The Big One Show 2019 | Eight hidden gems worth visiting.

Here are eight hidden gems that will be worth visiting at The Big One Show in 2019.

  1. French carp fishery is looking forward to its first-ever The Big One and will host a raffle for a free week’s fishing, along with discounted deals on holidays and free baiting needles.

  2. Now in its 23rd year, Stoney and Friends will be attending The Big One, giving all visitors the chance to win cracking prizes on its raffle pegboard or in its newly introduced ‘Play your Carp Right’ card game. All monies raised go to Macmillan. More info at

  3. Tom Leslie at has told us he will be showing off the new-for-2019 Costa Del Mar sunglasses range.

  4. Visitors will be able to take some of the UK’s top bait boats for a spin on the demo lake each day – anyone for a race?

  5. The lads at Cyberfishing will be unveiling a top new gadget at The Big One – a Smart Rod Sensor combining a lightweight sensor and smartphone app to help anglers record all the data from their fishing trips. 

  6. If you’re thinking of booking a French carp fishing trip this year then be sure to drop in to see David and the team from Domaine de la Ribiere. This English-run, 20-acre lake offfers 10 swims and a big head of carp to well over 70lb, including at least 13 fish over 60lb. It offers accommodation, a heated swimming pool, an on-site tackle shop and a top-quality food package. Book at the show and you can get 15kg of free bait to kick-start your trip.

  7. Are you looking to stock up on PVA for the carp season ahead? Check out Carp Craze, as there are some serious deals on its stand all weekend.

  8. Anglers who want to keep things cool this season must chack out the new coolboxes from The team will have its passive iceboxes on display – we love the green version, as handy for keeping post-catch beers ice-cold as it is for bait!

Sam Curtis