The Terry Hearn Classic 12′ 9″ 3 1/4lb is now available with a 50mm ring set. We had to delay the launch of this model due to a shortage of Fuji reel seats but they are now in stock and just like the 40mm Classic and 50mm Distance models, look and feel superb.
The Classic 12’ 9” 3¼lb (50mm) is built on the blank Terry uses for most of his fishing with the addition of the distance enhancing 50mm ring set. The iconic 12’9” length with its forward action is preferred by Terry as the extra length improves casting distance and accuracy with a wide range of lead sizes as well as offering a superior playing action and improved line control.
Perfect for when combining with the larger big pit reels, the 50mm ring set funnels the line quicker, preventing ‘frap ups’ around the butt guide.
Made using the latest high modulus 40T material, which provides durable strength, balance and responsiveness, this rod features an attractive woven finish.
The SiC guides funnel down from 50mm at the butt to a 16mm tip. Just like the other models there is the full length high density EVA handle and flared collar, Fuji DPS reel seat along with a machines stainless butt cap and moulded line clip.
Martin Bowler’s approach to carp fishing rig presentation is remarkably straightforward. Here he shows us a very quick and easy to tie bottom bait rig which does the business!
‘To me carp fishing is very simple, based around location with everything else a secondary consideration because if you regularly put yourself in the correct spot there is absolutely no need to use complicated rigs.
I feed them bait they want to eat and combine this with a sharp hook/bolt rig. Other than that it mustn’t tangle and sit correctly on the substrate I have placed it on, ie gravel, silt or weed. Disappointingly then for anyone opening my tackle box hoping to find a secret — there is little more than a few ESP components.
For boilie fishing I use a ready tied chod, a hinged stiff rig again utilising an ESP rig and a bottom bait/snowman arrangement that I will explain how to tie to show you how simple things can be.
ESP Stash Waterproof Hoody
A practical, light weight, comfortable jacket that not only performs well, but also looks the part on or off the bank!
The fitted cut offers freedom of movement and the performance fabric is 5,000 waterproof and 3,000 breathable, olive green with contrasting ‘ESP orange’ logo and zip pulls.
On the inside are the special ESP logo printed laminate and fully tape sealed seams. Other features include a sculptured adjustable peaked hood, high collar, adjustable waist and cuffs, waterproof zip, zipped chest pocket with rain baffle and handwarmer pockets.
The jacket is super portable and can easily be packed down for storage in rucksack pockets etc.
Available in S — XXXL.
ESP Stash Salopettes
To complement the waterproof hoody. Made using the same 5000 / 3000 waterproof and breathable outer fabric as the lightweight Stash garments launched in 2013, these salopettes feature the addition of a nylon lining for extra ease and convenience.
The cut is fitted yet allows plenty of freedom of movement and the materials used result in salopettes that are light, quiet and comfortable to walk in.
Features include: Adjustable, elasticated shoulder straps with snap lock buckles, a double-ended, full length YKK zip with Velcro secured rain baffles, internal zipped security pocket and hand warmer pockets with protective rain flaps. The knees are double layered and the boot zips are gummed, water and mud resistant.
Available in S – XXXL