The Moorlands carp can be very obliging by head and shouldering or clouding up the water where they have decided to feed.
By watching for subtle signs of water movement or patches of bubbles you can often work out where you need to place a bait, then it’s just a matter of how, when and how much.
The good news is that there are no “permanent flying swims.” There are swims which can fish better than others each week, but these are likely to be different every week, as the fish move from area to area and visit every corner of the lake.
It is also worth noting that all of the central lily pads are planted in smooth sided large, plastic bins to prevent the carp being able to get into the roots.
Obviously they can still get round the back of the pads but are then easily untangled with a little help from us.
Hover over markers to get info regarding individual swims