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Carp & Specimen

Specimen anglers of all persuasions can source everything they need at Nathan's of Derby. Whether you are in pursuit of carp, catfish, pike, roach or barbel we have the fishing tackle, equipment, bait and clothing you require to set you up perfectly for a successful trip. Our range has been carefully selected from the planet's finest brands to ensure that you only ever need to visit one fishing shop. World class specimens are within your compass when you treat yourself to the right equipment and advice from Nathan's of Derby.

Carp and Specimen Fishing Tackle

Choose from the finest rods and reels from the Daiwa, Fox, Avid Carp, Sonik Sports and Shimano collections. There is no substitute for the right tackle and you can treat yourself to the very latest equipment here at Nathan's. We also offer the terminal tackle and bite alarms which will ensure that it is you who lands the prize winning catch.

Bait and Attractants

With our boilies, pop ups, pellets, base mixes, hook bait and ground bait you can create a gourmet feast that no specimen fish could possibly resist. You can also develop your own a la carte menu with our liquid attractants, additives and syrups. Our range features a mind boggling array of flavours to savour and hunger inducing compounds that will spark a feeding frenzy. Drawn from the highly regarded Sonu Baits, Dynamite Baits, Mainline Baits and Star Baits collections plus many more, you will have every alluring flavour at your disposal.

Shelter and Furniture

So you have your tackle and bait all sorted out but you are going to be spending a long time by the water. Why not maximise your enjoyment of the trip by investing in the best bivvy? Don't forget to treat yourself to the perfect chair or bedchair whilst you are here. If you need cooking equipment, lighting and a sleeping bag then we have these too. With the pick of the Korum, Rod Hutchinson, Nash and Trakker ranges here at Nathan's you can put together the perfect set-up for even the longest trip.

Fishing Clothing

We haven't forgotten that you need to be dressed appropriately for your adventures. After all, there is no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing! We have a comprehensive clothing collection offering hoodies, t shirts, trousers, jackets, all weather suits and accessories.

At Nathan's of Derby we understand that when you are looking to stock up on bait or to update your fishing tackle, you don't really want to wait a long time before you receive it. Our large stores and warehouse facility enable us to hold huge stocks so you can get your hands on what you need right now. We always price to please and our expert staff are on hand if you require further information.

9V Alkaline Battery 9V Alkaline Battery
8 in stock
AA Alkaline Batteries AA Alkaline Batteries
72 in stock
AAA Alkaline Batteries x4 AAA Alkaline Batteries x4
20 in stock
4 batteries.
Angling Pursuits 50cm Triangular Folding Net and Handle Combo Angling Pursuits 50cm Triangular Folding Net and Handle Combo
12 in stock
A quick folding 20 inch (50cm) net with telescopic aluminium handle and plastic spreader block system.
Angling Pursuits Trekker Telescopic 6ft Rod Angling Pursuits Trekker Telescopic 6ft Rod
44 in stock
An ideal travel or spare rod when space is limited. Features include: 1pc (4 Sections) 6ft / 1.8m 62cm closed Casting weight 10g-30g Fibreglass Colour Blue/Silver Casing Plastic sleeve with clip
Angling Technics Microcat HD Bait Boat Angling Technics Microcat HD Bait Boat
1 in stock
Specifications 2.4 Ghz FM 4 channel radio system - less interference and no more clashing with other users. Two ultrasonic sealed zero maintenance motors - fast, efficient, and quiet. Excellent for all baits including particles as the boat sits higher thus there is plenty of clearance between the hoppers and the water level. The two hoppers can be individually or simultaneously opened Microprocess…
Aqua Atom 100 DPM Wrap Aqua Atom 100 DPM Wrap
1 in stock
A waterproof and breathable DPM Aquatexx® wrap Designed specifically to fit the Atom® 100 DPM Offers a lightweight, twin-skin solution Creates a small peak Additional storage space to the front Compact and lightweight True to the Atom® bivvy concept
Avid 10mm Highlites Avid 10mm Highlites
4 in stock
A revolutionary product that will change the way you fish. Made from an ultra buoyant material and a highly visual colour compound they are the perfect product for a multitude of fishing set-ups.
Avid 14mm Highlites Avid 14mm Highlites
3 in stock
A revolutionary product that will change the way you fish. Made from an ultra buoyant material and a highly visual colour compound they are the perfect product for a multitude of fishing set-ups.
Avid 5 Panel Cap Avid 5 Panel Cap
10 in stock
5 panel twill cotton cap finished in Avid Camo print with Avid logo embroidered on front panel. Perfect for shading your face in bright conditions and remaining inconspicuous. Designed with reinforced stitching and adjustable rear strap.
Avid A-Spec Alarm Pouch Avid A-Spec Alarm Pouch
2 in stock
The A-Spec Alarm Pouch helps to protect your valuable alarms when not in use. Made from a soft touch neoprene, the A-Spec Alarm Pouch features a small mesh pocket on the front face for storing you Bobbin or bite indictor. A draw cord at the bottom helps to reduce moisture from getting to your alarm. Neoprene fabric Mesh front pocket Draw cord bottom
Avid A-Spec Tackle Pouch Avid A-Spec Tackle Pouch
1 in stock
Tuned™ compatible Fully padded walls for added protection Removable internal dividers for flexible tackle storage Made from luxury quality 600 denier material


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