Star names, big-fish action and fascinating tactics.. Thinking Tackle Season Eight has it all! Team Korda and guests travel to exciting venues in the UK and France to test their tactics in front of the cameras and the resulting eight shows raise the bar for carp-fishing filmmaking once again. Here's a show-by-show rundown...
Show 1 : Danny Fairbrass' own Road Lake provides a picturesque backdrop as Danny, Jon Mann and Richard Stewart pass on their tips for planning and executing a successful holiday trip to France.
Show Two: Thinking Tackle favourite Darrell Peck joins Ali Hamidi at top day-ticket venue Farlows Lake, as they try to extract a spring carp or two in cold conditions. The show features some cracking carp and you'll certainly learn plenty along the way.
Show Three: The second Road Lake show sees Ali Hamidi, James Armstrong and Richard Stewart make a return to the lake to show you that you can bag up in France using familiar tactics! James in particular enjoys truly spectacular action from this prolific venue.
Show Four: In one of the most prolific big-fish shows ever filmed, Ali Hamidi and Tom Dove haul the thirties on e Essex Syndicate water, The Rise; a water that they've never set eyes on before.
Show Five: The Gold Lake and Blue Pool in Berkshire play host to Ali Hamidi and David Seaman as they try to stalk big carp from these intimate waters. Ali even finds time to quiz David about his football career and passion for fishing. The show closes with a very special capture indeed.
Show Six: Neil Spooner is joined by Elliot Gray at well-known day-ticket water, Sandhurst, as they try to tempt a pressured carp or two. The lads pass on their secrets for success on the busy waters, getting to grips with some stunning carp along the way.
Show Seven: Continuing the day-ticket theme, Danny Fairbrass heads to Brasenose One on the Linear Complex with bites merchant, Jake Wildbore. The lads discuss day-ticket tactics while getting stuck into the residents of this popular venue.
Show Eight: Staying at Linear, Danny is joined by big-fish man Simon Scott, who give us a stalking masterclass on Hardwick Smiths Lake, banking several crackers to round off Season Eight nicely!
Running Time: 3 disc set - 380 mins approx.