13 February, 2017 |
Iain Macmillan is one of the country’s top carp anglers and has a wealth of experience fishing many different waters around the country. Even though he is an accomplished big fish angler, he is still very much about the actual fishing and enjoys catching carp of all sizes. Iain is a regular contributor to many UK carp magazine titles.
Name: Iain Macmillan
Nick Name: Ting Tong
Hometown: Stoke on Trent
Occupation: Angling consultant/writer
UK PB common: 44.4lb
UK PB mirror: 56.8lb
Foreign PB: 68lb
Favourite boilie: I’m now very torn between the new CompleX-T and the Monster Tiger Nut, but I’m happy to use either
Most used rig: Stiff hinged rig or multi rig
Favourite venue: Wellington Country Park
Fish you would most like to catch: The infamous Caravan Park Linear which is over 50lb
Top carp fishing tip: Be mobile and use a rig that presents well & doesn’t tangle
Highlight of angling career: Catching a UK 50lber (The Turtle from Wellington), I still can’t believe I did it, which does prove it’s better to be ‘lucky’ than good!
Aim in angling: To carry on enjoying it and having a giggle along the way!