are so different from other distance sticks on the market.

If you want to know more about distance sticks in general and how to use them to improve your own fishing then check out this short guide below.

Why I bought them

To be honest with you I’ve never been the most accurate caster so I decided to put an end to that by purchasing and using distance sticks on every session and I believe I’ve had better results since using them.

Below is an overview of the features included this product by Avid and what makes these sticks so different from others on the market.

Avid Overnighter Yard Sticks Review

These distance sticks from Avid are extremely lightweight, compact and small, so they are useful to bring to every session no matter the duration.

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The end’s of the sticks come with strong points so you can easily stick in most grounds without the use of a mallet.

What makes these different?

These sticks come with 3 colour toggles which attach to the 12ft cord, which help you wrap up a lot more accurately than other conventional distance sticks.

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Shaped with an outer ‘swan neck’ curve, making it an easier to reel in once you have clipped up at your desired distance.

A unique feature to these sticks is that they include glow in the dark tops, making wrapping at your desired distance at night or setting up your gear in the dark much easier.

How much and where from?

You can find these Overnighter Yard Sticks from Avid in most tackle shops or you can simply find them on online from sites like amazon for around £13.99.

Why own distance sticks?

If you need to cast to the same distance and nail your to rig to a feature such as an island every time, then distance sticks are a must.

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All you need to do is to clip up at the distance you want to fish then work out by using the distance sticks how many 12ft wraps it is to your chosen spot.

Write this distance down so you can wrap and clip up to that distance every time, so you will be fishing much more accurately and effectively.

If you want to know about these distance sticks from Avid then check out this video below.

Conclusion

Screen Shot 2016-04-10 at 12.01.53Thanks for reading our review of the Avid Overnighter Yard Sticks.

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Avid Carp Bait Screws, The Greatest Thing Since The Invention Of The Hair Rig?

Avid bait screwsWhen I first picked up a pack of Avid Bait Screws I didn’t really think much of them but after using them on a local runs water, changing baits was a really easy job. Designed to make it easier to change your hook baits faster and more effective.

I’ve used lots of these “quick change” designed terminal tackle in the past but these bait screws by Avid have been designed as a more all-rounder, constructed for many types of rigs such as the chod rig.

The material of the bait screw is ultra light weight, which is great for using pops or wafters. The material also has no effect and won’t take in any moisture after being in the water for long period of time.

The best rig to use with Avid bait screws

My favourite rig in conjunction with an Avid Bait Screw are chod rigs. Applying a bait screw to a chod is very easy to set up and its great cause you can test the waters your on by changing your hook baits to get the carps attention.

Chod Rigs with Avid bait screws

You can get the bait screws in many different colours such as red, black and pink etc but my favourite type is the clear type which is effective when using various pop colours.

In conclusion

In conclusion the Avid bait screws are revolutionary, making changing hook baits on rigs such as chod rig so easy and reliable to know that your hook bait will never come off. So what are you waiting for, if you haven’t used them before then give them a try.

You can find the Avid bait screws which come in packs on 25 in your local tackle shop and find them on amazon.

If you want to know more about the Avid bait screws, check out this informative video by Avid’s Ian Russell.

Thanks for reading my review and I hope it helped you in some way, if you have any questions please leave them below, I would be happy to answer them.