OCCUPATION: Ventilation Engineer

Wesley Coggeshall has fished most of the top waters in Kent, catching many of the old warriors which reside in the pits.Over the years he has built up quite an impressive list of big-carp captures, topped off by a 50lb common caught in January 2016.

Wes is not blessed with time, and most of his sessions are overnighters. He puts everything into his fishing, and proves that hard work will always pay off in the end.

Clever baiting and timing in his expertise makes Wesley Coggeshall a consistent carp-catcher.

The Major – 57lb 12oz

Satin’s Linear – 46lb


Q. Favourite venue past and present?
A. Johnson’s railway

Q. If you could catch one carp dead or alive what would it be?
A. Has to be the Black mirror ( Colemere )

Q. Off the shelf hookbait or homemade special?
A. A bit of both to tell you the truth

Q. Big windswept pits or small intimate waters?
A. Small and intimate waters for my winter fishing and big pits come the summer

Q. Spring or Autumn?
A. Autumn

Q. Favourite Sticky Baits product?
A. Signature pop-ups

Q. Pop-ups or bottom baits?
A. Depends on the bottom I’m fishing

Q. Favourite moon phase?
A. Full Moon

Q. Three things you wouldn’t go fishing without?
A. Camera/ stove/mobile charger

Q. As a younger angler who did you admire in the carp angling world and why?
A. For me it’s two very good anglers, called Ronan & Bob, that i fished with when i was a kid, watching them go about catching some very big carp , from very tricky venues, I’m still very good friends with them to this day