- Sep 2, 2019
But you still catch some cracking fish along the way mateI started fishing with a bit of cane as a little dot in 1962... I've always fished & I got the opportunity to buy a MKIV carp rod about 10 years back and I've slowly drifted over to all antique/vintage gear... I still have some carbon stuff left... me pole and a couple of carp rods, but in the main I mainly fish with old gear... pressure's off to catch... I can sit and watch the grass grow and enjoy a day out, and rather than looking at a soulless bit of black carbon made on a machine, I have a work of art that has been built by hand and lovingly crafted sitting on my rests or in my hands...