With five centimetres of luxuriously padded base and walls the Oval Mat gives ample protection and is large enough to hold carp in excess of 40lb. A mesh cover allows you to leave the carp for a short period if you need to set your self-timer or grab your headtorch, safe in the knowledge that the carp is safe. The mesh also allows you to pour water over the carp to keep it in a healthy state while trying to keep stress to a minimum.
the carp to keep it in a healthy state while trying to keep stress to a minimum. Plus it’s a useful addition when the sun is bright and conditions are hot. With a handy side pocket and elastic straps, you can easily keep your carp-care products and forceps close to hand. Each corner boasts a metal D ring so you can securely peg it down should the weather take a turn for the worse. Boasting a neoprene kneeling mat, neoprene carry handle and carry case, you can easily transport, use and pack away the mat with minimal fuss and mess. (DM)