Park lakes and urban fishing are all the rage in social carp circles at the moment. Who else to get us out on the bank other than top carp boys Tony Smeets and Darryll Slater?

With the biggest bait boat you have ever seen, joggers, dog walkers and even crowds of onlookers they get to it and start hauling. Competitive speed reeling and thieving boilie-snatchers are all part and parcel of these public places – but the fish don’t seem to mind.

This item is a part of Fishing Britain, episode 37. To watch the whole show go to

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